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Whatever Happened to the Instinct that ‘Doctors Must Not Kill’?

In a 1992 article in the Journal of Clinical Ethics titled, “Doctors Must Not Kill,” renowned physician and bioethicist Edmund Pellegrino reminded fellow physicians—with incisive logic and strong passion—of their historic duty to be healers, not killers. As one who is not a physician but will one day be a patient facing the end of his life, I would take comfort in knowing that my… // Read More »

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