Why Najiba’s brutal murder is just a symptom of a much larger problem.
American innovation and freedom have long made our health system the envy (and “medical travel” destination) of the world. But some new technologies challenge both medical ethics and the respected patient-physician relationship. In a recent New York Times article, a method known as TeleMedicine (medical consultation and administration done via video conferencing) was explained, with one particularly [...]
Last night, Jon Stewart, who I view as honorable, joined the chorus of people criticizing the justified-as-much-as-something-can-be-justified raid by the Israelis on the flotilla carrying “aid” to Gaza, the home of Hamas. First, he referred to the people involved in the shipment as “activists” and then showed video of some of the ship’s contents—the non-violent [...]