EDITORIAL BOARD. Introduction: The Trojan horse of bioethics. What really assassinated hippocrates. Bioethics in historical and philosophical context. The postmodern environment of bioethics. Human reproductive medicine: Freedom or regulation. Infectious diseases: Ethics, experts and policy in AIDS, vCJD, Ebola virus, West Nile virus. Abortion: Human worth, the end of ethics and political entitlement. Politicizing brain death, treatment refusal, physician-assisted suicide, terminal sedation, treatment rationing. Health belief model and health delivery systems. Alternative medicine, new age, classic shaman systems. Behavioral myth, psychiatric abuse, and social manipulation. Are patients better off than they were before the sixties: A second opinion and analysis of bioethics. Resisting the total society, and a new model for ethics.