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Arizona House Passes Bill Permitting Doctors to Withhold Prenatal Information From Women

Last month, when the Arizona Senate passed SB1359, the “wrongful birth” bill, I wrote this: The Arizona Senate passed a bill (SB1359) this week that allows doctors to withhold from pregnant women information regarding prenatal problems because disclosing that information might lead to an abortion. Seriously. From Addicting Info: It’s…

Britain probes sex-selective abortion claims

LONDON — The British government on Thursday vowed to investigate newspaper reports that doctors illegally approved abortions that were requested due to the sex of the unborn child. Thursday’s Daily Telegraph claimed that it had hidden camera footage which showed doctors at British clinics offering to falsify paperwork in order…

Obama administration to make drug companies disclose money paid to doctors

The Obama administration plans to establish new rules requiring pharmaceutical companies to disclose the payments they make to doctors, according to the New York Times. The new rules are being issued under the new health care law and will make pharmaceutical companies report money they have given to doctors for…

HuffPo once again running irresponsible quackery

Before I get into this, I want to say that I'm the first to say, from a reality-based perspective, that Americans are, in a sense, "over-medicalized". I'm no shill for doctors, and in my ideal world, we would all spend less time at the damn doctor. But the reason that…

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