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Clichés Never Get Old(er)

The Hippocratic Oath of a Photographer circa 1937. Still relevant today. HEY YOU WITH THE CAMERA! STEP AWAY FROM THE EGG!
posted by oneswellfoop on Oct 17, 2011 - 47 comments

Abortion Not OK in OK

Provoking pro-choice advocates, Oklahoma passed two highly restrictive abortion laws on Tuesday. One (rtf file) requires doctors to show women an ultrasound of their fetus and point out its physical characteristics — even if the patient was impregnated through rape or incest. The second (rtf file) stipulates that doctors cannot be sued if they decide to lie to an expectant mother regarding her baby's birth defects. A third requires clinics to post signs telling patients they cannot be forced to have an abortion. The first law prompted an immediate lawsuit from Tulsa's only abortion clinic. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Apr 30, 2010 - 169 comments

Physician, Heal Thy Hippocratic Oath!

‘If You Voted for Obama, Seek Urologic Care Elsewhere’ 'A doctor who considers the national health-care overhaul to be bad medicine for the country posted a sign on his office door telling patients who voted for President Barack Obama to seek care "elsewhere."' This is but a new twist in the continuing debate over a physician's right to refuse treatment. [more inside]
posted by VikingSword on Apr 2, 2010 - 164 comments

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