Tag: Medicine

Cholera Outbreak Worsens in Haiti

PHOTO: A woman hold a small child, who receives IV treatment for cholera in St. Marc. Image provided by Partners in Health, with more available here. At this point, you’ve likely seen news of the cholera outbreak in Haiti. As…

Not so much, no.

Reader April sent in an article from the LA Times (thanks!) called Medical treatment carries possible side effect of limiting homosexuality. You know this isn’t going to go well already, don’t you? It begins with this: Each year in the…

That’s some “conscience”

A nurse at Mt. Sinai hospital in New York was reportedly forced to assist in an emergency second-trimester abortion, and is now suing. Predictably, the right is flipping out, and even blaming Obama. According to the story, which I can…

Dr. Carhart targeted by anti-choice activists

The same anti-choicers who long targeted Dr. Tiller found a new victim after Tiller’s murder: Dr. LeRoy Carhart in Nebraska. Opponents of abortion, who had devoted decades to trying to stop Dr. Tiller’s business with protests and calls for investigations,…