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Tikkun (1 April 2016) 31 (2): 38–40.
Published: 01 April 2016
... turn my attention to my profession, that of medicine and health care. Since the revelations of torture at Abu Ghraib, and most recently, since the US Senate Intelligence Committee on Torture made public its report in December 2014, physicians have spoken out against the role of doctors in the...
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Tikkun (1 August 2015) 30 (3): 54–55.
Published: 01 August 2015
... stands out as his most profound and most personal account. He was deeply affected by the illness and death of his father, also a physician, and this led him to look at the end-of-life process with a humility that enhances his already astute and critical perspective. “I learned about a lot of things...
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Tikkun (1 October 2009) 24 (5): 6.
Published: 01 October 2009
... univer­ increase the demand for health care, driving up its cost Increasing sal coverage if it doesn’t adversely affect their own situation—are health care quality by requiring all hospitals and physicians to shift getting nervous about the 1,000 pages of congressional legislation to information...
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Tikkun (1 April 2011) 26 (2): 35–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
... physicians. To Moss’s credit, her novel evokes thoughtful and even civil discussion with a range of perspectives, creating a living-room conversation with an Orthodox mohel, a feminist female rabbi with a hyphenated name who nonetheless upholds the tradition of ritual circumcision, a liberal cantor, a...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 59–60.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., and How We M ust Replace It. FDR almost went for NHI in the mid-1930s, but he backed off, mainly due to the AMA’s opposition. Today, the AMA is marginalized with membership of no more than 30 percent of physicians, and a majority of American physi­ cians now support NHI...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 32–33.
Published: 01 August 2016
... counterparts in the Soviet Union.. . . The scene took place in a Moscow hospital room in which an extremely sick man lay on his bed and two physicians examined him in turn. The first was the head of the American physicians’ group, the second of the Soviet group.. . . As each doctor applied his stethoscope, it...
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Tikkun (1 August 2018) 33 (3): 6–9.
Published: 01 August 2018
... breast cancer who is over 65, the odds of not receiving chemotherapy are 7 times greater than for a woman under 50. 3 Indeed, a survey of physicians in the Oncologist concluded many cancer specialists would deny older people with colon, breast, lung, and prostate cancers the potentially life...
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Tikkun (1 August 2018) 33 (3): 10–15.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Martha Sonnenberg, MD Copyright © 2018 Tikkun magazine 2018 I am the daughter of a physician and a nurse. My mother taught me that a doctor cannot function without the help of a nurse, and my father taught me that a doctor must treat patients with compassion. When I was a child, I often...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 58–59.
Published: 01 January 2009
... off, mainly due to the AMA’s opposition. Today, the AMA is marginalized with membership of no more than 30 percent of physicians, and a majority of American physi­ cians now support NHI. Implementing NHI in your presidency can be your FDR-size legacy. It has become an...
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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 6.
Published: 01 June 2010
....” November midyear elections), when Congress is faced with the And that is where Congress has come out. A dra­ question of whether to adhere to a planned reduction of 20+ matic and positive step toward a fairer and more just society has percent in Medicare physician reimbursements. If...
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Tikkun (1 October 2008) 23 (5): 81.
Published: 01 October 2008
... physicians and their organizations have corporations, this book will show you how it rarely read the several hundred clinical stud­ can be done. Sustainability initiatives can be ies that have tested homeopathic medicine and shown significant implemented and their social...
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Tikkun (1 April 2009) 24 (2): 18–19.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Francisco, serving women with autoim­ mune disorders. She leads workshops for patients, physicians, and medical students on meaning in medicine and humanizing health care. 18 TIKKUN WWW.TIKKUN.ORG...
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Tikkun (1 June 2010) 25 (3): 13–18.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., D.C., June 11-14 something, it is a step. spiritualprogressives.org/conference As the congressional fellow of Physicians for a National Health Program, I saw this des­ perate attempt to pass something, anything, rise to the surface in...
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Tikkun (1 October 2008) 23 (5): 28–29.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Boston began be­ having strangely, experiencing fits. A respected physician concluded that “nothing but an hellish W itchcraft could be the Original of these Mal­ adies.” Then, as now, extreme m easures were needed to resist the plague and, naturally, con­ fessions flowed under duress. The...
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Tikkun (1 October 2009) 24 (5): 27–28.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., Fisheries, and Food officially warned our Food and Drag Administration about the dangers of engineering foreign DNA into our plants and cells a decade ago. On May 19 of this year, the American Academy of Environmental Medi­ cine advised “physicians to educate their patients, the medical community...
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Tikkun (1 April 2016) 31 (2): 34–37.
Published: 01 April 2016
... hospitals called Health Care Shares, the farm at VYCC offers weekly farm shares throughout the growing season to income-eligible patients who have been selected by their physicians. In both 2013 and 2014, the farm delivered over 50,000 pounds of organically raised produce, and the occasional pasture-raised...
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Tikkun (1 September 2007) 22 (5): 54–59.
Published: 01 September 2007
... reasoning involves an assembly of known information and results in a so­ lution within the realm of what is already known. Most problem solving occurs this way. It is instilled, for example, in medical school students. If a physician sees a person in the emergency room that has a fever and is comatose...
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Tikkun (1 August 2008) 23 (3): 28–29.
Published: 01 August 2008
... cation initiatives and grassroots organizing for social change. focusing on specific issues or constituencies. For example: Physicians for New, critically important work is being undertaken on the allo­ Human Rights-Israel (www.phr.org.il) monitors and advocates for the cation...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 10–11.
Published: 01 January 2009
... suggested that Soderbergh would go for for go would Soderbergh that suggested crusade failed a in life his lost ultimately spear­ then man, young a as physician seriousness moral between personality con­ when science of impotence the of remake Tarkovsky’s his and criminals...
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Tikkun (1 October 2010) 25 (5): 56–57.
Published: 01 October 2010
... authorizations, hours on the phone—to get or provide care that States has the highest num ber of preventable deaths. Dr. Margaret Flowers is a pediatrician who serves as the congressionalfellow for Physicians for a National Health Program and is cm the board of Healthcare-Now. She is one of the...