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  • Brain Injury Compels Young Woman to Help Others
  • 8/06/2013
  • (CapeGazette.com) - Paula Murray doesn't remember anything from an accident eight years ago that left her in a coma for 40 days. She is told she was driving when her car was struck by a tractor-trailer.
  • Apes Don't Have Rights, Humans Have Duties
  • 8/05/2013
  • (NRO) - Here we go again-Peter Singer pushing the Great Ape Project that seeks to give rights to apes. Now, the controversy is featured in The World. From, "Should Apes Have Legal Rights:"
  • Patients are Being Euthanized Every Day - And It's Getting Worse
  • 8/02/2013
  • (By Bobby Schindler/LifeNews.com) - This past year the World Medical Association reaffirmed their longstanding position against euthanasia and physician assisted suicide. This is great news and the declaration was strongly worded. From the World Medical Association's Declaration on Euthanasia:
  • UK Court Rules Against Euthanasia
  • 8/01/2013
  • (AP) - A British appeals court upheld a law against euthanasia in rejecting appeals from two severely disabled men who argued that doctors should be allowed to legally kill them.
  • World Medical Association Opposes Euthanasia
  • 7/31/2013
  • (NRO) - The world's professional medical associations overwhelmingly oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide. The World Medical Association reiterated its strong such commitment to the ethical practice medicine this year. From the WMO Resolution on Euthanasia:
  • The Dangerous 'Help' of Assisted Suicide
  • 7/30/2013
  • (By Diane Coleman) - Proponents of legal assisted suicide for the terminally ill frequently claim that the opposing views of disability organizations aren't relevant. Nevertheless, although people with disabilities aren't usually terminally ill, the terminally ill are almost always disabled.
  • St. Paul Girl Finally Home After Colorado Ski Accident
  • 7/29/2013
  • (KMSP) - Finally back in St. Paul with the dogs she loves, 20-year-old Ellie Cizek has returned home after spending five months recovering from a traumatic brain injury she sustained while skiing in Colorado. "Nothing can be better than being home, honestly," Cizek said.
  • How the Culture of Death Metastasizes
  • 7/25/2013
  • (NRO) - The culture of death is like a cancer sapping the moral health of western society. And, like a cancer, it never stops spreading. Here's how: I wrote earlier today about Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu supporting palliated self starvation as a manner of dying.
  • Brother of Terri Schiavo to Speak at Iowans For Life Dinner
  • 7/24/2013
  • (Des Moines Register) - The brother of Teri Schiavo, a Florida woman who died in 2005 after a lengthy battle that focused on legal, ethical and moral issues involving prolonged life support, will speak Saturday night in Des Moines at the annual benefit dinner for Iowans for Life.
  • Life & Hope Network: Advocating for Patients with Cognitive Disabilities
  • 7/23/2013
  • (Main Line Today) - Twenty-three years have passed, but the memories are still vivid. Bobby Schindler's father called just after 5:30 a.m., and he rushed to his sister's apartment, where he found her unconscious on the floor. He'd just seen her a few hours ago at his own apartment in the same Florida complex. She'd been fine then. She just had to be fine now.