Archive for September, 2010

With euthanasia, ‘choice’ is a lie

With euthanasia and assisted suicide, the proponents of “choice” are rather naïve.

A favourite of euthanasia proponents is the autonomy/choice argument. When not used as mere buzz words, autonomy and choice are truly signs of the rational spark that differentiates us from our pet birds and rabbits. Yet though autonomous, no man is an island.

As part of the universal human family, both the way we choose to live and the way we die does have an impact on others. This is never truer than in the case of suicide… Across the globe, the suicidal jump off bridges every day. And from erection of safety barriers to provision of emergency hotlines, every effort is made to stop them.

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Featured Condtion/Disease: Epilepsy

We are featuring a childhood/infant disease or condition informational post every other Friday.  Today’s topic is Epilesy.

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Low Vision & National White Cane Awareness Days

The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind is hosting two events in the upcoming month:
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ADHD & Pesticides Connection?



Protecting Children from Pesticides

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Featured Condtion/Disease: Jaundice

We are featuring a childhood/infant disease or condition informational post every other Friday.  Today’s topic is Jaundice.

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