The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case.
We always hear about friends and family with blood pressure problems. There’s something easy to miss, though.
We are witnessing a steady and growing imposition of technocracy in medicine, where “experts” define the parameters of care.
What happened to consistency? Why not ban leather too? It is animal hide, after all.
In our highly litigious society, physicians and other health-care professionals often practice what is known as “defensive medicine.”