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Tikkun (1 April 2016) 31 (2): 38–40.
Published: 01 April 2016
... implementation of torture. It is a sensitive issue for the profession, and most physicians are aghast at such obvious trespass of the most basic standard of medical ethics, to “do no harm.” They see themselves in a moral and ethical universe wholly apart from that of those doctors who have actively participated...
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Published: 01 August 2011
Capt. Norman Wall stands with an ambulance at U.S. Medical Station Tel Litwinsky outside Tel Aviv in 1943. Courtesy of Dr. Norman Wall. Capt. Norman Wall stands with an ambulance at U.S. Medical Station Tel Litwinsky outside Tel Aviv in 1943. Courtesy of Dr. Norman Wall. More
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Published: 01 August 2013
No More Deaths/Hannah Hafter Volunteers provide basic medical aid to migrants injured while crossing the desert. No More Deaths/Hannah Hafter. / Volunteers provide basic medical aid to migrants injured while crossing the desert. More
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Tikkun (1 January 2018) 33 (1-2): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in fueling the opioid epidemic.” Until recently, I fully shared my father’s view that medically legalizing heroin could diminish the tragic damages caused by the black market. Legalization could ostensibly control the content of opioids and monitor a user’s dosages in order to keep users alive...
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Published: 01 April 2014
Creative Commons/Tomaz Silva of Agência Brasil Facing page: Rachel Shayne Edelstein ( rachelshayne.com ) Pope Francis visits the São Francisco De Assis Na Providência Hospital, an addiction treatment facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that offers free medical care to the poor. Creative Commons More
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Tikkun (1 August 2015) 30 (3): 54–55.
Published: 01 August 2015
... sons, and “when Jacob finished instructing his sons, he drew his feet onto the bed; he expired and was gathered to his people” (Gen. 49:33). He suffered no invasive medical interventions, he was surrounded by his family and was able to bless them, and he died a peaceful death. This model of a...
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Tikkun (1 April 2012) 27 (2): 54–56.
Published: 01 April 2012
... psychiatric diagnosis, the insights of Freud and psychoanalysis, the controversies over talk therapy versus medications, the remarkable power of pharmaceutical marketers to get inside our heads, the experience of taking medications, the role of insurance companies and America’s can-do attitude in the...
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Tikkun (1 November 2014) 29 (4): 35–36.
Published: 01 November 2014
....” In spite of my fury, the questions I have for you are all about love. You say that you love your daughter very much and that love motivated all your medical choices. Let me try just for a moment to trust your love, to accept the terms upon which you made your decisions. You wanted to protect Ashley...
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Tikkun (1 August 2018) 33 (3): 6–9.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., but eventually in desperation I called a friend, a pediatrician in another city, who said to insist on Oxycontin. I did, and that night my mother slept. And so did I. But the pediatrician also said, “This is standard medical practice. So your mother is 91? They don’t want her to become an addict...
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Tikkun (1 August 2011) 26 (3): 67–72.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Capt. Norman Wall stands with an ambulance at U.S. Medical Station Tel Litwinsky outside Tel Aviv in 1943. Courtesy of Dr. Norman Wall. Capt. Norman Wall stands with an ambulance at U.S. Medical Station Tel Litwinsky outside Tel Aviv in 1943. Courtesy of Dr. Norman Wall. ...
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Tikkun (1 January 2015) 30 (1): 28–30.
Published: 01 January 2015
...HANNAH APPEL Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2015 W hat does it mean to understand debt as a systemic problem in contemporary capitalism? Basic statistics give us one answer: Medical debt — people unable to pay their medical bills — is the number one contributor to bankruptcies in the United...
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Tikkun (1 August 2018) 33 (3): 10–15.
Published: 01 August 2018
.... You may have been led to feel shame about your disease. You may have suffered from the lack of quality and safety in hospitals, getting a hospital-acquired infection, or been the recipient of an adverse drug reaction or a medication error. Maybe you’ve seen a loved one suffer the effects of...
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Tikkun (1 November 2014) 29 (4): 21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... disabilities, from the everyday violence of harassment and exclusion to the acute violence of coercive medical interventions and electric shock treatments. Others describe beautiful new rituals and deep spiritual insights arising within disability culture. Some wrestle with scriptures that seem to equate...
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Tikkun (1 January 2015) 30 (1): 17.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2015 Medical debt. Student debt. Mortgage debt. Payday loans. Debt levels have soared in recent decades, constraining our daily choices and the horizons of possibility in our lives. One in three Americans is currently being pursued by a debt collector, and...
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Tikkun (1 November 2010) 25 (4): 6.
Published: 01 November 2010
...? to get a report about one’s risk for heart disease, but not The medical establishment wants to take this product off Alzheimer’s, or about one’s risk for diabetes but not cancer. theA shelf and deprive you of the choice to look into your health Perhaps a patient may want to know about the...
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Tikkun (1 November 2014) 29 (4): 11–12.
Published: 01 November 2014
...RAYMOND BARGLOW Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2014 Y ou have the flu? How did you get it?” The simple medical answer is, “I was attacked by a flu virus.” Ah yes, but what did you do that gave the virus the opportunity to attack you? There is always a way to wring at least a little blame and...
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Tikkun (1 January 2015) 30 (1): 41.
Published: 01 January 2015
... forgiven inevitably raises the question of whether the act was morally wrong. Most debtors in the world today—including those in debt bondage, in medical debt, in education debt, and more—have committed no wrongs, so what is called for is cancellation and liberation, not forgiveness. Building...
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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 13–18.
Published: 01 June 2010
... gap that millions will fall into Pros and Cons of the Legislation when they should be lining up for medical services. There are some...
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Tikkun (1 November 2011) 26 (4): 22–46.
Published: 01 November 2011
... projections and even, to a certain extent, a symbolic transformation of the Devil himself into the language of medical discourse, echoing the ancient struggle of God, or a “Higher Power” with the Devil, or “the disease of addiction.” This crypto-Christian theology is still very much alive in the treatment of...
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Tikkun (1 September 2007) 22 (5): 7–8.
Published: 01 September 2007
... winning the toward those with whose pol­ health care at less expense stand the political assault of fundamental changes Ameri­ itics they disagreed. than the United States is that the medical profiteers until it ca needs. Not so in Sicko. This is we have to bear the cost of...