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A Lesson On The Hippocratic Oath From A Muslim-American Doctor To Donald Trump
Dr. Asif Rehman
Former National President of the Association of Physicians of ...
Each morning, I read a framed Hippocratic Oath on my office wall. My parents presented this to me over 25 years ago. Professionally
Requiem for Lethal Injection?
M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D.
Author, "The Hippocratic Myth," & Professor of Law, Georgetown...
The rifleman mustering for a firing squad is honest - an icon of retribution without pretense. If we can own his violent act on our behalf, capital punishment suits us. But clinical killing is euphemism - a cowardly way for us to deceive ourselves.
How Family Law Attorneys Tend to Think, Part IV
Mediator, Family Law Attorney, Collaborative Law Practitioner,...
It seems to me that Dr. Simon missed the entire point of the article, which was reflected in the following quote: "Many Generation
Are We in the Emerald City, Dr. Oz?
Founder of the Flawless Foundation
We look forward to his on-air response, and hope that Dr. Oz will be transparent and honest about his methods, intentions and future behavior.
In Oz We Trust?
Founder of the Flawless Foundation
The Hippocratic Oath is an oath historically taken by physicians. It is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear, upon a number of healing gods, to uphold specific ethical standards.
Why Are CA Doctors Breaking Their Hippocratic Oath on Prop 45?
Paul Y. Song, MD
Physician, Board Member of Physicians for a National Health Pr...
Our patients are suffering mentally and physically from outrageous rate increases, and as the Hippocratic Oath makes clear, we must "keep them from harm and injustice."
Hillary's Lesson: Defending a Criminal
Let's not talk about Hillary Clinton specifically -- let's examine, instead, the role of the run-of-the-mill criminal lawyer who chooses to, or is appointed to, represent an extremely unpopular defendant, or a defendant counsel believes is truly guilty.
Obituary: The Passing of the Physician Healer
Barry Boyd, M.D.
He was believed to be many thousands of years old and left behind a rich legacy of accomplishments. His early years were
White Coats and Green Eye Shades
Professor, Yeshiva University and cancer survivor
Despite this extremely successful course of treatment, some medical bureaucrats seem to think that I am an outlier -- a mere statistical oddity who was not economically worthy of receiving this level of care.
One Oath to Unite Us
Consumer Healthcare Expert, Commentator
When the dedicated, expert hospital staff saves a life -- yet the survivor loses all of his assets down a fiscal rabbit hole because of wildly inflated medical bills -- how is the hospital honoring its vow?
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Needed: A Hippocratic Oath for U.S. Foreign Policy
Adjunct Professor, Norwich University; Fellow Foreign Policy A...
Today the phrase American leadership stands for attempts by the United States to militarily convert societies and countries to conform to American beliefs and serve American interests.
Cheating or Protecting? Depends
Timothy D. Slekar
Associate professor of teacher education
Children, families, communities and schools are being harmed. High stakes testing and accountability-based reforms undermine our democracy and do not work.
A Landmark Week for Health Reform -- But Let's Remember Health Care's Larger Purpose
Dora Calott Wang, M.D.
Medicine has always been grounded in humanitarian ideals, as reflected in codes of ethics. The humanitarian roots of American medicine are evident in our many hospitals named for saints.
Oklahoma Gives Right-to-Life Doctors the Right to Lie
Lennard J. Davis
Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences at the University...
Hippocrates is turning over in his grave.
'The Road from Ruin': First, Do No Harm: Managers Need a Hippocratic Oath
Angel Cabrera, Ph.D.
President, George Mason University
As true professionals, business leaders must accept their responsibility to create real, sustainable value.
THE WORLD POST
Torture in Health Care
Director of the health division, Human Rights Watch
That doesn't mean it's not happening. Government policies that prohibit effective treatment for individuals who use drugs
Sleepless Supernova: Propofol Lullabies In Neverland
Qanta Ahmed, MD
Author, 'In the Land of Invisible Women'
That an anesthesiologist could be on tour with Michael administering propofol is both baffling and repugnant. The King of Pop was effectively anaesthetized every night, while our profession was asleep at the wheel.
Above & Below: The Health Care Debate Seen from Above
Gahl Eden Sasson
Thinker, storyteller, & published author. Student & teacher of...
According to astrology, which was developed as a tool to understand the cycles of the seasons, now is the best time in 250 years to transform the health care institutions.
Celebrity "Roadkill": A Black Box Warning for Physicians
Gary R. Cohan, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Medical Doctor, Research Scientist, Author, Civil Rights Activ...
How can a vulnerable physician resist the temptation to "bend the rules" for these "tabloid elites?"
The Hippocratic Oath And Health Care Reform
Raymond J. Learsy
This letter speaks eloquently to an issue critical to the administration and the conduct of our society.
Psycho: Bush's Willing Medical Torturers
Author, "They Knew They Were Right: the Rise of the Neocons"
Simply releasing the documents about their embrace of torture has further soiled Bush and Cheney's legacy. But whether that is punishment enough is another matter.
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