Topic: brain

Let’s get straight to some Kindle deals. If you missed yesterday’s list, check it out here. New today: Free from Ligonier Ministries is Welcome to a Reformed Church by Daniel Hyde. ... discuss

Whatever the future may hold for Joan Rivers, who may have experienced brain damage during surgery, she will always be an exceptional human being deserving of equal rights and perceived moral value. ... discuss

Comedienne Joan Rivers remains in critical condition today after going into respiratory and cardiac arrest August 29 during what has been described as a “routine throat procedure,” a & ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Knowing Scripture by R.C. Sproul ($1.99); The Money Answer Book by Dave Ramsey ($2.99); The Pastor’s Kid by Barnabas Piper (free); Amazing Grace in the Li ... discuss

Are we there yet? I am sharing here some things we did with ‘what we had in our hands’ that was somewhat specific to our needs and situation.  However, just because your needs or circumst ... discuss

The word depression has many stereotypes, so permit me to disband a few for you. I am not sad all the time. I do not cry all the time. Something tragic never happened to me, I lead a very normal life ... discuss

This past week (and especially the last couple of days) have been a little strange for me. I've found myself speechless more often than not for a multitude of reasons. The two biggest reasons have som ... discuss

I guess somebody named Miley took a homeless guy to an award ceremony and used him to preach to the 1% that it could happen to anybody, plus they were greedy. Here’s why he’s homeless: ht ... discuss

Just a quick reminder of Mark Schauer's record. I think a lot of people forgot how atrocious this guy's record really is.---------------------------------------------------------------------1999 - Sup ... discuss

 Steven Brigham no more an abortion “outlier” than Kermit GosnellBy Dave Andrusko Abortionist Steven BrighamWhat do you do if you are a pillar of the more-more-more abortion brain ... discuss

By: Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick - Not Dead Yet UK and Director of EPC - Europe.Dr Kevin FitzpatrickPeople in Belgium more or less ‘go along’ with the idea of euthanasia, even as the practice of euthanasi ... discuss

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Now we’ve done it. Pro-life critics of the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge, which tacitly supports embryonic stem-cell research, have drawn the ire of Amanda Marcotte. At Slate, the notorious ... discuss

A newborn baby reaching the tender age of four months is a cause for celebration in Kansas City – and an urgent call for prayer, as his mother remains in recovery following a traumatic accident. O ... discuss

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Betsy has started college* and will soon begin her dream job. Her work-study assignment is (drum roll, please): reading tutor in an elementary school. This is a rich and lovely thing indeed, as this i ... discuss

Habits are tricky things. We are more than our habits, but certainly not less. We live so much of our lives according to our habits, but still remain responsible for what we do and what we do ... discuss

More than it already was, I mean: The College Board, the private company that produces the SAT test and the various Advanced Placement (AP) exams, has kicked off a national controversy by issuing a ne ... discuss

The times they are-changing!   A Message From A Former Muslim To the Infidels of the West: We Will Fight the Infidel to Death. – Meanwhile American laws will protect us. – Democrats and Left ... discuss

This article is taken from the website of The Saturday Paper and was first published under the title of ‘Living with Dignity’. Dr Shakira Hussein is a post doctoral research fellow at the ... discuss

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Look, I don’t like the Grammar Nazi any more than the next guy, but that’s the guy who nitpicks other folks’ usages to make himself feel superior. Occasionally, however, grammar intervention is ... discuss

Look, I don’t like the Grammar Nazi any more than the next guy, but that’s the guy who nitpicks other folks’ usages to make himself feel superior. Occasionally, however, grammar inte ... discuss

TheRichest.com, a website full of trivia and gossip that can really drain if not pollute your brain, has published a list of 8 famous people who narrowly avoided being aborted. Surely there are more, ... discuss

Sarah Palin Blasts Richard Dawkins on Aborting Kid ... discuss

Former Alaska governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin took Richard Dawkins to task after he created an international controversy with his comments saying parents of unborn children diagno ... discuss

I noticed something about myself recently. I get lazy on the weekends. I look at Friday night through Sunday night as “time off” from godliness. Not that I would actually say that! I woul ... discuss

“I miss you,” wrote a friend a few months ago. Or maybe a few weeks, time is a hazy, undefined mist for me. Mostly, it’s always now. “I miss me, too,” I said. Every word added sharp rocks to ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Americans are obsessed with fat; either with eating it or being it. We’ve been told that we’re too fat and we’re told that eating fat is bad for you. Bein ... discuss

Frederic Chopin was plagued by poor health Frederic Chopin(1810-1849)throughout his short but prodigious life. His bouts of melancholy are well known and have been attributed to bipolar syndrome or cl ... discuss

Also saved in OneNote In keeping with their recent “excellence in media” award from Planned Parenthood, the September issue of Cosmopolitan offers its young female audience a “Hot and Healthy I ... discuss

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ASL) commonly known as Lou Gherig's Disease, is a fatal neuromuscular disease that presently has no cure. No ALS patient is alike. Some people experience a slow degenera ... discuss

Peter Singer move over. There’s a new “bioethicist” in town who has moral directives for the world: Richard Dawkins. In a Twitter rant today, Dawkins pushed the notion that it is  ... discuss

 Parents of baby diagnosed with anencephaly are helping him live life to the full from the womb By Lauren Enriquez I recently came across this touching Facebook group, Prayers for Sha ... discuss

According to the Center of Disease Control, Cerebral Palsy is the most common motor disability in childhood and causes abnormal brain development or damage to the developing brain that affects a perso ... discuss

