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  • People with Brain Injuries Heal Faster If they Get Up and Get Moving
  • 7/10/2015
  • (scpr.org) - When Kate Klein began working as a nurse in the Cleveland Clinic's Neurointensive Care Unit, one of the first things she noticed was that her patients spent a lot of time in bed.
  • Netherlanders Pressured into Euthanasia
  • 7/08/2015
  • (NRO) - Netherlanders are pressured into "choosing" euthanasia, reads the story. I'm not surprised. This has been true for many years.
  • California Aid-In-Dying Bill Shelved for the Year
  • 7/07/2015
  • (LA Times) - Lacking the votes to pass a key committee, a bill that would allow physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients in California was shelved Tuesday, likely until next year.
  • 70% Believe News Media Intentionally Biased
  • 7/06/2015
  • (WND.com) - Nearly three quarters of Americans believe the news media reports with an intentional bias, according to a new survey. The 2015 State of the First Amendment Survey, conducted by the First Amendment Center and USA Today, was released Friday.
  • Colombian Man Ends Life with Government Backup
  • 7/05/2015
  • (St. Pete Times) - Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet.
  • Canadian Medical Association: From Resisting Euthanasia to Enthusiastic Collaborators
  • 7/03/2015
  • (NRO) - The Canadian Medical Association has, in short course, gone from resisting euthanasia to being enthusiastic collaborators with the culture of death.
  • Nebraska Engineers Achieve Breakthrough in Brain Trauma Research
  • 7/02/2015
  • (Big Ten Network) - Even though the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan haven't definitively ended, the aftereffects are already being felt as thousands of soldiers return home with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) caused by improvised explosive devices, or IEDs.
  • The Economist Pushes Death on Demand
  • 6/30/2015
  • (NRO) - The media no longer present objective reporting on issues of social or cultural controversy. They choose sides. This has been generally true for about ten years about assisted suicide, and ever since the Brittany Maynard manufactured media frenzy, the bias has really ramped up.
  • Brain Injury Opens Creative Life for Author
  • 6/29/2015
  • (Daily Herald) - At 20 years old, Peter Kargenian was in college studying computer science, a field grounded in logic and mathematics. But in the instant of a vehicle wreck that left him in a coma suffering from traumatic brain injury, the skills that made the Prospect Heights resident a promising tech whiz were forever changed.
  • Euthanasia's Open Season on the Mentally Ill
  • 6/26/2015
  • (First Things) - A few years ago, I spoke about end-of-life care at a town-hall event; it quickly devolved into an intense debate on assisted suicide. When the time came for audience questions, a self-described "mentally ill" woman took the microphone and declared that she had a right to doctor-prescribed death.