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Old Age and New Policy
In light of the projection of increasing deficits in the present Medicare program, we must rethink our goals for health in old age and curb our insatiable appetite for longer life regardless of expense. The failure ...
Can We Return Death to Disease?
The renewed interest in active euthanasia and assisted suicide has occured in response to the power of medicine to extend life under poor circumstances and to impose aggressive, often unremitting treatment that appears ...
How Technology Is Reframing the Abortion Debate
Callahan examines technological developments affecting the fetus that have occurred since the
Ethical and Policy Issues in Rehabilitation Medicine
The field of medical rehabilitation is relatively new....Until recently, the ethical problems of this new field were neglected. There seemed to be more pressing concerns as rehabilitation medicine struggled to establish itself, ...