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  • At Walter Reed Hospital, Music Heals
  • 4/25/2014
  • (Gazette.net) - The phone call Claudia Avila got on Dec. 27, 2011, was from Army officials telling her that her husband was in critical condition and might not survive.
  • No Law Can Contain Euthanasia - Especially if the Criteria is Eliminating Suffering
  • 4/24/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - In November last year I attended a debate in Brussells between my Canadian colleague, Alex Schadenberg and two leading Belgian pro-euthanasia academics.
  • How Media Helps Push Us Off Suicide Cliff
  • 4/22/2014
  • (NRO) - I've seen it again and again in my more than twenty years of opposing assisted suicide: the media promote suicide in the guise of reporting the news. Indeed, these days, it is almost a universal rule.
  • Saying Patients are PVS Allows Courts to Starve Them to Death
  • 4/21/2014
  • (By Bobby Schindler/LifeNews.com) - I have written time and time again about the dangerous and dehumanizing persistent vegetative state (PVS) diagnosis. Actually, we saw in my family's battle to save my sister, Terri Schiavo, from death by dehydration, that a tremendous amount of debate raged over whether or not she was in this condition.
  • NY Times: Medical Groups Recommending Doctors Weigh Costs, Not Effectiveness of Treatments
  • 4/20/2014
  • (NRO) - This isn't good. Apparently, some medical societies are buying into the distrust sowing meme that doctors should give better care to some patients than to others. Why?
  • Pope Francis Highlights Worth and Dignity of the Disabled
  • 4/18/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - In preparation for Easter Sunday, Pope Francis decided today to highlight the worth and dignity of disabled people - including washing the feet of 12 disabled patients at a care center.
  • Trooper's Road to Recovery after TBI
  • 4/17/2014
  • (keloland.com) - In uniform and behind the wheel, South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Andrew Steen (pictured) has returned to the job he left 18 months ago after he was seriously hurt in the line of duty. "I worked pretty hard to get back from what people were thinking I was going to.
  • Some Dutch Pharmacists Say No to Euthanasia
  • 4/16/2014
  • (NRO) - As we move into a morally polyglot society-with the culture of death rushing to the fore-the question of medical conscience will become increasingly hot button. This is apparently already occurring in the Netherlands where many pharmacists apparently refuse to dispense drugs for use in lethal injection doctor-administered homicides. From the DutchNews.nl story:
  • Swiss Suicide Clinic Helped Second Woman 'Tired of Life' to Die
  • 4/15/2014
  • (express.co.uk) - The 99-year-old Londoner, who was not terminally ill or severely disabled, felt her time had come to an end. Her decision mirrors that of an art teacher, known only as Anne, who travelled to the Dignitas Clinic near Zurich on March 27 to end her life.
  • Terri Schiavo's Brother Comments on Pope Francis, Bishop Robert Lynch, and Working on Behalf of the Severely Disabled
  • 4/14/2014
  • (By Matt C. Abbott/Renew America) - The following is an email interview I recently conducted with Bobby Schindler, brother of the late Terri Schiavo, whose notorious murder by starvation and dehydration occurred in 2005.