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  • Father Making Recovery from Coma, Major Brain Injury
  • 7/01/2013
  • (Missoulian) - A 13-year-old boy watched in horror as his father, a 20-year veteran backcountry skier, rolled like a snowball down the steep terrain of Twin Lakes Headwall, a late-season ski area on the Beartooth Pass.
  • NHS's Horrifying Present is Obamacare's Terrifying Future
  • 6/28/2013
  • (NRO) - I have written often here of the meltdown being experienced by the NHS. The cause? Centralized control that deprofessionalizes physicians, rations healthcare, and turns the system into a bureaucratic nightmare.
  • Atlanta DJs Fired After Mocking NFL Player with ALS
  • 6/26/2013
  • (Bobby Schindler/LifeNews.com) - Last week, three Atlanta DJ's were fired because of the skit they aired making fun of Steve Gleason, a former NFL football player who is battling Lou Gehrig's disease, commonly known as ALS. From the ESPN story:
  • Mom, Daughters Charged with Starving Family Member to Death
  • 6/25/2013
  • (Times-Tribune) - For two years, Robert Gensiak's world was his bedroom. It was there, his family kept him from doctors, even when his skin cracked and bled and open sores formed from being forced to stay in his child-sized bed covered in feces.
  • Euphemisms: The Modus Operandi of Death Rights Advocates
  • 6/24/2013
  • (Public Discourse) - The principle that human life is inviolable has been the keystone of medical ethics since Hippocrates, but it suffered setbacks in Anglo-American jurisprudence during the twentieth century.
  • Anti-Disabled Bigotry: It's How You Say It?
  • 6/20/2013
  • (NRO) - Colin Brewer, who disgustingly called for the infanticide of disabled infants some time ago, is apparently under police investigation for those comments.
  • Businesswoman Makes Miracle Brain Injury Recovery
  • 6/19/2013
  • (Scotsman.com) - After months of rehabilitation Ellen learned to speak and walk again and ran in a marathon relay in aid of the brain injury charity that helped her. The weather had been kind, the roads were surprisingly good and the cycle from home in Edinburgh out to North Berwick was exhilarating.
  • Quebec Euthanasia: Journalism Malpractice 4
  • 6/18/2013
  • (NRO) - Now the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has misled the public about the nature of Quebec's proposed euthanasia legalization bill. First, there is the headline: "Anti-Euthanasia Doctors Hostile to Quebec's Assisted Suicide Bill," and lead paragraph:
  • Dutch MDs: OK to Put Baby Out of Parents' Misery
  • 6/17/2013
  • (NRO) - Despite infanticide still being murder under (the rarely enforced) Netherlander criminal code, the Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) has issued an ethics opinion holding that doctors may euthanize dying babies to end the parents' suffering.
  • Mother, Caregiver Killed Autistic Teen To End His Suffering
  • 6/14/2013
  • (CBS) - Cook County prosecutors said a west suburban woman and family caregiver planned for at least a week to kill the mother's 14-year-old son, because they believed he wasn't getting sufficient care for his autism.