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View Full Document Right Arrow Icon diseases/3 There are a lot of “what if” questions when determining who gets to receive a transplant. When I first read the statement I immediately thought, no; because why should you be able to get a new heart or liver for instance when you were the one drink heavily or do things to ruin your health in the first place. But after reading articles, there is difference between addiction and things you can’t control. We would be punishing people for having conditions that they can’t stop. For instance, do we punish cancer patients because they have cancer, or people with diabetes be denied a transplant. There are many other circumstances in which we have to think about in deciding who should get the transplant. The Baltimore sun says, “The Rule of Rescue informs us that
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2011 for the course HLT 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Northern Virginia Community College.

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