The Costs of Defensive Science
In our highly litigious society, physicians and other health-care professionals often practice what is known as “defensive medicine.”
Canadian Hospice Says No to Euthanasia
Cecily Saunders, who created the modern hospice movement, stood steadfastly against assisted-suicide legalization.
Medical Coercion Comes to Virginia?
Futile care theory (as I call it) or medical futility allows doctors to unilaterally refuse wanted life-sustaining treatment based on the physician’s values.
Medical Establishment Opposes Conscience Rights
The Massachusetts Medical Society wants their pro-life colleagues, and those who believe in the Hippocratic Oath, to be forced to violate religious and moral beliefs.