Death Panel? Mass General Reportedly 'Has Had a Unilateral Do Not Resu
May 12th, 2014 9:30 PM
Early this morning, award-winning author and bioethicist Wesley Smith posted at National Review on a Sunday Medical Futility blog entry. That entry previewed a presentation scheduled to occur on morning of Sunday, May 18, the third day of the American Thoracic Society International Conference in San Diego.
The topic: "Unilateral Do-Not-Attempt Resuscitation Orders In A Large Academic Hospital…
Wesley Smith Notes Pro-Embryonic, Anti-Adult Stem Cell Research Bias i
November 25th, 2011 11:52 PM
On November 15 (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog), I compared how two of the leading wire services, Reuters and the Associated Press, covered the announcement by Geron Corp. of its decision to halt the first government-approved clinical trial involving embryonic stem cells. Reuters fairly noted that "teams working with adult stem cells -- a less ambitious area -- are making good progress." While…
NPR Wholeheartedly Endorses Women Freezing Eggs; Fails to Disclose Ris
June 1st, 2011 9:32 AM
On Tuesday's Morning Edition, NPR's Jennifer Ludden all but acted as an proponent of egg donation and freezing to preserve women's fertility, but failed to acknowledge the dangers associated with the donation process, ranging from negative psychological effects to kidney failure and death. Ludden barely touched on other risks to the procedures, such as using them to permit women over 50 become…
Imagine a Military Board With the Power of the Very Real ObamaCare Med
November 23rd, 2010 12:52 PM
Imagine the (justifiable) media and other outcry that would result if a previous presidential administration and congressional leadership had convinced gullible House and Senate members to pass a law which they weren't given time to read specifying the following about a new Military Spending Board.
First, the Board appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate) sets a predetermined (…