Tag Archives: Medical Ethics

Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Physician, Heal Thyself

Graphic by Daniel Marsula / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.Physician, heal thyself:The sad demise of medical ethics By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / November 17, 2010 Recently I awoke to a front page article in The Erie Times-News headlined … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Physician, Heal Thyself

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Have a Heart : How to Expand the Organ Harvest

3D anaglyph of the human heart. Image from 3D-image.net.Israel’s new approach:Donor cards and organ transplants By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 16, 2010 For years now, doctors have been able to save lives and prolong lives by … finish reading Have a Heart : How to Expand the Organ Harvest

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Drug Company Gifts to Doctors: Staunching the Flow

Group Advises Stopping Flow of Gifts to DoctorsBy Gardiner Harris / April 28, 2009 WASHINGTON — In a scolding report, the nation’s most influential medical advisory group said that doctors should stop taking much of the money, gifts and free … finish reading Drug Company Gifts to Doctors: Staunching the Flow

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Even Genghis Kahn Knew Torture Doesn’t Work

Genghis Kahn. Art from Chinese Culture / Brooklyn College.Torture and the complicity of the physician By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / April 27, 2009 Thomas Jefferson wrote in a letter to Thomas Cooper in 1823: “Man … finish reading Even Genghis Kahn Knew Torture Doesn’t Work

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Medical Professionals ‘Led the Way’ : The Psychologists of Torture

Licensed psychologist and Army Col. Larry James was the director of Guantanamo’s “Behavioral Science Consultation Team,” which oversaw the use of harsh interrogation techniques widely condemned as torture. Photo by Army Spc. Shanita Simmons / from In These Times.Medical professionals … finish reading Medical Professionals ‘Led the Way’ : The Psychologists of Torture

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Medical Ethics : The Campus Invasion of Big Pharma

Graphic by Mike Licht / NotionsCapital Big Pharma and Medical Ethics Drug companies are ‘funneling money through universities for advertising and trying to disguise it as education.’ Dr. Gerry Lower / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2009 The New … finish reading Medical Ethics : The Campus Invasion of Big Pharma

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HEALTH CARE / Western Medicine and the Dilemma of Life’s End

One version of life’s end: Charon the ferryman. I do not write these observations as a medical ethics expert, but merely as an 87 year old retired physician, a secularist, with cancer of the prostate; thus, with some insight into … finish reading HEALTH CARE / Western Medicine and the Dilemma of Life’s End

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Do No Harm : The Complicity of Psychologists in Cheney-Bush Torture Program

Psychologist protesting APA complicity in torture in 2007.APA pressured to take a stand… ‘Psychologists have been identified as key figures in the design and conduct of abuses against detainees in US custody’by Meteor Blades / August 12, 2008 Unlike the … finish reading Do No Harm : The Complicity of Psychologists in Cheney-Bush Torture Program

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