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  • Brain Injury Survivor in for the Long Haul
  • 11/03/2012
  • (ReporterHearld.com) - Audrey Bocock was a professional triathlete and was third in the nation in her age group. She was accepted into medical school. She was going to be a trauma surgeon. "I would have been a great surgeon," she said.
  • Brain Injury Survivors Help Each Other Recover
  • 11/01/2012
  • (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than two million Americans sustain brain injuries each year. There are few programs in Hawaii that help patients transition from hospital and acute care into the community, but we found one that helped change them - right before our very eyes.
  • Jewish Physician: Assisted Suicide Will Ruin Medical Profession
  • 10/31/2012
  • (Catholic Free Press) - A Jewish doctor told Catholics he wants physician-assisted suicide to remain illegal - because it has never been part of medicine and may destroy the medical profession in its moral foundations.
  • "Plant Rights" on NPR
  • 10/30/2012
  • (NRO) - The environmental movement is growing increasingly radical and anti human. Taking a beat from the animal rights movement, we have seen increasing advocacy for human-stifling agendas such as "nature rights" ...
  • Youngster Back on Her Feet Following Recovery from Brain Injury
  • 10/29/2012
  • (Wellington Daily) - Brisa Bustos points to her mouth and says, "Guess what I lost?" The six-year-old doesn't wait for an answer and quickly blurts out "My tooth!"
  • Nurses Set to Oppose Assisted Suicide
  • 10/28/2012
  • (NRO) - The American Nursing Association has a draft opinion out reiterating its opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide. It is well worth the read. From the draft opinion:
  • Bill Maher: The Pope is Consistently Pro-Life. I'm Consistently Pro-Death
  • 10/26/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - During a radio broadcast earlier this month, shock comedian Bill Maher contrasted himself with Pope Benedict XVI in the starkest of terms: "The Pope is consistently pro-life. I'm consistently pro-death."
  • Doctor Sentenced to Life for Mercy Killing
  • 10/25/2012
  • (The National) - A doctor who carried out the mercy killing of a quadriplegic patient was sentenced to life in prison yesterday for premeditated murder. Eugen Adelsmayr, 50, switched off Ghulam Mohammed's life-support machine and increased his morphine dose, causing him to have a fatal heart attack.
  • TBI Treatment Improves After 10 Years of War
  • 10/24/2012
  • (FederalNewsRadio) - Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most stubborn and long-lasting problems produced by 10 years of war, but there is progress in its treatment. "The brain is a wonderful thing, and it is plastic," said Dr. Andrew Ritcheson, senior consulting psychologist and program manager at contractor DRC.
  • Girl Wakes as Doctors Were Preparing to Harvest Her Organs
  • 10/23/2012
  • (Mail Online) - A teenage girl in a coma after a catastrophic car crash came round just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead. Carina Melchior had had life support withdrawn on the advice of medics and was being prepared for organ donation.