The Pros And Cons Of Auto Ethnography Scrapbook On A Medical Controversy

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Khalil, 1 Marja, Khalil 214246813 SOCS 1801 Auto-ethnography scrapbook on a health or biomedical controversy When someone tells you they have experienced something "life changing" what lingers through your mind? Mine is November 10, 2010 12:04pm; This was the first 24 hour period when my mother’s ability to act single-handedly on her health became theoretical; Failing to recall whether she took her pills in the morning was no longer acceptable. My mother had undergone a surgery due to various cancerous cells that grew in both her thyroids. Having removed the right and left side, doctors informed her after this procedure she must consume two white pills everyday, for the rest of her life. The purpose of these pills…show more content…
Bernie Sanders Vermont Senator wrote in resentment: “Americans should not have to live in fear that they will die or go bankrupt because they cannot afford to take the life-saving medication they need.” CBS notes Hillary Clintons campaign on the gauging of life saving medications as she states: "Drug companies should not be allowed to reap excessive profits or spend unreasonable amounts on marketing if they want to receive support that is designed to encourage life- saving and health-improving treatments.” American"s are outraged, ideally majority of people who do…show more content…
Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice."/ Act of Independence 1776: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."] Both the Canadian and United States of America"s constitution illustrate the concept of "life." Under what extent are greater authorities willing to preserve this word we call life? 1999 Sue Rodriguez, 42-year-old woman who was suffering from a terminal illness called: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis wanted to have a qualified physician assist her in terminating her own life. During the trail "The majority noted that the state has a fundamental interest in protecting human life" "In spite of these changes, there is a reluctance to condone active assistance in bringing about the death of another person, even where that person is terminally ill. This is reticence, the majority suggested, stems from the belief that it is morally and legally wrong to assist another to commit suicide." The British Columbian Court dismissed Sue Rodriguez" application, courts decision 4-5. Barack Obama speaks on behalf of his country by stating in the "Federal Strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness":“When I took office in January 2009, too many of

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