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  • Forced Dehydration for 12-Year-Old Gunshot Victim?
  • 8/21/2012
  • (First Things) - Texas has an awful futile care law. It permits hospital bioethics committees to impose members/doctors' values that a patient's life is not worth living based on quality of life. A story just out shows the injustice of the process-a terrible law ...
  • UK Denies Right-To-Die Legal Challenge
  • 8/20/2012
  • (AP) - Britain's High Court on Thursday rejected an attempt by a man who has locked-in syndrome to overturn the country's euthanasia law by refusing to legally allow doctors to end his life.
  • Mom Seeks Heart Transplant for Autistic Son
  • 8/18/2012
  • (AP) - A Pennsylvania woman whose autistic adult son was not recommended for a heart transplant said she wants to bring more attention to the decision-making process so that those with ailments or disabilities are not passed over without careful consideration.
  • Euthanasia is a Cultural Addiction
  • 8/16/2012
  • (First Things) - The Netherlands opened the doors to euthanasia way back in 1973. Since then, it has fallen off a vertical moral cliff with the killing agenda having spread to the pediatric wards, the mentally ill, and now stalking the elderly "tired of life"-all reported here and in my other writings.
  • Machine Helps Veterans Recover From Brain Injuries
  • 8/15/2012
  • (Fox News) - A machine designed to give athletes an edge is helping military veterans battle back from brain injuries. The Dynavision 2, or D-2, looks like a game, but it's an important part of therapy at the Shepherd Center. When Jonathan Henderson first took on the D-2 back in May, he thought it looked silly.
  • March For Life Founder Nellie Gray Passes Away
  • 8/14/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - One of the leading lights of the pro-life movement in the United States has gone out. Nellie Gray (pictured), the charismatic octogenarian founder of the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., the largest annual pro-life event in the country, passed away over the weekend, and was discovered in her apartment earlier today.
  • Court Upholds Exemption, Allows Assisted Suicide
  • 8/13/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - In a ruling today, Justice Jo-Ann Prowse of the BC Court of Appeals - the highest court in the province, ruled to permit ALS patient Gloria Taylor to retain a constitutional exemption permitting her to end her life by assisted suicide or euthanasia.
  • Doctors Study Use of Progesterone in Treating Brain Injuries
  • 8/12/2012
  • (KDKA) - Kevin Conwell, 21, injured his head in June 2011. He was on his way to work as a summer camp counselor when his car flipped. Since he was alone, no one knows for sure what happened - even Kevin. "I just remember, like, waking up in a car with like ambulances," he says.
  • Ex-Navy Sailor Convicted in Assisted Suicide
  • 8/10/2012
  • (Press Democrat) - A former Navy enlisted sailor who graduated from Willits High School has been sentenced to five years in prison for helping a senior non-commissioned officer commit suicide in Virginia, according to the Virginian-Pilot newspaper.
  • Head Injury a Silent Epidemic in Student Athletes, Expert Warns
  • 8/09/2012
  • (Noozhawk) - Encouraging student athletes to "just play through it" may be a thing of the past when it comes to head injuries suffered while engaged in impact sports. That was the message that backers of a talk called "Solving the Concussion Crisis" hoped parents and coaches would come away with Monday night.