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  • Does Being an Annoyance Justify Taking Someone's Life?
  • 10/24/2014
  • *October 23, 2014 (OneNewsNow)* - In what many in her home country consider to be some of the most heinous crimes ever committed on their soil, Italian nurse Daniela Poggiali has been arrested and charged with mercilessly murdering at least one elderly patient and possibly 38 more at her hospital in Northern Italy.
  • Peter Singer to Court: Make Chimps Persons!
  • 10/23/2014
  • (NRO) - There he goes again. Peter Singer-who has argued that cognitively devastated people should have been used instead of chimps in the creation of the hepatitis vaccine-urges a court to impose chimp personhood on society. Why?
  • Researchers Discover Two Potential Treatments for Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 10/22/2014
  • (NewsMedical) - Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered two potential treatments for traumatic brain injury that are most effective when given at different stages after the injury has occurred.
  • Mother in Coma Heard Everything, Scared They'd Turn Off Her Life Support
  • 10/21/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - Kate Allat suffered a stroke at the age of 39 and the mother spent 10 days in a coma afterwards. Now that she is past that frightful ordeal, Allat reveals in a new interview that she heard everything going on around her in her hospital room and she was fearful her life support would be turned off.
  • Now UK Media Pushes Suicide by Starvation
  • 10/20/2014
  • (NRO) - The media have become so in the tank for assisted suicide they now treat some suicides more as a necessity than as a choice. Take the Independent's headline about an elderly assisted suicide campaigner woman who intentionally starved herself to death. Note the tone of the story.
  • Nurse Killed 38 Patients Because She Found Them "Annoying"
  • 10/17/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - Daniela Poggiali, an Italian nurse, has been arrested for allegedly killing up to 38 patients because she found them or their relatives annoying. One of her victims, Rosa Calderoni, brought her crimes to light after she died from an injection of potassium.
  • Assisted Suicide Debate Masks Disability Prejudice
  • 10/15/2014
  • (thechronicleherald.ca) - Today (Oct. 15), the Supreme Court of Canada will hear argument in an appeal which seeks to strike down Canada's Criminal Code prohibition against assisting suicide.
  • Father of Two On Slow Road to Recovery
  • 10/14/2014
  • (nzherald.co.nz) - A digger driver critically injured by a freight train is still in hospital four months later, unable to speak or eat. Paul Anderson, 37, was working on the Raurimu Spiral near Tongariro National Park in June when the train struck his digger.
  • Brittany Maynard: The Vultures Circle
  • 10/13/2014
  • (NRO) - I wasn't going to write about the Brittany Maynard assisted suicide frenzy. Maynardis apparently dying of brain cancer at age 29, and has decided to mount a pro-assisted suicide campaign, announcing she will kill herself on November 1.
  • Family Asking for Help Healing Son with TBI
  • 10/10/2014
  • (9&10News) - A Northern Michigan family is asking the community to help heal Claus. He was hit by an ambulance while walking to a friends house during a snowstorm in February, and is still hospitalized 8 months later.