The hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will continue until inmates see those cleared for release leave, Cori Crider, a lawyer working on several Guantanamo cases told RT. All of her clients, she says, object to being force-fed.
Questionable and potentially harmful prescriptions, costing the US government some $352 million, were prescribed for elderly and disabled patients by 736 general care physicians under the national insurance program Medicare, a new report revealed.
Force-feeding people during a voluntary hunger strike is considered an abuse of the Hippocratic Oath, and medical personnel at Gitmo should not follow orders that violate their ethical principles, psychiatrist Terry Kupers told RT.
US obesity rates have reached a record high, and physicians have officially classified it as a “disease”, which will likely change the way doctors and health insurance providers treat the 28.9 percent of American adults who are severely overweight.
The FDA is warning that implanted medical devices, such as pacemakers and defibrillators, are often connected to networks that are vulnerable to cyber attacks that could shut down or manipulate the machinery.
Doctors at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp should refuse participation in the force-feeding of hunger strikers since such an activity is a political statement, not a medical condition argues three senior medical professors.
The Syrian Army has seized two containers with poisonous sarin agent in a rebel hideout, SANA said citing sources. Meanwhile, Russia reportedly blocked the UNSC resolution set to slam Damascus’ offensive on the town of Qusair held by opposition forces.
Multiple twisters have ripped through Oklahoma City and metropolitan area during rush hour on Friday evening, killing ten people, including 2 children. One tornado repeated the route of the Moore twister which killed 23 just 12 days ago.
Brussels, home to major EU political institutions, appears to have the highest perinatal mortality rate in Europe, according to a recent survey. A newborn’s life in the capital of Belgium is at higher risk than in countries like Romania or Slovenia.