Measles, Ethics, and Public Health Debate by Lawrence Gostin, JD

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JAMA, Feb 12, 2015, published the following online article by Lawrence Gostin, J.D.,  entitled, “Law, Ethics, and Public Health in the Vaccination Debates:  Politics of the Measles Outbreak.”    It comes out of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. The outbreak of measles raises many ethical issues which […]

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The Paradox of Prayer by Bill Newcott

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Okay, I am over 55 years old and a member of AARP.  Every member receives a monthly magazine and in the March 2015 issue there is a nice article by Bill Newcott entitled, “The Paradox of Prayer.”  In his article the author reveals prayer to be a universal experience and says it has been common to people of all […]

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“I WILL ALWAYS SEEK GOD”

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In a 2011 letter, U.S. aid worker Kayla Mueller wrote, “I will always seek God. Some people find God in church. Some people find God in nature. Some people find God in love; I find God in suffering. I’ve known for some time what my life’s work is, using my hands as tools to relieve […]

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Viva Le France; Viva Le World; Viva Le Community

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The million plus Unity March in Paris offers hope for all people. Seeing leaders of Israel, Palestine, Jordan and the European nations walking together with locked arms, says that the world has had enough. Islamic terrorist be forewarned! Your days are numbered. The killing of innocents has gone too far. You have proven your cause […]

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A Lament for the Charlie Hebdo Murders

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The mass murder of twelve cartoonists at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo has left the world in shock.  What is amazing to me is that anyone of any faith could care less what a satirical magazine has to say.  Everything they say is satire.  So, why pay attention?  Apathy would be the better response and is the […]

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