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  • It's Ethically Wrong to Diagnose Clinton and Trump From Afar   It may be interesting for doctors to diagnose presidential candidates whom they haven't actually examined, but an ethicist says that doing so is ethically despicable.
  • Should Physicians Help Terminal Patients Die?   Physician-assisted dying is legal in some states, but many doctors feel that it violates their oath to do no harm. Experts offer compelling reasons for and against physician-assisted death.


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