Thou Shalt Prescribe? Should Justice Principles Apply to Medicine? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i used to suffer from annual sinus infections. the treatment was simple. one doctor appointment and a $5.00 prescription for erythromycin. one year, my doctor wrote a script for a “new” medication. he told me that it might make me feel better “a day” sooner. the pharmacy bill for the new drug was $70.00! thereContinue reading “Thou Shalt Prescribe? Should Justice Principles Apply to Medicine? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Moral Compass, Ten Commandments’ Principles, and Prescription Drugs: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

prescription drug commercials and magazine advertisements list myriads of medication side-effects. side-effects can be severe and can include suicidal and homicidal thoughts. thus, medications can impact an individual’s adherence to ten commandments’ principles. prescription medications, unlike recreational drugs or are taken with good intent. thus, a morality issue arises when there are side-effects of aContinue reading “The Moral Compass, Ten Commandments’ Principles, and Prescription Drugs: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The People vs. Harry Potter: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in the united states, there is a trend to try decriminalize or legalize street drugs. advocates point to the fact that these individuals often commit crimes in order to obtain funds to purchase the drugs and, that if the drugs were legal, the costs would be more manageable. advocates also point to the fact thatContinue reading “The People vs. Harry Potter: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”