Network News

  • Businesswoman Makes Miracle Brain Injury Recovery
  • 6/19/2013
  • (Scotsman.com) - After months of rehabilitation Ellen learned to speak and walk again and ran in a marathon relay in aid of the brain injury charity that helped her. The weather had been kind, the roads were surprisingly good and the cycle from home in Edinburgh out to North Berwick was exhilarating.
  • Quebec Euthanasia: Journalism Malpractice 4
  • 6/18/2013
  • (NRO) - Now the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has misled the public about the nature of Quebec's proposed euthanasia legalization bill. First, there is the headline: "Anti-Euthanasia Doctors Hostile to Quebec's Assisted Suicide Bill," and lead paragraph:
  • Dutch MDs: OK to Put Baby Out of Parents' Misery
  • 6/17/2013
  • (NRO) - Despite infanticide still being murder under (the rarely enforced) Netherlander criminal code, the Dutch Medical Association (KNMG) has issued an ethics opinion holding that doctors may euthanize dying babies to end the parents' suffering.
  • Mother, Caregiver Killed Autistic Teen To End His Suffering
  • 6/14/2013
  • (CBS) - Cook County prosecutors said a west suburban woman and family caregiver planned for at least a week to kill the mother's 14-year-old son, because they believed he wasn't getting sufficient care for his autism.
  • Fighting the Culture of Death, One Katie At a Time
  • 6/13/2013
  • (Catholic World Report) - Belgium is a troubled country on any number of levels. Its unity has been tenuous for decades, it is increasingly challenged by an Islamic immigrant community that rejects European virtues, and just like its neighbor, Holland, it is clumsily eager to embrace the latest in eugenics and social engineering.
  • Brain Injury Survivor Keen on NZ Return
  • 6/12/2013
  • (New Zealand Herald) - A year after the Turangi crash that killed three US students, its most scarred survivor remains determined to return to thank those who saved her life.
  • 'Another Step Towards Euthanasia for Children'
  • 6/11/2013
  • (presseurop) - In the wake of several months of testimony from doctors and experts in medical ethics, a Belgian Senate committee will on June 12 examine the possible extension of the country's euthanasia law to include children.
  • Pushing Elder Suicide
  • 6/09/2013
  • (NRO) - As we are in the midst of an elder-suicide crisis, we see elder suicide promoted within the assisted suicide movement and its camp followers in the media. Now, continuing the recent pattern, the 2002 joint elder suicides of Admiral Chester Nimitz, Jr. and his wife Joan has been extolled in Slate.
  • Two Year Old Emerges From "PVS" After Stem Cell Treatment
  • 6/05/2013
  • (Daily Mail) - Doctors claim to have successfully treated a child suffering with cerebral palsy with stem cells for the first time.
  • Whose Life Is It Anyway?
  • 6/04/2013
  • (NRO) - Bioethics pushed personal autonomy to the forefront of medical decision making, helping forge the legal right to say no to unwanted life-extending care. Today, if a person doesn't want to be in an ICU or to be otherwise kept alive with medical treatment, the patient or family can say no. And that's generally a very good thing.