Respectful Insolence

Archives for July 5, 2007

More on doctors and terrorism

The other day, I wrote about how several of the suspects arrested in the attempted car bombings in London and Glasgow were physicians or in training to be physicians. At the time, I expressed dismay at what I viewed to be a betrayal of the very basis of our profession, that we try to help…

Here we go again. After falling for such claims enough times, you’d think that journalists would go back to the physics textbooks and read up on the basics, you know, like the Three Laws of Thermodynamics. You’d especially think that a techy website like Engadget would know better than to hype this stuff without a…