Network News

  • Pitt Lands Leading Role in International Brain Injury Study
  • 10/25/2013
  • (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) - The University of Pittsburgh says it will play a leading role in an unprecedented international study aimed at better diagnosing and treating traumatic brain injury, a public health issue that remains shrouded in mystery despite decades of clinical trials.
  • Arizona Professor: Humans as Special as Bacteria
  • 10/24/2013
  • (NRO) - I will have a new ebook out in early 2014, dealing with how anti-humanism has badly infected the environmental movement. Here's an example of what I mean. A professor (of course!) named Guy McPherson says WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIE! by 2040 from global warming.
  • VA Hospital Opens Suite for Vets with Brain Injuries
  • 10/23/2013
  • (CBSDFW.com) - The Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center opened a new suite Monday for veterans with polytrauma and traumatic brain injury.
  • More Media Support For Death Panels
  • 10/22/2013
  • (Wesley J. Smith) - The mainstream media often promotes death panel rationing-even as it denies the threat is real. Slate has published a piece by a Canadian student studying law at Yale. He extols Canadian death panels in the context of the Hassan Rasouli case, about which I have written on more than one occasion.
  • Evil Organ Buyers Victimize Children
  • 10/21/2013
  • (NRO) - The first case of a child smuggled into the UK to be organ harvested has been uncovered. From the Telegraph story: "The first case of a child being trafficked to Britain in order to have their organs harvested has been uncovered.
  • Teammates Rally for Teen Who Experienced Brain Injury
  • 10/20/2013
  • (lohud.com) - "Keep Fighting #42." That was the message of love and encouragement Saturday afternoon as crowds of supporters came out for a fundraiser for Justin Sacco, the Mahopac eighth-grader who suffered a traumatic brain injury two weeks ago.
  • Schiavo's Brother Teaches How to Avoid a Forced Premature Death
  • 10/15/2013
  • (Christian Newswire) - Bobby Schindler doesn't want what was done to his sister to ever happen to anyone else. That's the motivation behind Life Legal Defense Foundation's Saturday evening forum in Santa Clara, "How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones from a Hastened Death."
  • BC's Appeal Court Says Canada's Ban on Assisted-Suicide is Constitutional
  • 10/14/2013
  • (Calgary Herald) - British Columbia's Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court ruling that said Canada's assisted-suicide ban violated the charter rights of gravely ill Canadians.
  • Pay People to be Euthanized Early!
  • 10/13/2013
  • October 13, 2013 (NRO) - Money is a big part of the euthanasia issue, and increasingly so. If cost saving is the essential public health policy paradigm, what could be cheaper than killing as a "medical treatment?"
  • Pa. Daughter Faces Assisted Suicide Charge
  • 10/11/2013
  • (AP) - A Pennsylvania judge said Thursday that she will rule later on whether to dismiss an assisted suicide charge against a nurse accused of handing her 93-year-old terminally ill father a bottle of morphine.