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  • Even Mild Traumatic Injury May Alter Brain Function
  • 5/12/2012
  • (psychcentral.com) - Even mild head injuries can cause significant abnormalities in brain function that last for several days, according to new research. Scientists at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine say this may explain the neurological symptoms experienced by those who have experienced a head injury associated with sports, accidents or combat.
  • Community Rallies Around Boy Struck by Train
  • 5/11/2012
  • (clickondetroit.com) - February 28 was the day everything changed for 14-year-old Jacob Marion. The Roosevelt High School freshman was walking along railroad tracks near his home in Wyandotte.
  • Minnesota Grand Jury to Review Right-To-Die Case
  • 5/10/2012
  • (AP) - A grand jury is expected to hear evidence this week about the involvement of a national assisted suicide group in the death of a Minnesota woman in 2007. Apple Valley resident Doreen Dunn, then 57, suffered through a decade of intense, chronic pain before she reached out to the New Jersey-based Final Exit Network.
  • Officer Shares Traumatic Accident with Students
  • 5/09/2012
  • (Trib Local) - Six years later, Timothy Sheehan, 55, doesn't remember much about the car accident that changed his life. The Arlington Heights cop was stopped at a red light on Euclid Avenue and Northwest Highway in February 2006 when an intoxicated driver plowed into his squad car, causing traumatic injuries to Sheehan's brain, heart and body.
  • Cuomo Seeking New Agency to Police Care of Disabled
  • 5/08/2012
  • (NY Times) - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, seeking to strengthen the state's chronically weak response to abuse of disabled people who live in publicly financed homes, plans this week to propose creating an agency dedicated to investigating problems with the care of nearly one million vulnerable New Yorkers.
  • Vatican Newspaper Wrong: Euthanasia & Abortion Proponents Not Sieg Heil
  • 5/07/2012
  • (First Things) - It is very tempting sometimes to fall back on the Nazi analogy. And occasionally, there is a legitimate equivalence, as in the call for euthanizing disabled infants, which was not specifically a "Nazi" program but promoted enthusiastically by a German medical establishment that had swallowed the eugenics poison in one gulp.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries on Rise, Doctors Say
  • 5/06/2012
  • (amarillo.com) - The number of traumatic brain injuries related to sports, including baseball and softball, have risen sharply in the past decade, according to emergency room physicians across the country. That's no surprise to Amarillo neurosurgeon Jeff Cone.
  • NEJM Pushes Medical Discrimination-Again
  • 5/05/2012
  • (Secondhand Smoke) - The New England Journal of Medicine is a major player, perhaps the major player, among the Medical Intelligentsia. Its editors really, really want health care rationing.
  • Disabled Couple Fights for Right to Care for Newborn
  • 5/04/2012
  • (CTV News) - A new mom and dad in Mississauga, Ont. who both have cerebral palsy are fighting to keep their newborn son at home, after social workers threatened to take the boy away over concerns about their ability to care for him.
  • Georgia Governor Signs Ban on Assisted Suicide
  • 5/03/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill banning assisted suicide that will now take effect immediately. The bill, HB 1114 sponsored by Rep. Ed Setzler (District 35), was passed in response to last February's decision by the Georgia Supreme Court that struck down the state's previous law that pro-lifers considered weak and ineffective.