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Peter Singer: Deny Unvaccinated ICU Care Versus Vaccinated

The bullying around vaccines is getting out of hand. But then, Singer is fully vaccinated, needless to say. So, the cynic in me wonders whether he’s really saying, “Put me first.” Read More ›
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Prenatal Search-and-Destroy Genetic Tests Often Wrong

Eugenics is alive and well with prenatal testing deployed to detect conditions — such as Down syndrome and dwarfism — toward the frequent end (and often, purpose) of ensuring that offending babies are never born. Read More ›
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Bioethicist: Let Doctors Kill the Healthy by Harvesting Organs

We have entered the era of what I call “do harm medicine,” in which the concept of what constitutes harming the patient has become entirely malleable and subjective. I even wrote a book covering that subject. Read More ›
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Court Wrong to Okay Refusal of Life-Saving Medication to Prisoners

This is outrageous. Kentucky denied a prisoner with hepatitis a life-saving drug that always works — because of the expense. Now, a court of appeals ruling finds that the move is constitutional. Read More ›
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Vitruvian man in explosion of computer data.Futuristic Illustration of vitruvian man with a binary codes symbolized digital age.

Computer Program Developed in Canada to Predict When Seniors Have 6 Months to Live

As if we needed further evidence that medicine is growing increasingly impersonal, the Canadian Medical Association Journal has published a study that claims a computer program can predict when seniors have six months to live. Read More ›
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U.K. Forced Do Not Resuscitate Orders on COVID Patients with Developmental Disabilities

Oh, the joys of centralized health care. Apparently, the NHS has engaged in a bigoted DNR regime for COVID patients with developmental disabilities Read More ›
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HHS Rule Would Have Prohibited Discrimination Against Babies with Disabilities

Working until the last minute, the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Health and Human Services has published a proposed rule that would protect babies born prematurely from death — including those who survive abortion — and disabled people generally from discrimination in the health-care context. Read More ›
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Hospice Workers Should Be at the Front of the Vaccine Line Too

We all know that residents in long-term-care/assisted-living facilities and frontline health-care personnel make up Phase 1a of the CDC vaccine distribution plan, putting them — rightly — at the front of the vaccine line. But not all medical workers are apparently created equal. I am specifically referring to hospice workers, who have been placed toward the back of the queue in several states. Read More ›
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D.C. to Legalize Vaccination of 11-Year-Olds Without Parental OK

Progressives think the state is better at raising children than parents. For example, in California and some other states, children can obtain abortions without parental knowledge. Now, Washington, D.C.’s uber-leftwing city council has passed a bill permitting children down to age 11 to obtain vaccinations–i.e., medical interventions–without parental knowledge or consent. From the Epoch Times story: Bill 23-171 would allow for children as young as 11 to consent to all vaccines on the government schedule. At the same time, the school, health care provider, and the parent’s private insurance would conceal the child’s vaccination from parents or guardians—who would have no knowledge of the vaccination unless the child told them. The bill states that the minor must be “capable of meeting the informed Read More ›