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  • Pro-Euthanasia Filmmaker: Italy Too Catholic to Legalize Killing of Disabled
  • 9/15/2012
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - An Italian filmmaker responsible for a recently released movie on the starvation of comatose patient Eluana Englaro has given an interview to the French Press Agency lamenting that it's impossible to legalize the killing of the disabled in Italy, because of the influence of the Catholic faith.
  • Medicine or a Miracle?
  • 9/14/2012
  • (Northwest Herald) - Aug. 16 was circled on many calendars of those with children in District 200. It was the first day of a new school year, and not anything new or particularly special for most kids. But for Woodstock High School senior Morgan Hofmann, that Thursday was a milestone and a day his family feared might not come.
  • Sleeping Pill Awakens Unconscious Patient
  • 9/13/2012
  • (First Things) - Some time ago, doctors discovered that Ambien could bring apparently unconscious patients back to awareness, although the effect would sometimes fade as the drug wore off. A case in South Africa has repeated the phenomenon.
  • Eugenics Silently Returns to Germany
  • 9/12/2012
  • (Kurt Kondrich /LifeSiteNews.com) - This week I read a very disturbing article titled "New prenatal test is bringing eugenics back to Germany," and I could not help but think of the famous quote from American philosopher George Santayana: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
  • New Battleground in Doctor-Assisted Suicide Debate
  • 9/11/2012
  • (Stateline) - "Right-to-die" advocates have mounted a high-profile initiative campaign in what might seem to be unlikely territory: heavily Catholic Massachusetts.
  • New Zealand Grants "Rights" to a River
  • 9/10/2012
  • (First Things) - I keep warning that this "nature rights" movement is beginning to bite, and people keep rolling their eyes. But New Zealand just granted rights to a river. From the New Zealand Herald story:
  • Fla. Warehousing Disabled Kids in Nursing Homes
  • 9/08/2012
  • (CBS/AP) - Federal investigators say Florida officials are violating federal law by unnecessarily warehousing hundreds of children with disabilities in geriatric nursing homes.
  • Planned Parenthood Insider Now Works for Assisted Suicide Group
  • 9/07/2012
  • (LifeNews.com) - When Compassion & Choices, formerly The Hemlock Society, convened its June 2012 conference, former Planned Parenthood insider Theresa Connor, now director of government affairs with the assisted suicide group, was a featured speaker.
  • NFL Funds Brain-Injury Study
  • 9/06/2012
  • (Wall Street Journal) - Opening night of the National Football League arrived Wednesday amid renewed discussion of head injuries and a $30 million grant provided by the NFL to study brain injuries and other sports-related health issues.
  • Flu Medicine May Help TBI Patients
  • 9/04/2012
  • (WLS) - An old medicine approved for a different ailment is bringing new hope to traumatic brain injury patients. Caused by car crashes, falls, or assaults, every year 1.7 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury. Now, something approved decades ago for a much different ailment is helping speed recovery for some.