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  • The Catholic Church's Terri Schiavo Scandal
  • 2/10/2015
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - Tuesday's article by Wesley Smith brought flooding back to me the dismay, even nausea, so many of us felt for weeks while watching the slow, terribly painful, public execution of Terri Schiavo by starvation and dehydration.
  • Our Amazingly Plastic Brains
  • 2/09/2015
  • (Wall Street Journal) - Can the brain heal and preserve itself-or even improve its functioning-as we get older? For some time, many scientists have tended to think of our brains as machines, most commonly as computers, destined to break down over time under the strain of age and use.
  • "Starve Alzheimer's Patients" Pushed Again
  • 2/08/2015
  • (NRO) - The principle that all patients must always receive humane care is under pronounced assault in bioethics, Indeed, some bioethicists now argue that nursing homes should be required to starve Alzheimer's patients to death-even if they willingly eat, and presumably even if the patient begs for food-if so instructed in an advance medical directive.
  • Canadian Docs OK Putting Patients Down
  • 2/07/2015
  • (NRO) - I have now fully digested the Canada Supreme Court's absurd ruling lethally injecting euthanasia into the Maple Leaf vein. My stomach hurts.
  • Wesley J. Smith: Hospice, Defend Yourself!
  • 2/06/2015
  • (First Things) - Hospice is about living, not dying. More precisely, hospice supports life with dignity for its patients and offers invaluable social and emotional support for patients' families.
  • Ten Years Later, Terri Schiavo's Fight to Survive Plays a Vital Role in Shaping Public Policy
  • 2/05/2015
  • PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade after the private family struggle to save Terri Schiavo's life escalated into a public battle, her legacy continues more prominently than ever through the work of the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network.
  • Hours Before the Hospital Was to Turn Off Her Ventilator, She Woke Up
  • 2/03/2015
  • (LifeNews.com) - On December 12, 56-year-old Teri Roberts fell ill with flu-like symptoms which quickly turned serious. Admitted to the hospital, the grandmother-of-five "was diagnosed with Group A streptococcus, which led to toxic shock syndrome," The Daily Mail reported.
  • Schindler: We All Need to Wake Up
  • 2/03/2015
  • (LifeNews.com) - Recently, the United States Supreme Court announced it would review the procedure for lethal injection used for death row inmates across the nation and whether or not that procedure is unconstitutional.
  • Cousins Commit Joint Suicide at Swiss Clinic
  • 2/02/2015
  • (NRO) - Two elderly cousins, who worried about being separated, have flown to Switzerland where they were made dead while holding hands. From the Telegraph story:
  • Obamacare is Already Rationing Healthcare as Hospitals Employ Fewer
  • 1/30/2015
  • (LifeNews.com) - President Obama has been among the many deploring the reality that despite an improving economy, middle-class wages have remained largely stagnant.