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Abandoning the Prime Directive?

November 7, 2006

In his Epidemics, the great healer Hippocrates gave this advice: ‘As to diseases, make a habit of two things — to help, or at least to do no harm.’ The Roman physician Galen said it more compactly, as ‘primum non nocere,’ meaning, ‘first of all, do no harm.’ Since the... View Article