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Bioethics — Part 2: Is it compassion, personal autonomy, or ulterior utilitarian motives at heart?

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Following the publication of the first part of this article dealing with bioethics and infanticide,[1] I received correspondence from a former colleague, Dr. Richard L.

Macon MD Gets Help for El Salvador Wounded

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Macon Telegraph
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Wednesday, January 2, 1991

We applaud the successful efforts of Dr., Miguel Faria, a Macon neurosurgeon, to round up medical equipment and supplies for war-torn El Salvador.

Faria, who practices at HCA Coliseum Medical Centers, toured El Salvador last spring and was shocked at the acute shortages of things like beds, wheelchairs and physical therapy equipment as well as of medications. Both military and civilian victims of the civil war between the leftist guerrillas ("terrorists" to Faria) and the U.S.-backed government were getting inadequate treatment.

Medical Equipment from U.S. Brightens Christmas in El Salvador

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Macon Telegraph
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Tuesday, December 25, 1990

When Dr. Miguel Faria, toured a military hospital in civil war-torn El Salvador last March, he was struck by the acute shortages of medical equipment and supplies.

Many of the patients both soldiers and civilians, were amputees - the victims of land mines planted throughout the countryside. But the hospital, Faria said, didn't have nearly enough physical therapy or other equipment and supplies to help those patients, largely because of a lack of space.