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  • Australian Euthanasia Proponent Admits Giving Deadly Drugs to Patient
  • 4/30/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - A longtime advocate of assisted suicide has broken his silence about helping a patient die nearly a decade ago, in the hopes of changing Australia's laws on the subject.
  • Family Gives Update on Road to Recovery
  • 4/29/2014
  • (cardschat.com) - Last year, the poker community was shocked to learn that on June 14, Kevin "Phwap" Boudreau collapsed in a Subway parking lot during a dinner break at the World Series of Poker.
  • Three Scientists Doggedly Fight the PVS Dogma
  • 4/28/2014
  • (NRLC) - Thankfully, whenever there is another study that proves yet again that we over-categorize severely brain-injured patients as being in a PVS, there is coverage not only of the original investigation but also what the study means-its larger context.
  • Assisted Suicide Frees Doctors' Inner Kevorkian
  • 4/27/2014
  • (NRO) - Pathologist Jack Kevorkian infamously assisted the suicides of people he had not actually treated, or even examined. He would look at medical records, speak to the victim, and bring on the carbon monoxide or suicide machine. Similarly, a Swiss doctor assisted the suicide of a man he did not physically examine, and took umbrage that authorities brought a case against him.
  • At Walter Reed Hospital, Music Heals
  • 4/25/2014
  • (Gazette.net) - The phone call Claudia Avila got on Dec. 27, 2011, was from Army officials telling her that her husband was in critical condition and might not survive.
  • No Law Can Contain Euthanasia - Especially if the Criteria is Eliminating Suffering
  • 4/24/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - In November last year I attended a debate in Brussells between my Canadian colleague, Alex Schadenberg and two leading Belgian pro-euthanasia academics.
  • How Media Helps Push Us Off Suicide Cliff
  • 4/22/2014
  • (NRO) - I've seen it again and again in my more than twenty years of opposing assisted suicide: the media promote suicide in the guise of reporting the news. Indeed, these days, it is almost a universal rule.
  • Saying Patients are PVS Allows Courts to Starve Them to Death
  • 4/21/2014
  • (By Bobby Schindler/LifeNews.com) - I have written time and time again about the dangerous and dehumanizing persistent vegetative state (PVS) diagnosis. Actually, we saw in my family's battle to save my sister, Terri Schiavo, from death by dehydration, that a tremendous amount of debate raged over whether or not she was in this condition.
  • NY Times: Medical Groups Recommending Doctors Weigh Costs, Not Effectiveness of Treatments
  • 4/20/2014
  • (NRO) - This isn't good. Apparently, some medical societies are buying into the distrust sowing meme that doctors should give better care to some patients than to others. Why?
  • Pope Francis Highlights Worth and Dignity of the Disabled
  • 4/18/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - In preparation for Easter Sunday, Pope Francis decided today to highlight the worth and dignity of disabled people - including washing the feet of 12 disabled patients at a care center.