Network News

  • Unilateral Non Resuscitation at Massachusetts General!
  • 5/12/2014
  • (NRO) - Can this have something to do with Romney/Obamacare? According to a medical study, since 2006, Massachusetts General Hospital's Bioethics Committee has forced people to not receive wanted resuscitation by imposing unilateral DNRs. And apparently, it's all done in Star Chamber secrecy. From Thaddeus Pope's blog (quoting from a medical symposium presentation):
  • Quebec Government Expected to Re-Introduce Bill Legalizing Euthanasia
  • 5/09/2014
  • (LifeNews.com) - The Quebec government is expected to re-introduce its euthanasia bill later this month. By analyzing data from recent studies concerning Belgium and the Netherlands, where euthanasia is legal, some concerning facts emerge.
  • Apostolic Nuncio: Church Must Make its Voice Heard Opposing Assisted Suicide Bill
  • 5/08/2014
  • (CatholicHerald.co.uk) - Archbishop Antonio Mennini, the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, has said the Church must "make its voice heard" in opposing the proposed change to law that, if passed, would legalise assisted suicide in the UK.
  • Grad Hopes for Mini-Marathon Comeback
  • 5/06/2014
  • (WTHR.com) - Brigette Schutzman, 26, calls Saturday's Mini-Marathon "the most important thing in my life right now, in terms of goals." The Carmel woman is signed up to do the half marathon. She's been training for it for months, logging lots of miles.
  • Terminally Sick Children Secretly Given Deadly Overdoses by British Docs
  • 5/04/2014
  • (Mail Online) - British doctors have secretly killed terminally sick children by giving them 'huge' overdoses of painkillers, it was claimed yesterday.
  • Smith: What Happened to Switzerland
  • 5/02/2014
  • (First Things) - In 2008, bioethicist Yuval Levin in his book Imagining the Future: Science and American Democracy identified a subtle but momentous shift in the philosophical driver of the West: "The worldview of modern science . . . sees health not only as a foundation but also a principal goal, not only as a beginning but also an end.
  • Brain Injury Victim Continues to Improve
  • 5/01/2014
  • (Standard Journal) - When Taylor Bingaman of Mifflinburg sustained a traumatic injury to the brain upon falling down a set of stairs at home in 2012, he faced a long and uncertain recovery period.
  • Australian Euthanasia Proponent Admits Giving Deadly Drugs to Patient
  • 4/30/2014
  • (LifeSiteNews.com) - A longtime advocate of assisted suicide has broken his silence about helping a patient die nearly a decade ago, in the hopes of changing Australia's laws on the subject.
  • Family Gives Update on Road to Recovery
  • 4/29/2014
  • (cardschat.com) - Last year, the poker community was shocked to learn that on June 14, Kevin "Phwap" Boudreau collapsed in a Subway parking lot during a dinner break at the World Series of Poker.
  • Three Scientists Doggedly Fight the PVS Dogma
  • 4/28/2014
  • (NRLC) - Thankfully, whenever there is another study that proves yet again that we over-categorize severely brain-injured patients as being in a PVS, there is coverage not only of the original investigation but also what the study means-its larger context.