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  • Study Shows Adult Stem Cells May Repair Brain Injury
  • 11/20/2013
  • (Oracle) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1.7 million people a year will suffer a traumatic brain injury. A new stem cell study conducted by USF researchers may lead to respite for patients suffering traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  • Scot Bill Creates "Suicide Facilitator" Profession
  • 11/19/2013
  • (NRO) - This is completely nuts! The new assisted suicide legalization bill in Scotland is so wild that it would create the new profession of "licensed suicide facilitator!" From the SP Bill 40:
  • Pope Francis Greets Hundreds of Disabled Visitors
  • 11/17/2013
  • (LifeNews.com) - Pope Francis has received worldwide praise for his outreach to people who are mentally and physically disabled. The leader of the Catholic Church recently kissed and blessed a man with tumors all over his head and he let a teenager with Down Syndrome take a spin in the Popemobile.
  • Arizona High School Football Player Dies from Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 11/15/2013
  • (CBSSports.com) - A high school football player died Monday night in a Phoenix hospital after he suffered a serious head injury in a playoff game this past Saturday.
  • Belgium Bishops Attack Proposed Euthanasia Law Extension
  • 11/14/2013
  • (CatholicHerald.co.uk) - The president of the Belgian bishops' conference has joined other faith leaders in criticising proposed legislation to extend euthanasia to children and dementia sufferers, warning the measure risks "destroying the functioning of society".
  • Cape Teen Recovering After Bicycle Crash
  • 11/13/2013
  • (NBC-2.com) - He no longer needs assistance from a breathing tube, and he is even eating and talking on his own. Connor Fields, 13, is still in the ICU recovering from a traumatic brain injury he suffered during an accident October 21st. Connor was riding his bicycle near his home when police say he collided with a trailer being towed by a truck.
  • Imagine Pain Knowing of Own Dehydration!
  • 11/12/2013
  • (NRO) - We dehydrate to death helpless people to death in this country because they have a catastrophic cognitive impairment. Advocates for dehydration say it is just medical ethics, the withdrawal of the medical treatment of tube feeding. (Now, there is even a lawsuit to compel starvation by withholding spoon feeding-not a medical treatment!)
  • Belgium, Where Death Becomes the Norm, Living the Exception
  • 11/11/2013
  • (Mercatornet.com) - Recently I received an invitation to fly to Calgary in mid-November to attend the North American première of a film called End Credits at the Marda Loop Justice Film Festival.
  • Oregon Tightens Duty to Die on Cancer Patients
  • 11/10/2013
  • (NRO) - As I have discussed here previously, the first state to explicitly ration Medicaid-an integral feature of all single payer systems-tightened the screws against terminal cancer patients a few months ago. Now, the issues is gaining wider discussion in Oregon.
  • Euthanizing the Unhappy: The Urgent Need for Love
  • 11/08/2013
  • (by Jennifer Roback Morse) - The recent physician-assisted suicide of a deeply depressed Belgian woman made worldwide headlines. But the headlines didn't say a thing about depression. The headlines read, "Belgian killed by euthanasia after a botched sex change operation."