July 16, 2013
The word "physician" has historically connoted a feeling of trust, of comfort, and of reassurance. A doctor must care for his patients, must do his best to heal them, and must never put them in harm's way. But is this the case today? Are all physicians to be trusted? Are all of them valuing the lives of each and every patient – born and preborn, sick and healthy – and practicing medicine accordingly? Sadly, the answer is no. Today's commentary addresses the not-so-healing aspect of physicians' services.