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Patients' Rights/
Freedom to Choose

Supreme Court upholds right to refuse mind-altering drugs.
The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act: An Assault on Civil Liberties in the Name of Homeland Security - Link to Heritage Foundation Lecture. "You can't defend freedom by eliminating it."
White House Announces Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy - We don't limit Americans' religious freedom to government - approved denominations. We shouldn't limit their health freedom to government - approved medicine either.
Who Decides: The Parents or the FDA?
Ted Kennedy on HMOs: Then and Now - Policymakers should consider how their past health-care proposals have affected today's patients.
Patients' Rights vs. Politicians' Wrongs - No legislation should be deemed a "patients' bill of rights" unless it guarantees the freedom to contract, the freedom to choose natural treatments without FDA interference, and the freedom to maintain confidential doctor-patient relationships.
IHF Hosts Roundtable Discussion of Patients' Rights - The first principle of the Nuremberg Code is "The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential."
   
 
 
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