Special Issue: Medicine as a Tool of the State --- Cuba
(Volume 5, No. 5, September/October 2000)

Feature Articles

Castro's "Doctor Diplomacy"
by Virgilio Beato-Núñez, MD, Enrique Cantón, MD,
Gladys Cárdenas, DO, José Carro, MD, et al

The Amazing Logistics of Flexner's Fieldwork
by Mark D. Hiatt, MD, MBA



The FDA and HCFA (Part I): Unconstitutional Regulatory Agencies
by James A. Albright, MD

Editorials
Medicare Destroying Patient-Doctor Trust by Robert J. Cihak, MD and Michael A. Glueck, MD
Profits, Not Science, Drive Vaccine Mandates by Kristine M. Severyn, RPh., PhD

Commentaries
Medical Ethics in Consultations: The Case of Elián González by Lydia M. Usategui, MD
The War on Drugs --- A Different Approach by Debra Monde, DO

Departments
Correspondence: Regarding Physician Countersuits, Cancer Risk of Low Level Radiation, Anthrax Vaccine Controversy, Regarding NEJM Editorial Stance, AAPS Involvement in the Elián González Case, Bovard, Bastiat and Solzhenitsyn on Resisting Tyranny

News Capsules: Managed Care and Medicare, Prescription Drug Goodies, A Presidential Legacy, Knowledge of the Constitution --- Can We Save the Republic? Presidential Ethics Complaint Filed in Arkansas, Home Schooling Catching Fire, Rep. Ron Paul Defends Privacy and Battles the Unigue Health Identifier, Turn Off the Tube, Air Bags and Children, Heart Patients Die on Waiting List, GOP Congress, Media Bias or Subtle Indoctrination? The Human Genome --- Brilliance Without Conscience? Nadar Causing Gore Indigestion, Gore, Guns and Bush, UN Peacekeepers Spreading AIDS, Books in Brief

President's Page
Faith, Hope and Action by Lawrence R. Huntoon, MD, PhD

Editor's Corner
Cuban Psychiatry --- The Perversion of Medicine by Miguel A. Faria, Jr., MD

The Constitution - Plain and Simple
Equality by Curtis W. Caine, MD

Report From the States
California Medical Association Files Class-Action Lawsuit by Karen Nikos
Hillary Care --- Is It Coming to New York? by Karen Shore
Washington State --- Socialized Medicine RIP by Thomas Mueller, MD

Book Reviews
The Hand of God --- A Journey from Death to Life by the Abortion Doctor Who Changed His Mind

by Bernard N. Nathanson, MD
Reviewed by Delbert H. Meyer, MD

Is There a Duty to Die? (Biomedical Ethics Reviews) by James M. Humber and Robert F. Almeder (eds.)
Reviewed by Jerome C. Arnett, Jr., MD

 

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