Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Nicholas Miller
Euthanasia, also known as mercy killing or assisted suicide, is a very controversial subject. Is it morally right to end our own lives, or ask someone to help us end our own lives? Is it morally right to legalize euthanasia? Multiple polls have shown that...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Carolyn Tytler
The dictionary defines euthanasia as "the painless killing of a patient suffering from a terminal illness". The operative word here is killing. Euthanasia is most definitely unethical.The Bible says, "Thou shalt not murder". Deut.5:17.Even if this command were not written down in...
What is a surgical mask and what is its purpose?
By: Norma Chew
The word mask brings up images of cultural celebrations such as, Halloween and even beauty product masks that enhance the quality of our complexion This article focuses on masks as they pertain to the medical field, health-care professionals and infectious diseases. A surgical mask Vs...
Facts about the thalidomide tragedy
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Thalidomide was first marketed as a sedative in Europe in the 1950s, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The German pharmaceutical company Gruuenthal released the drug in 1957. Thalidomide's teratogenic properties were not known at that time, and it was prescribed...
By: Norma Chew
A hazardous substance is any biological agent or other disease causing agent or any chemical which presents a health hazard. Hazardous substances can be found in such places as hospitals and other medical facilities, occupational facilities, like chemical, agricultural, industrial and research plants. Hazardous substances...
Euthanasia Arguments for
By: M E Skeel
If we are talking about the euthanasia of hurt animals, then euthanasia is not only ethical, it is a cruel necessity. When I became a wildlife carer in Australia, I wanted to save everything. Obviously, I cannot and it has become part of a carer's...
By: Norma Chew
According to Dr. Matthews, Assistant Professor and Head of the Division of Periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia."The rationale for treating periodontal diseases is to preserve the structure, function and esthetics of the dentition. In fact such treatment may be just...
What is an arterial blood gas?
By: Tonia Sharp
Blood gas analysis measures the pressure exerted by the gases that we inhale and exhale dissolved in blood. The pH of 7.40 is a perfect balance of acids and bases.Arterial blood, which supplies each body organ's metabolic needs, is usually uniform throughout the...
The facts about altered states of consciousness
By: Tony Ballejos
Lucid DreamingI have always loved to sleep, not as much for the rehabilitation of tissues and nerves, as the adrenaline filled adventure of dreamscapes. Even pre-voracious consumption of such new age scripture as Brian Weiss' Many Minds Many Masters. As well as Seth Speaks, and...
By: G E Barr
Jabir Ibn Hayyan lived in the 8th and early 9th centuries. He was Iranian, Islamic and he made impressive contributions to chemistry. Alot of his work was translated and sent to Medieval Europe under the name, Geber. Though some speculated as to his ethnicity as...

 

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