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  • Obamacare's "Great Chase:" And They're Off!
  • 1/02/2013
  • (National Review Online) - A few months ago I predicted here that Obamacare would result in a "great chase," by which I meant that smaller employers would react to the health insurance mandate by reducing staffing to under 50 full time employees to escape the requirement.
  • Americans Support Physician-Assisted Suicide
  • 1/01/2013
  • (NPR) - Voters in Massachusetts were the latest to weigh in on whether it should be legal for doctors to prescribe drugs to help terminally ill patients end their lives. The measure was controversial, and on Election Day it fell just short.
  • Few Receive the Care Equal to Former Congresswoman Giffords
  • 12/30/2012
  • (Bloomberg) - Larry Boswell sat slumped in a wheelchair. His sweatpants were soiled, his T-shirt soaked in saliva. Flies buzzed around his head.
  • Statement from the CDPS Regarding Harvey Guardinship Case
  • 12/28/2012
  • People with severe and profound disabilities are too often marginalized, ignored, and discarded by a society that increasingly seeks to promote those it sees as more perfect and whole. For every person like Gary Harvey who is pushed aside by society as used up and irrelevant, we take a step backwards towards the unspeakable barbarism that people only matter when they are like the rest of us. The Center for Disability in the Public Square fully supports Attorney Christopher Johnson's filing with the Supreme Court of the State of New York seeking to have Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo, to serve as Guardian for Mr. Gary Harvey.
  • Promoting Suicide for Elderly in Salon
  • 12/28/2012
  • (NRO) - One one hand we hear clarion warnings about elder suicide-and I share the worry. On the other, suicide for the elderly is sometimes promoted as beneficial in mainstream media outlets.
  • Schiavo's Brother Petitions Court to Intervene in Guardianship Case
  • 12/27/2012
  • Contact: Mary Foley, Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, 484-278-4287, mfoley@lifeandhope.com
  • Student Comes Back Strong from Near-Fatal Accident
  • 12/27/2012
  • (Telegraph) - Just a week into Year 12, Lewis was delivering pizzas when he was involved in a car accident that almost killed him. He suffered a massive brain injury and doctors at the Flinders Medical Centre told his parents to prepare for the worst.
  • A Tale of Unconditional Love and Miracles
  • 12/26/2012
  • (CNN) - Colleen O'Bara bathed her older sister, Edwarda, and fixed her hair. She fed her through a feeding tube like she'd done countless times. It was going to be a good day, the day before Thanksgiving.
  • Prince Charles: Doctors Losing Humanity
  • 12/22/2012
  • (NRO) - The implosion of UK healthcare quality is a warning for the U.S. Now, Prince Charles has another complaint: He says UK doctors have lost the human touch. From the Daily Mail story:
  • Study: Mechanisms Responsible for Regenerating Blood Vessels in Brain
  • 12/21/2012
  • (News Medical) - New research from the University of Georgia identifies the mechanisms responsible for regenerating blood vessels in the brain.