Too many beautiful minds to waste

by Medicine Men -- To the already overlong list of entertainment awards – more than 100 at last count – let's add one more for the film that significantly changes the face more…

Against all terror

by Medicine Men -- The Afghan war drags on. Nobody knows where the next war or terrorist strike will come, or how soon, or how bad it will be. Nobody knows where more…

Diagnosis: Delusional

by Medicine Men -- The gods must think we're crazy. At a time when we're at war with more enemies than we can count – at a time when most of the more…

Medical care power struggle

by Medicine Men -- Hippocrates was a Greek physician. His name graces the Hippocratic Oath that, among other things, obliges doctors to "do no harm" and to place the patient's welfare before more…

Honing in on cloning

by Medicine Men -- Why the recent moaning about cloning? Some people worry that we humans will be cloned, others worry that we will not. It is an iron – well, OK, more…

Paging Doctor Strangelove …

by Medicine Men -- Twenty years ago, America was diagnosed with "Nuclear Fear." Specifically, a small claque of left-leaning shrinks and psychologists decided that anxiety over nuclear war was responsible for everything more…

The great matzah famine

by Medicine Men -- Editor's note: The following column is meant entirely in jest and not to be taken seriously. Anyone writing nasty letters to the writers or editor because of this more…

Wrongful birth?

by Medicine Men -- Charles de Gaulle once remarked that France without greatness isn't France. Nowadays, we're wondering whether France without common sense can still lay claim to greatness, or to much more…

Dream, or fight?

by Medicine Men -- When war comes, peacetime problems fall into two categories: those that can wait, and those that have to get fixed now. When recession comes, abuses that were tolerable more…

Who's afraid of a dirty bomb?

by Medicine Men -- As terror tension escalates, are we just scaring ourselves to death, again? First we feared percussive plastics, then bio-fear and bugs and now comes the fear of nuclear more…