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  • UK Suggests Ethically Controversial Strategies to Increase Organ Donations
  • 8/02/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has launched a survey asking health professionals and the public to weigh in on several ethically controversial strategies to increase organ donations.
  • Assisted Suicide 'In Direct Conflict' With Doctor's Role
  • 8/01/2012
  • (Boston.com) - Physicians, in their care of patients, must establish a physician-patient relationship based on mutual trust and respect to be able to render the best care to their patients. Centuries ago the physician Hippocrates wrote the Hippocratic Oath, which many of us took when we became physicians and guides us in the ethical practice of medicine.
  • Florida's Most Vulnerable in Danger of Abuse
  • 7/31/2012
  • (TBO.com) - Recent newspaper investigations have found rampant abuse and neglect in Florida's assisted-living facilities and now at a rehabilitation center for brain-injured patients in Hardee County. What these stories have in common is an indictment of Florida's regulators.
  • Wisconsin Bishops Warn Against POLST End of Care Document
  • 7/30/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews) - In a statement issued yesterday, the Roman Catholic bishops of Wisconsin are warning against the end of life care document called Physician (or Provider) Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST). The bishops are concerned that use of this document could lead to acts of euthanasia.
  • Assisted Suicide Backers Confident They'll Win in Massachusetts
  • 7/29/2012
  • (LIfeNews.com) - Massachusetts is the latest battleground over euthanasia with an initiative on the ballot in November to adopt a statute similar to those in Oregon and Washington, which allow physicians to prescribe suicide for their patients.
  • What Still Shocks Me About ObamaCare
  • 7/27/2012
  • (By Nat Hentoff) - Amid the huge response - both triumphant and agonized - to the Supreme Court's preservation of Obamacare, I was surprised at how little attention was being paid to that law's core purpose: to strongly control health care costs where government funding is involved, as it increasingly will be.
  • Death Panels on Steroids
  • 7/26/2012
  • (Daily Caller) - If you want to see what direction health care is going, just read the July 12 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Of course, reading a medical journal isn't on most people's "to do" lists. Even medical professionals who do read journal articles rarely do so to gain insight into the latest shifts in the cultural or political winds. That's a mistake.
  • Filmmaker Turns Camera on Corruption
  • 7/25/2012
  • (stargazett.com) - Filmmaker and activist William Windsor is a man on a mission, and that mission brought him to Elmira on Thursday as he seeks to battle what he calls 14 categories of corruption.
  • Nitschke Doubles Down on Death-on-Demand
  • 7/23/2012
  • (First Things) - The assisted suicide movement is so full of pretense. It is "only" about terminal illness when nothing else can be done to end suffering, they coo. Baloney. Well, it is only for the "hopelessly ill." Baloney.
  • Lexington Park Woman Returns Home One Year After Accident
  • 7/21/2012
  • (SoMdNews.com) - When Maria Morgan left for work on Monday, July 11, 2011, there was no way to know it would take her an entire year to get back home.