Category Archives: In the News

Is The Cure Worse Than The Problem?

It is a fiery debate that is raging over what is the right thing to do about COVID-19.  Are we underestimating this virus. Has it yet to show it’s true colors, as did the Spanish flu of 1918 as it came back in far more lethal form. Or is “the cure worse than the problem”…
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A Photographers No-Holds-Barred Experience of Breast Cancer

Currently in London, and yesterday made a sortie to the Welcome Institute.  Jo Spence Pulls No Punches Went to Misbehaving Bodies– an exhibit bringing together the works of photographer and film maker Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery, “two artists who whose work explores chronic illness and experiences of care” A no-holds-barred and confrontational look at how…
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Is the AMA Right in Saying Medical Aid in Dying is Incompatible With a Doctor’s Role?

There is currently strident debate in Virginia about legalizing medical aid in dying.* Recently the American Medical Association has reaffirmed it’s code of ethics, saying “physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer.” [caption id="attachment_2611" align="alignnone" width="980"] She Wants to Die With Dignity[/caption] Several states have passed legislation to legalize medical aid…
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