By: Pamela Bates
In today's world of improved technology, educational opportunities, and breakthroughs in medical knowledge, it is ironic that one of the major failings of the modern medical field is its inability to protect patients from preventable errors that occur in virtually all hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient...
By: Ian Essling
While it is not everyone's lifelong dream to have a needle shoved into their arm and a pint of their blood drained out, donating blood is a very important action that most anyone can take to better his or her community.Each unit of blood...
By: Micah Akuezue
The United States of America is one of the nations in the world that is fortunate enough to have sophisticated laboratories and highly educated scientists. And when any group of scientists come across a breakthrough with the potential to save millions of lives and...
Nathanial Kleitman: Father of modern sleep research
By: Effie Moore Salem
The father of modern sleep research, Nathanial Kleitman, was born in 1895 and died in 1999. He was a University of Chicago physiologist and co-conductor of Kleitman-Dement Dream Research. (William C. Dement, as a second year medical student, was working in Kleitman's Sleep Research Laboratory...
By: Leigh-Anne Parsons
If you are going to donate blood for the first time it is natural to be a bit afraid, but there is really no need. The process is virtually pain free and the natural high gained from knowing you're helping to save lives will...
Will Political Setbacks for Stem Cell Advocates Destroy Medical Research Efforts
By: Scott Besgrove
I can't believe this is even a debate. My argument here will be very small and centered around one singular point-this entire debacle with stem cell research setbacks needs to be argued WITHOUT ANY RELIGIOUS INVOLVEMENT WHATSOEVER.In order for this medical debate to carry...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Sarah Williams
For many years society has realized that there comes a time in all life when it seems as though death is knocking at a locked back door; unable to get in for the moment, but inevitably a guest, none the less. We have taken it...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Angela S. Young
At one time, I would have said euthanasia was ethical for animals who could not be saved. After all, who wants to watch an animal suffer? None of us do, and so we take our pets to a doctor who gives them a shot. Soon...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Frances Simon
Euthanasia carries with it legal, moral and religious issues. It is only within each of these categories that a judgment of whether or not it is ethical can be made. Legally, it is only actively allowed in the state of Oregon. The increasing use of...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Diana Skill
If we value human life so much, why do we execute people? Why do we go to war and sanction, in effect, murder? Why haven't we made more of an effort to lift children up out of poverty and high-risk environments? Yet we take someone...

 

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