The purposes of medicine are expanding rapidly beyond treating actual illnesses/injuries and promoting wellness.
A new and highly problematic means of obtaining organs is pushing the boundaries of the “dead donor rule.”
“A well-performed operation is still malpractice (or even assault) if it is not done for valid medical reasons.”
One factor in the difference between the United States and Europe may be less accurate information in the United States.
Obviously, life begins at conception. With the fusion of the sperm and the egg, a new human life begins.