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  • Race Car World Champion Slowly Improves from TBI, Recognizes Family
  • 1/16/2015
  • (Air Herald) - Michael Schumacher's condition has been improving lately after his horrible skiing accident in the French Alps. Many people would have written him off after the head trauma that he's suffered, but it seems as his condition has slowly been improving.
  • Media Fails to Connect PVS Dehydration Dots
  • 1/14/2015
  • (NRO) - Count on the media to miss the obvious angle when it comes to the culture of death. The story of Martin Pistorius-believed falsely to have been unconscious for 12 years-is all over the mainstream media. NPR is typical:
  • Man Misdiagnosed as "Vegetative" Awakes, Tells Jaw-Dropping Story
  • 1/13/2015
  • (The Blaze) - It was the late 1980s. Martin Pistorious, only 12 years old at the time, was initially hospitalized with what doctors diagnosed as Cryptococci Meningitis.
  • 16-Year-Old Coma Patient Showing Signs of Recovery
  • 1/12/2015
  • (St. George News) - Britton Shipp, a 16-year-old Snow Canyon High School student, has remained in a coma since suffering a traumatic brain injury in an ATV accident Nov. 1, 2014, but the outpouring of support from the community for this young man and his family continues, and Britton has shown recent promising signs of improvement on his long road to recovery.
  • Wesley J. Smith: The Historical Kevorkian
  • 1/10/2015
  • (First Things) - I am often asked for interviews by students who are writing papers about the assisted suicide issue. I am always happy to oblige. Most ask why I oppose assisted suicide and whether I think guidelines can prevent the slippery slope.
  • Remapping Damaged Brain Could Improve Rehabilitation
  • 1/09/2015
  • (Neurology Advisor) - Researchers have uncovered an interplay between brain regions that contributes to motor function recovery following brain damage.
  • More Proof College Students Support the Killing of Infants and Young Children
  • 1/08/2015
  • (College Fix) - A College Fix article that went viral last fall drew attention to an emerging inclination among young people: pro-life activists who engage college students on campuses across the country are seeing support for so-called "post-birth abortion," or the killing of infants and young children. It was a report so shocking, many did not want to believe it.
  • Holland: Up To 650 Babies Euthanized Every Year
  • 1/07/2015
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - As many as 650 babies are euthanized every year in the Netherlands because they are believed to be suffering or because a newborn's imminent natural death is emotionally distressing for the parents, reports the Royal Dutch Medical Association (KNMG).
  • Dancing Toward Recovery
  • 1/06/2015
  • (timesunion.com) - While most of Laura Casellini's friends were heading off to college and starting their adult lives, the 18-year-old town resident was re-learning to swallow, walk and speak. "I had just graduated high school, which was the best day of my life, and two days later, the worst day of my life," Casellini said.
  • Killable
  • 1/05/2015
  • (NRO) - Slate has published a wonderful series of photos of babies only seconds in the world. According to some very prominent bioethicists-past and present-certain, or even any, of these littlest people are killable-either because they are denigrated as human "non-persons" or because they have terminal or seriously disabling conditions.