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Topics: The Lancet medical journal

Abortion is Never the Answer for Pregnant Women with Zika



  Abortion advocates have attempted to lobby and shame pro-life Latin American countries into legalizing abortion for women who may contract the Zika virus. Although it has not been proven that Zika causes microcephaly and other congenital disabilities, pro-abortion groups have nonetheless assumed that it does. Apparently abortion activists think they know more about ZIKV than the medical community. Pro-abortion groups like the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and abortion device manufacturer Ipas have used …

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Aids in Africa



Aids in Africa For the first time since the Black Death in the Middle Ages, a disease is sending whole nations into absolute demographic decline. The disease is AIDS, and the continent affected is not Europe but Africa. The magnitude of the devastation that AIDS is wreaking in Africa comes through in a newly published Census Bureau study entitled AIDS Pandemic in the 21st Century, by Karen Stanecki of the Bureau’s Population Division. Speaking at …

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Population Control to Combat Climate Change?



The opening sentence of the Lancet1 article paints a grim picture.  The normally staid British medical journal reports on a new health threat that “will affect most populations in the next decades and put the lives and wellbeing of billions of people at increased risk.”   Billions, no less! If “billions of lives” are at risk–given that there are less than 7 billion of us on the planet–that must mean that half of us are …

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Infants and Elderly Need Not Apply: ObamaCare Deems Them Not Worth the Money



Many elderly Americans receiving Medicare are alarmed by the so-called “advance care planning consultation” mandated by the health care bill, fearing that they will be visited by government officials who are paid to pressure them to accept a kind of soft euthanasia in lieu of medical treatment. Are their tears overblown? Consider Section 1233 of the bill, HR3200, currently under consideration by the House of Representatives. This specifies that the “advance care planning consultation” “shall …

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Obama to Seniors: Take Two Aspirin and Call Me When You’re Dead



Many elderly Americans receiving Medicare are alarmed by the so-called “advance care planning consultation” mandated by the health care bill, fearing that they will be visited by government officials who are paid to pressure them to accept a kind of soft euthanasia in lieu of medical treatment.  Are their fears overblown?   Consider Section 1233 of the bill, HR3200, currently under consideration by the House of Representatives.  This specifies that the “advance care planning consultation …

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