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  • Top Doctor's Chilling Claim: The NHS Kills 130,000 Elderly Patients Every Year
  • 6/23/2012
  • (Daily Mail) - NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because they are difficult to manage or to free up beds, a senior consultant claimed yesterday.
  • Finding the Consciousness in "Unconscious" People Worth the Cost?
  • 6/22/2012
  • (First Things) - Patients diagnosed as persistently unconscious may be the most scorned people on earth. I mean, who else could be called a turnip or carrot with impunity?
  • Winona Man Bounces Back After Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 6/21/2012
  • (KTTC) - We all fear the worst at certain times but what happens when those fears are realized? 11 years ago a Winona man found himself in that situation, fighting for his life. Now, Adrian Torbenson is sharing his love of music and poetry.
  • Is There a "Right to Death?"
  • 6/20/2012
  • (Secondhand Smoke) - The right to life is morphing before our very eyes into a right to death. Witness the recent Canadian judge who ruled, in essence, that there is a right to suicide because it isn't a crime to kill oneself.
  • Bringing Andrea Back from Brain Injury: A Father's Story
  • 6/19/2012
  • (MSN) - I had done all my crying weeks before. But pacing a hospital hallway -- as nurses changed the diapers of my silent, blank-faced, 20-year-old daughter in the room behind me -- I asked my wife for a hug.
  • BC Judge Creates 'Right' to Suicide
  • 6/18/2012
  • (First Things) - We knew this was coming, because the fix was in: The BC Supreme Court Chief Justice has ruled that the law against assisted suicide is unconstitutional. From the CBC story:
  • Thank God Hippocrates Was Pagan
  • 6/15/2012
  • (Human Review) - To suggest that one cannot or should not defend the sanctity of human life in the public square by using publicly accessible secular language is to remove a necessary tool for making the case for valuing and protecting all human life.
  • First Steps for TBI and Stroke Patients
  • 6/14/2012
  • (Biodex) - When you walk into New Beginnings Community Center for Brain Injury Rehabilitation in Medford, NY, the welcoming feeling and positive energy permeate the building. Allyson Scerri, Founder & President, and Kate DiMeglio, Vice President, opened the state-of-the-art outpatient facility in April 2011, as a result of a common bond.
  • Australia Awards Infanticide Guru Highest Civic Award
  • 6/13/2012
  • (The Corner) - This is a disgrace: Peter Singer has won Australia's highest civic award. From the Princeton press release: Peter Singer, the Decamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, has been awarded Australia's highest civic honor.
  • Alzheimer's Vaccine Trial Proves Successful
  • 6/12/2012
  • (ANI) - Scientists have found a new vaccine to be effective against Alzheimer's disease. The vaccine, CAD106, can prove a breakthrough in the search for a cure for this seriously debilitating dementia disease.