Network News

  • Quebec One Step Closer to Euthanasia
  • 10/31/2013
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Quebec government is one step closer to decriminalizing euthanasia as "medical aid in dying" after Bill 52 passed its second reading today with an 84 to 26 "vote in principle" at the National Assembly, with none abstaining.
  • Less Brain Deaths Tempt Organ Ethics Meltdown
  • 10/30/2013
  • (NRO) - I blame my pal Ralph Nader and the law of unintended consequences: Improved safety-such as seat belt and helmet laws-resulted in far fewer catastrophic brain injuries. Great news! But that has meant fewer people experience "brain death."
  • Football Player is on the Road to Recovery Following Brain Injury
  • 10/29/2013
  • (Herald Journal) - After a football injury nearly took the life of Dassel-Cokato High School junior Luke Nelson, he is back home on the road to recovery. Not only did the initial injury nearly take Luke's life, but as he was recovering, a serious infection nearly cost him his life a second time.
  • Feds Say No to Nursing Home "No CPR" Policies
  • 10/28/2013
  • (NRO) - A little good news out of the federal bureaucracy for a change. Apparently some nursing homes have instituted "no CPR" policies for all residents-regardless of what the patient or family might want-even if against an advance directive.
  • Pitt Lands Leading Role in International Brain Injury Study
  • 10/25/2013
  • (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) - The University of Pittsburgh says it will play a leading role in an unprecedented international study aimed at better diagnosing and treating traumatic brain injury, a public health issue that remains shrouded in mystery despite decades of clinical trials.
  • Arizona Professor: Humans as Special as Bacteria
  • 10/24/2013
  • (NRO) - I will have a new ebook out in early 2014, dealing with how anti-humanism has badly infected the environmental movement. Here's an example of what I mean. A professor (of course!) named Guy McPherson says WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE! by 2040 from global warming.
  • VA Hospital Opens Suite for Vets with Brain Injuries
  • 10/23/2013
  • (CBSDFW.com) - The Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center opened a new suite Monday for veterans with polytrauma and traumatic brain injury.
  • More Media Support For Death Panels
  • 10/22/2013
  • (Wesley J. Smith) - The mainstream media often promotes death panel rationing-even as it denies the threat is real. Slate has published a piece by a Canadian student studying law at Yale. He extols Canadian death panels in the context of the Hassan Rasouli case, about which I have written on more than one occasion.
  • Evil Organ Buyers Victimize Children
  • 10/21/2013
  • (NRO) - The first case of a child smuggled into the UK to be organ harvested has been uncovered. From the Telegraph story: "The first case of a child being trafficked to Britain in order to have their organs harvested has been uncovered.
  • Teammates Rally for Teen Who Experienced Brain Injury
  • 10/20/2013
  • (lohud.com) - "Keep Fighting #42." That was the message of love and encouragement Saturday afternoon as crowds of supporters came out for a fundraiser for Justin Sacco, the Mahopac eighth-grader who suffered a traumatic brain injury two weeks ago.