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Important Conversations about Health Care


Our Rabbis will know what questions to ask.

The modern “ethicists” think they are qualified to make definitive decisions on these high-level questions of life or death, but without the Torah, they are unable to do so. By claiming otherwise, they are actually spreading dangerous confusion.

Jewish families should be aware that they can get these halachic medical directives from Agudas Israel of America.

May our actions in taking care of our loved ones give us the merit to have our prayers answered for a cure for them, and may the time be soon when illness will disappear.

Barbara Olevitch, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist living in St. Louis, Missouri and author of Life is a Treasure: The Jewish Way of Coping with Illness

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  1. Richard Korkiakoski says:

    FDA approves computer chip for humans

    updated 10/13/2004

    ‘Part of the future of medicine’

    As “medically mobile” patients visit specialists for care, their records fragment on computer systems that don’t talk to each other. “It’s part of the future of medicine to have these kinds of technologies that make life simpler for the patient,” Ellis said. Pushing for the strongest encryption algorithms to ensure hackers can’t nab medical data as information transfers from chip to reader to secure database, will help address privacy concerns, he said.

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday announced $139 million in grants to help make real President Bush’s push for electronic health records for most Americans within a decade.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6237364/ns/health-health_care/t/fda-approves-computer-chip-humans/

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