A Minnesota hospital recently tried to remove a Covid patient named Scott Quiner from a ventilator over the objections of his wife.
The world should have boycotted Beijing. It didn’t. NBC should cancel its coverage of the Games. It won’t.
We should focus more on the rights and duties of real humans, not concern ourselves with the fate of fictional non-beings that will never really exist.
Seattle City Light is now under that very threat because of the electricity-generating dams it operates.
Except for the possibility of a disease crossing the species barrier, there aren’t really any downsides to this breakthrough.
Lopez speaks about Dorothy Day, the Catholic Worker movement, and the practical and the mystical aspects of living discerned Truth.
Public-health officials aim to keep society terrified.
Triage is a medical determination, not an ideological one, that prioritizes access to needed care. It isn’t supposed to be a tool for discrimination.
Companies are making a lot of money off early-gestation, prenatal blood tests that search for rare genetic conditions. Reportedly, the results are often wrong.
The NYS DOH announced that access to some Covid therapeutics will be partly based on consideration of race.