Author: Beth Haile

The Banality of Evil . . . Again

A shocking story appeared on the front page of the New York Times yesterday regarding a small-town Kentucky woman, beloved by neighbors, with a dark past. Issabell Basic, previously known as Azra Basic, was charged in 1993 for...

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Rationing Dialysis

Unless you are one of the nation’s 400,000 dialysis patients, you may not know that a law passed by Congress 39 years ago provides almost entirely free dialysis to patients whose kidneys have failed, regardless of age or...

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Ethics and Eating Disorders

More than 10 million women in this country are suffering from some form of eating disorder. Although we tend to think of anorexia and bulimia nervosa as adolescent and young adult problems, more women are suffering from these...

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