A Bloody Waste: Why is the Red Cross turning down healthy blood that is being thrown away?
Uvalde follow-up: While most people think that police have a duty to attempt to protect people from harm, the law has been clear—cops have no such duty.
Coffee keeps you awake. Can it also keep you alive?
Drug cartels in northern Mexico are kidnapping doctors to tend to gang members wounded in battle.
Capretta on Medicare Part B: the government’s contribution to the SMI Trust fund will be $6.0 trillion over the period 2022 to 2031, reaching the equivalent of about 30 percent of all individual and corporate income tax receipts at the end of 75 years.
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Throwing away usable blood should unethical. The reason advanced countries supposedly do not believe donors should not be paid for blood is because it is thought vulnerable people are more likely to sell blood than healthy people. It is assumed that vulnerable member of society are more likely to have blood-borne diseases like hepatitis. Making blood donation purely benevolent supposedly ensures better-quality blood. Throwing away blood because a select group benefit from donation misinterprets the reason why donors are not compensated.