Archives for Month: March 2015

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Is Premeditated Targeting of an Unborn Child Murder?

March 23, 2015

(courtesy Wikimedia Commons) by guest blogger, Erica Graham Should personhood be ascribed based upon whether or not the person is wanted?  If this seems like a strange question, consider the following case.  This past week in Longmont, Colorado a 26 year old woman who was 7 months pregnant went to... View Article

The Coming of Medical Martyrdom

March 16, 2015

Do you remember a time when folks talked about a doctor’s oath, something that dictated his or her ethics? Most don’t realize that this originally came from Hippocrates in about 400 B.C., but they assumed that healthcare was guided by professionalism and compassionate care. Today, the New Medicine is no... View Article

Remembering Spring in the Midst of Winter

March 9, 2015

Photo Courtesy  of Wikimedia Commons by Dr. Heather Kuruvilla Just days ago, much of the nation was facing wind chill advisories and subzero temperatures.  But walking around my neighborhood yesterday, I heard the sounds of rushing water as the snow melted, the song of birds, and the honking of geese.  The... View Article

Your 3-person Embryo Questions Answered

March 2, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons   by Dr. Heather Kuruvilla Since Britain legalized the creation of 3-person embryos on February 24th, I’ve been asked a number of questions about this procedure. Below are a few commonly asked questions as well as some resources that I hope will be helpful. Why... View Article