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HU 245 Unit 4 Assignment Bioethics is concerned basic human rights and values, the morality of the health care system, technology, medicine, and society's responsibility for the well-being of its members. It emphasizes relationships between patients and medical professionals, and how we as individuals relate to our human counterparts in matters of sickness, injury, death and dying. Abortion is one of the major controversial issues that raises a philosophical question, when does human life begin and at what point should this life be protected and treated as the lives of those that are already born? Abortion is the premature termination of pregnancy, in this instance we will be discussing induced abortions which are those done intentionally with the assistance of a medical professional. Those who are against abortion take the antiabortion (pro-life) position, those who support abortion take the abortion-on-request (pro-choice) position. The pro-life position states that unborn children have a right to life from the point of conception. The pro-choice position
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