Network News

  • Outrage as 'Dr Death' Offers Euthanasia Tours of 'Inspiring' Auschwitz
  • 7/15/2014
  • (Mail Online) - A controversial doctor who practises euthanasia has sparked outrage by organising a tour to Auschwitz because he says the Nazi death camp is 'inspiring'. Belgian doctor Wim Distelmans, who has been dubbed 'Dr Death' for administering lethal injections, claims the visit will 'clarify confusion' about dying as well as addressing the issue of euthanasia.
  • The Science Behind TBI Recovery: New Research and Recovery Techniques
  • 7/14/2014
  • (Outside Magazine) - When a skull slams into a hard surface, damage control typically happens in a rush. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) often require immediate surgery, and even during the slow recovery process an urgent question lingers: How much time do I have before permanent brain damage sets in? Previously, doctors believed that the maximum window for recovery was about a year after the injury occurred. But new research suggests the TBI-recovery timeline is longer than previously thought, giving injured athletes more opportunity to restore cognitive functions.
  • Compassion and Choices Pushes Suicide by Starvation
  • 7/12/2014
  • (NRO) - The people at Compassion and Choices are blatantly mendacious. And the media do not care. In the wake of the Diane Rehm story, in which she describes her husband committing suicide by self-starvation ("voluntary stop eating and drinking," or VSED) and pushes legalizing doctor-prescribed death, the suicide-boosting NBC claims that Compassion and Choices wants to prevent these kinds of deaths.
  • Family in Need of Our Help!
  • 7/10/2014
  • Life & Hope Network Friends and Supporters, we need your help today for a young man in need. I've been in touch with the family of Kyle Dantzler (pictured), a 31 year old young man and resident of Atlanta. Kyle was born with a very rare and serious liver disease, and his family needs our help to transfer him from a Philadelphia hospital to a long term acute care facility close to his home and loving family in Atlanta.
  • Medical Center to Test Drug on the Unconscious Without Consent
  • 7/09/2014
  • (Seattle Times) - Say you get hit by a car, trip on stairs or slip off a ladder and hit your head. While you're unconscious, you may be enrolled in a study and injected with a drug researchers at Harborview Medical Center hope will prevent bleeding in your brain.
  • Animals Equivalent to Humans in NYT ... Again
  • 7/08/2014
  • (NRO) - The New York Times is crusading against human exceptionalism. Indeed, articles that advocate human animal moral equivalency are so ubiquitous in the Gray Anti-Human Lady that I wrote a piece in the Weekly Standard a bit ago pointing out several examples of the continuing theme.
  • 'Dr. Death' Draws Outcry After 45-Yr-Old Man's Suicide
  • 7/07/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - Dr. Philip Nitschke's practice of using media interviews to publicize his pro-euthanasia cause has backfired, generating criticism and calls for an enquiry into the "suicide industry" in Australia.
  • Smith: Centralized Healthcare Hurts the Dying
  • 7/06/2014
  • (NRO) - We should look with great trepidation at the experience of the NHS for what Obamacare's centralized control is bringing our way-I mean beyond bitter societal division currently tearing the country apart.
  • Navy Vet Begs VA: Please Don't Starve Me to Death
  • 7/03/2014
  • (examiner.com) - Joe Geoghagan, a 31-year-old Navy veteran who served three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, now suffers from PTSD and has to be fed through a feeding tube because he is unable to keep food down.
  • Utah Man Accused of Killing Wife Appears in Court
  • 7/02/2014
  • (Salt Lake Tribune) - A 74-year-old Roy man made his initial court appearance Wednesday on charges that he killed his ailing wife, possibly by using tips from a book on suicide to poison her with nitrogen gas.