he Hippocratic Oath, when properly translated, doesn't actually say, "First, do no harm." But since the time of the ancient Greeks, that's become the mantra for every medical professional.
Not so with Dr. Kermit Gosnell, prosecutors contend.
The 72-year-old Philadephia physician is accused of running a "house of horrors" where he performed illegal abortions past the 24-week limit prescribed by law. He used scissors, authorities say, to sever the spinal cords of newborns who emerged from their mothers still alive.FULL STORY