Network News

  • Doctor's Haunting Admission: Dehydrated Disabled Babies in UK Hospitals
  • 11/30/2012
  • (Mail Online) - Sick children are being discharged from NHS hospitals to die at home or in hospices on controversial 'death pathways'. Until now, end of life regime the Liverpool Care Pathway was thought to have involved only elderly and terminally-ill adults.
  • Hoping for Recovery After a Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 11/29/2012
  • (philly.com) - More than seven months since he was nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver, 17-year-old David Silva lay Wednesday in a hospital bed set up in his family's dining room in Tacony, where a nurse makes sure he doesn't rip out the tube that helps him breathe.
  • Life Issues Conference: The Value of All Human Life
  • 11/28/2012
  • (diometuchen.org) - More than 250 participants showed their support for the sanctity of life at the 11th annual Critical Life Issues Conference held last month at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center.
  • Imaging Technique Shows Brain Can Heal After Injury
  • 11/27/2012
  • (diagnosticimaging.com) - The brain's ability to compensate for a traumatic injury could result in a new approach to treatment, according to researchers at RSNA 2012. Rather than attempting to reverse damage to the brain, doctors may one day be able to encourage the brain to heal itself.
  • Coming Soon to America? Assisted Suicide Sit-Com
  • 11/26/2012
  • (American Thinker) - We've imported a lot of programs from the BBC in the last few years; "Homeland," "Top Gear," and "Antiques Roadshow" to name a few. How about a comedy on that side-splitting topic of assisted suicide?
  • Ex-Wright State Volleyball Player Has 'Miracle' Comeback
  • 11/23/2012
  • (Springfield News-Sun) - They identified her by her wedding ring and just one boot. Andrea Voss Vellinga - former Wright State volleyball player and wife of onetime Dayton Bomber defenseman Mike Vellinga - had gone to an outdoor concert at the Indiana State Fair to see Sugarland, the country duo she loved.
  • After Brain Injury, 10 Years of Rehabilitation
  • 11/21/2012
  • (The Daily Record) - Even when her memory flagged, her determination to get her life back never did. Pamela Denise Tolliver, who has lived in Wooster since 1999, made a remarkable comeback from a devastating December 1994 car crash.
  • Doctor: Acceptance of Euthanasia Heightens Patients’ Distrust of Medical Profession
  • 11/20/2012
  • (MercatorNet) - I am an intensive care doctor in a Sydney hospital. I spend my days and nights amid flickering lights and beeping monitors in a small ward with desperately ill patients.
  • Stop Dehydrating the "Unconscious!"
  • 11/19/2012
  • (NRO/Wesley J. Smith) - Scientists continue to communicate with people thought to be oblivious and without awareness. From the BBC story: "A Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, has been able to tell scientists that he is not in any pain.
  • Terri's Life & Hope Network Monthly Newsletter!
  • 11/16/2012
  • (Life & Hope e-Newsletter) - Terri's Life & Hope November e-Newsletter! Our monthly e-Newsletter gives you the latest news updates on issues relating to this growing attack on our medically vulnerable sisters and brothers, as well as our upcoming events and other information keeping you well informed!