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  • Comic Recovers from Life-Threatening Brain Injury
  • 1/08/2013
  • (Today) - Even if Larry Miller's name is not familiar, you'll certainly recognize the comic - his credits include television shows such as "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Seinfeld" and "10 Things I Hate About You," and some of his many film roles include "New Year's Eve" and "Valentine's Day."
  • Schiavo's Brother Tries to Save Another Life
  • 1/07/2013
  • (NRO) - It is very scary when a state wants to dehydrate a citizen. That happened several years ago in the Haleigh Poutre case in Massachusetts. Haleigh was a 12-year-old child abuse victim beaten viciously by her step father into unconsciousness.
  • Bryan Campbell is Defying the Odds
  • 1/06/2013
  • (ESPN) - Gary Campbell has a plane to catch. He's flying to Florida later in the afternoon to see a running back recruit, but first he has to swing by his house to pack and say hello/goodbye to the toughest kid he's ever met.
  • Assisting Suicide Isn't Free Speech
  • 1/04/2013
  • (OneNewsNow) - Four members of the Final Exit Network were indicted last May in the suicide of a Minnesota woman, though they say the state's law banning assisted suicide violates their constitutional right to free speech and association.
  • Devastating Injury to Teen's Brain Due to SIS
  • 1/03/2013
  • (newkerala.com) - In a new study, physicians have reported the case of a 17-year-old high school football player with second impact syndrome (SIS) - a rare and devastating traumatic brain injury.
  • Obamacare's "Great Chase:" And They're Off!
  • 1/02/2013
  • (National Review Online) - A few months ago I predicted here that Obamacare would result in a "great chase," by which I meant that smaller employers would react to the health insurance mandate by reducing staffing to under 50 full time employees to escape the requirement.
  • Americans Support Physician-Assisted Suicide
  • 1/01/2013
  • (NPR) - Voters in Massachusetts were the latest to weigh in on whether it should be legal for doctors to prescribe drugs to help terminally ill patients end their lives. The measure was controversial, and on Election Day it fell just short.
  • Few Receive the Care Equal to Former Congresswoman Giffords
  • 12/30/2012
  • (Bloomberg) - Larry Boswell sat slumped in a wheelchair. His sweatpants were soiled, his T-shirt soaked in saliva. Flies buzzed around his head.
  • Statement from the CDPS Regarding Harvey Guardinship Case
  • 12/28/2012
  • People with severe and profound disabilities are too often marginalized, ignored, and discarded by a society that increasingly seeks to promote those it sees as more perfect and whole. For every person like Gary Harvey who is pushed aside by society as used up and irrelevant, we take a step backwards towards the unspeakable barbarism that people only matter when they are like the rest of us. The Center for Disability in the Public Square fully supports Attorney Christopher Johnson's filing with the Supreme Court of the State of New York seeking to have Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo, to serve as Guardian for Mr. Gary Harvey.
  • Promoting Suicide for Elderly in Salon
  • 12/28/2012
  • (NRO) -¬†One one hand we hear clarion warnings about elder suicide-and I share the worry. On the other, suicide for the elderly is sometimes promoted as beneficial in mainstream media outlets.