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2012-08-08 11:36:37

Respecting a veto is 'unethical, unprofessional, and against the spirit of the law' says ethicist It has recently been suggested that patients should be kept alive using elective ventilation to facilitate the harvesting of organs for donation. But David Shaw, Honorary Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen believes there is a much simpler way to increase the number of donated organs — by ensuring that doctors respect the wishes of the deceased and over-rule any veto. Veto by the...

2012-07-14 23:00:17

Valley West Community Hospital hosts a community blood drive Tuesday, August 7, from 2 — 6 p.m. in the Valley West Medical Office Building on the Valley West campus. Sandwich, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Valley West Community Hospital hosts a community blood drive Tuesday, August 7, from 2 — 6 p.m. in the Valley West Medical Office Building on the Valley West campus. Donating blood is completely safe, and organizations like the Heartland Blood Centers rely on volunteers for...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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