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Partner Notification And The Threat Of Domestic Violence Against Women With Hiv Infection, Karen H. Rothenberg, Richard L. North Oct 1993

Partner Notification And The Threat Of Domestic Violence Against Women With Hiv Infection, Karen H. Rothenberg, Richard L. North

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Evaluating Ethics Committees: A View From The Outside, Diane E. Hoffmann Oct 1993

Evaluating Ethics Committees: A View From The Outside, Diane E. Hoffmann

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The Right To Health Care In The United States, Ken Wing Jan 1993

The Right To Health Care In The United States, Ken Wing

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This article provides an analysis of the history of constitutional interpretation in the United States, and reveals that any right Americans have to health care is a political rather than constitutional right.


Life Style, Health Status, And Distributive Justice, Robert L. Schwartz Jan 1993

Life Style, Health Status, And Distributive Justice, Robert L. Schwartz

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The newest and most original scapegoat upon which we can place the blame for the high cost of health care are those whose life style choices puts their health or lives at risk. Of course, if our health care cost and access problems are a consequence of unhealthy choices made by autonomous individuals, we are relieved of the obligation of figuring out how to reform our health care delivery system. In that case, the solution to our health care problem is obvious - we merely need to impose appropriate penalties on those who make costly, immoral and unhealthy life style choices ...


The Law's Response To Reproductive Genetic Testing: Questioning Assumptions About Choice, Causation And Control, Karen H. Rothenberg Jan 1993

The Law's Response To Reproductive Genetic Testing: Questioning Assumptions About Choice, Causation And Control, Karen H. Rothenberg

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Private Insurance, Social Insurance, And Tort Reform: Toward A New Vision Of Compensation For Illness And Injury, Kenneth S. Abraham, Lance Liebman Jan 1993

Private Insurance, Social Insurance, And Tort Reform: Toward A New Vision Of Compensation For Illness And Injury, Kenneth S. Abraham, Lance Liebman

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The United States does not have a system for compensating the victims of illness and injury; it has a set of different institutions that provide compensation. We rely on both tort law and giant programs of public and private insurance to compensate the victims of illness and injury. These institutions perform related functions, but the relationships among them are far from coherent. Indeed, the institutions sometimes work at cross-purposes, compensating some victims excessively and others not at all.