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Large Hospital System Uses Race To Decide Whether A Person Gets Covid Treatment

MADISON, Wis. — Should life-saving Covid-19 drugs be prioritized based on a patient’s race? The Biden administration thinks so. And now healthcare systems reportedly are beginning to follow such “equitable” guidance to the letter, making race and ethnicity a primary factor in determining who receives life-saving Covid-19 treatments such as monoclonal antibodies and oral antiviral drugs. The Wisconsin Institute for…

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Here’s An Essential Book For Anyone Dealing With Critical Illness

In Every Deep-Drawn Breath: A Critical Care Doctor on Healing, Recovery, and Transforming Medicine in the ICU, pulmonary and critical care specialist Dr. Wes Ely chronicles his career-long “journey back to [his] original oath – first do no harm.” During his first rotation in critical care, Ely adhered to accepted ICU protocols, using endless arrays of interventions to “push back against…

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Eliminating Sex On Birth Certificates Is Driven By Inexperienced Med Students Undermining Science

The American Medical Association (AMA) continued to defy basic science and the views of the overwhelming majority of the nation’s medical professionals when it took the absurd step in June of resolving to “advocate for the removal of sex as a legal designation on the public portion of the birth certificate.”  In taking this position, the AMA strayed so far…

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Eliminating People With Down Syndrome Deprives Our Society Of Love And Joy

On November 8, 2020, Chris Nikic became the first man with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman Triathlon. An Ironman consists of a 2.4-mile open-water swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run — a full marathon. It’s an endurance test that less than 0.003 percent of able-bodied Americans can complete. When asked why Chris became interested in the…

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