By: D. Rhode
Everyone knows how essential blood is to life. And most people are aware that blood banks go through shortages from time to time. But what happens when there is not enough blood? Only the patients who are in dire need of blood get it. That...
By: Amy Denney
It is such a personal decision for most people when it comes to, for lack of a better word, the disposal of their body after death. There are so many options and so many considerations.Many peoples' religious beliefs dictate the ceremony that surrounds their...
By: A. South
No one is, or ever has been, immune to illnesses. Day to day life brings one in contact with billions of bacteria ready to invade and conquer the human body. Medical practitioners of colonial times did not possess the technology to study these pathogens, therefore...
By: Mary Tyrer
Being a victim of a medical error can destroy your life, as you know it. There are more times, when the victim of the medical error is not aware of the doctor's mistake. If the victim does find out, there are problems with suing the...
By: Jonte Rhodes
The electric chairs that are still used today are a lot safer and more reliable than they were in years gone past. Today if you were to be executed in the electric chair you would probably feel very little pain, as the initial voltage of...
By: Nancy Lynam
Medical errors do happen and will continue to happen. While I'd like to think that most are not done intentionally, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to put our lives in the hands of doctors. Unless a doctor is in his own practice and not...
By: David Potts
Blood Letting: Donating Your Red Stuff Well I decided it was time to give blood. Giving blood you get rid of the old blood and let the new stuff get cranked out in your bones. Not too mention drinking a beer gets you drunker even...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Oscar Lallana
Euthanasia is first and foremost a personal tragedy. For those involved (patient, family and friends), deciding whether it should be carried out commonly comes after years of suffering, sacrifice and psychological pain. Whether voluntary (usually as a consequence of unbearable emotional and sometimes economical struggle)...
Will Political Setbacks for Stem Cell Advocates Destroy Medical Research Efforts
By: Randall Flagg
Destroy is a strong term, however, political setbacks certainly will be detrimental to stem cell research. Political motions are the most powerful social motions and thus any political difficulties would hinder a process.All people should realize that politics play a major role in any...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Thomas Bailey
Recently, here in Canada, a man named Robert Latimer was released from prison, after having been convicted of killing his severely disabled daughter several years ago. He is appealing his conviction, because in his mind, he had committed a merciful act. Merciful to whom? My...

 

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