Tag Archives: patient rights

What’s Wrong with the FDA’s Plan B Compromise? Almost Everything.

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Once again women’s health and autonomy is being compromised for politics. The Obama administration had the mandate and information they needed to make a science-based decision that put women’s health as top priority, and once again they failed to do … Continue reading

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The Freedom to Die in Peace

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The freedom to die in peace has been much in the news of late. When an 83-year-old man shot first his dying wife and then himself in a Pennsylvania hospice, distressed commenters speculated that local law left him with no better options. … Continue reading

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On Loving Life and Leaving It

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The name of Terri Schiavo is seared into our collective consciousness.  Her personhood is not, because by the time she became a celebrity she had none.  Terri was bulimic, and, whether her body draws its last breath this week or … Continue reading

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