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    Anita Silvers

    • Disability Discrimination: Risky Business for “Consenting” Adults

      Posted on July 16, 2012

      This is the second commentary about “Comfort Care as Denial of Personhood,” a powerful essay in the July-August Hastings Center Report that describes a chilling encounter between a physician and a seriously ill disabled patient.  The author, William J. Peace, who has been paralyzed from the waist down since 1978, was hospitalized two years ago with a large, grossly infected stage… Read more