The moral hazards of organ transplants
Catholic World News - March 12, 2012
A Wall Street Journal article explores the difficult moral questions associated with the transplantation of human organs: a business that generates $20 billion in medical expenses each year.
A key question is the condition of organ donors who are classified as "brain dead" but still show some signs of life--including responses when doctors begin the operation to remove their vital organs.
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