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  • When In Doubt, Resuscitate
  • 3/08/2013
  • (NRO) - The case of the nurse who refused CPR to an elderly woman continues to ricochet around the media and culture. I have heard people bend over backwards to say the nurse was right, because-well because.
  • Brain Injuries Can Strike Victims Universally
  • 3/07/2013
  • (Redstone Rocket) - March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere to anyone. Brain injuries do not discriminate. Did you know that 1.7 million people will sustain a brain injury each year?
  • Elderly Woman Dies after Nurse Refuses to Do CPR
  • 3/06/2013
  • (LA Times) - Bakersfield fire dispatcher Tracey Halvorson pleaded with the woman on the other end of the line to start CPR on an elderly woman who was barely breathing. "It's a human being," Halvorson said, speaking quickly. "Is there anybody that's willing to help this lady and not let her die?" The woman paused. "Um, not at this time."
  • GOVERNOR SARAH PALIN TO HEADLINE TERRI'S DAY APRIL 5th IN PHILADELPHIA!
  • 3/05/2013
  • Memorial Mass with Archbishop Chaput and Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network Award Gala/Dinner with Governor Sarah Palin Highlight Day's Events
  • Pro Suicide Advocacy in Globe and Mail
  • 3/05/2013
  • (NRO) - Here we go again. A woman committed suicide and it is depicted in the press as a positive-"on her own terms." And note, she was not terminally ill, the usual excuse for supporting suicide. From the Globe and Mail story, "A Social Activist's Ultimate Legacy: Advocating for the Right to Die:"
  • County Continues Persecuting Sara & Gary Harvey
  • 3/04/2013
  • (Salem-News.com) - It seems the tortured imprisonment of Gary Harvey in Chemung County New York, will never end. Mr. Harvey who suffered a head injury as a result of a fall in his home seven years ago, has been a real cash cow for not only the hospital he is confined to, but also for numerous agencies, attorneys and predatory guardians.
  • Terri Schiavo -Type Patients May Feel Pain
  • 3/01/2013
  • (Wesley J. Smith/NRO) - "Persistent vegetative state" is the only medical diagnosis I know of that contains a pejorative. No human being is a carrot. And the more we learn about these persistently unconscious patients, the more we seem to be discovering that they may not be "gone" after all.
  • Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injuries To Showcase Art
  • 2/28/2013
  • (NoviPatch) - The City of Novi is proud to partner with Cassell and Associates to bring awareness to survivors of traumatic brain injuries by showcasing their clients' artwork in the Novi Civic Center Atrium March 1 through April 28.
  • Forced Plug Pulling Coming?
  • 2/27/2013
  • (NRO) - Oh, oh. NYU Bioethicist Art Caplan (pictured)  seems to suggest-in the context of a story about former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon-that we should not maintain people like Terri Schiavo and others, who are either in a persistent vegetative or minimally conscious state-this even though new research suggests that at least some are more aware than thought previously.
  • Canadians Unite Against Legalized Euthanasia
  • 2/26/2013
  • (OneNewsNow) - Doctors in Canada have launched a drive against an effort in Quebec to legalize euthanasia, despite a national law against it.