Parents Sue Doctors for Reviving Baby

Because the child survived with serious disabilities. But the Supreme Court of Washington-State threw it out. Good. Imagine if a court ruled that saving the life of a disabled baby could bring liability, but not saving the life of an able-bodied baby. Saving a life in such circumstances should not . . . . Continue Reading »

New Jersey Question 2 Obituary

The New York Times obituary for Question 2 is interesting. It notes that ground had already been broken on building facilities to house research companies that would have been paid to do human cloning and ESCR with taxpayers’ borrowed money—but now won’t. Predictably, one of the . . . . Continue Reading »

Media Clueless on "Right to Die" Term

The BBC has an inappropriate “right to die” headline over a story involving the tragic case of a woman who died after refusing a blood transfusion because her of faith as a Jehovah’s Witness. In fact, the woman did not want to die. And the story acknowledges the case actually . . . . Continue Reading »

Overweight People Live Longer

I think we are so awash in “scientific studies”—many hyper-politicized or contradictory with other studies—that it seems to me that they offer little of value any more. For example, some researchers claim that calorie deprivation can extend lives. But a now verified study . . . . Continue Reading »