In keeping with their recent “excellence in media” award from Planned Parenthood, the September issue of Cosmopolitan offers its young female audience a “Hot and Healthy Investigation” ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — I recently came across this touching Facebook group, Prayers for Shane. It was created by the mom and dad of baby Shane, a little boy who is due in October. Baby Shane has bee ... discuss

Well, at least I won’t go to the grave having accomplished nothing. After more than 130 hours of listening, I finally came to the end of William Manchester’s incredible three-volume biogra ... discuss

This article was written by Dr Shakira Hussein, a post doctoral research fellow at the University of Melbourne. It was published on August 16 by The Saturday Paper and republished by HOPE Australia.Li ... discuss

The debate over Ireland’s abortion law has heated up again following media reports that an unborn baby was delivered at 25 weeks by Caesarean Section after a woman requested an abortion because ... discuss

Rob Reiner: Tea Party Should Be 'Eliminated' Like HamasAnd don't you just love liberal compassion and tolerance? You see it all the time in the comment section of blogs. Matt Walsh got a big taste of ... discuss

On March 2, 2014, Kim Ketola over at Cradle My Heart Radio welcomed Dr. Edward T. Welch, author of Shame Interrupted.  Shame is something we all go through–yet everyone who experiences it feel ... discuss

By the time a baby becomes a toddler, they will need ten to thirteen hours of sleep a night. This is because toddlers are usually very busy learning about themselves and the world they live in. Some o ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: I'm not in the habit of quoting Osama bin Laden in The Social Conservative Review, but in light of the events in Iraq against ... discuss

Yesterday, I celebrated my 25th birthday. I am a QUARTER OF A CENTURY, people! Where have the years gone?? I had quite a lovely day.Did you know that the frontal lobe of the brain doesn't finish devel ... discuss

In which we wander through the confusing maze of the DHM’s brain in no particular order.  Sort of like always.  And, you know, trigger warnings galore. So…. I am still trying to figure o ... discuss

On April 26th, 2013 Milo Joel Ausonio was born at 24 weeks. He weighed a little over one pound and was thirteen inches long. His mother, Marcie Ausonio was admitted to the hospital the day before beca ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliCulture Campaign reports on a new study from Northwestern University which “compar[ed] the birth rates of abortion advocates to the rest of ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Culture Campaign reports on a new study from Northwestern University which “compar[ed] the birth rates of abortion advocates to the r ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

Abortion is an injustice. Pro-life people are passionate about ending it. Those are good things. But they are no excuse for name-calling. Unfortunately, some pro-lifers make really mean and nasty comm ... discuss

Health writer Larry Bernstein of the Washington Post has written an excruciating column about how awful and painful it is to die by thirst. The article laments–as any civilized person would–the po ... discuss

15 weeks. Almost four months. An innocuous length of time to the average American. But to 18-year-old Kristin Byers and 21-year-old Kyle Niezgoda, four months spelled an almost certain death sentence ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

It could be the New Yorkers. They elected another liberal mayor and what could they do that is more liberal?  Liberalism in simple Clinton terms is a tax and spend government. And the more they tax a ... discuss

Saturday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) A man came up to Jesus, knelt down before him, and said, "Lord, have pity on my son, who is a lunatic and suffers severel ... discuss

Yesterday Aileen and I celebrated sixteen years of marriage. Sixteen years ago we were twenty-one years old and had no idea what we were getting into; today I thank God for blessing me so rich ... discuss

By Wesley Smith, August 8, 2014 - Link to this article on his blog.Wesley SmithHealth writer Larry Bernstein of the Washington Post has written an excruciating column about how awful and painful it is ... discuss

You know all that advice you get when it comes to shyness.The stuff that says get out there and feel bad about yourselfin front of a bunch of strangers?I mentioned bad s ... discuss

The August 5th airing of the Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast featured author and speaker Lindsey O’Connor, who survived severe complications after the birth of her fifth child. Lindsey and h ... discuss

These are random, in  no particular order (duh, that’s what random means, I’m stalling). Some of them are personal, some are only things I’ve read from somebody else, some I’m ... discuss

 What science tells us about the unborn By Paul Stark Before deciding how we ought to treat the unborn—a moral question—we must first be clear about what the unborn is. This is a ... discuss

 Researchers discover that unborn babies anticipate touch in the womb Editor’s note. This was posted today at clinicquotes.com. An article in the British periodical The Daily Mail ... discuss

Peter Colosi is featured in a new video, “Life Affirming Choices,” produced for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The movie looks at end-of-life ethical issues by focusing on the story of a ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Many millenials would chuckle recalling the awkward dad scenes in the 1999 film, American Pie. These scenes depict a Jewish-American father explaining many sexual things to his mort ... discuss

An article in the British periodical The Daily Mail discusses an article in The Journal Developmental Psychobiology which describes the cognitive development of unborn babies. Based on conclusions re ... discuss

 Haleigh’s new life after State wanted her dead By Wesley J. Smith Haleigh played on the front lawn with her adoptive father, Keith Arnett, and brother, Jacob. The Arnetts first to ... discuss

 Helping women in crisis pregnancy situations see we care enables reason to replace panic  By Dave Andrusko Why do some people readily hear our message of love and compassion for ... discuss

In 2012, homicide or abuse was the leading cause of injury-related deaths among children 1 to 5 years old in Colorado, taking the life of 107 children. While abortion supporters insist that legal abor ... discuss

“Stop reading the directions,” I say. “I’m not reading the directions,” he says. “But it looks like you’re reading the directions and that makes me nervous.” “It’s call ... discuss

From an interview in an Argentinian newspaper reported in Rorate Caeli:If Jesus were alive today, would he be in favor of gay marriage?I don't know, I formulate no hypothesis on this. Who must answer ... discuss

Nine years ago, most of North America was captivated by the legal drama surrounding Terri (Schindler) Schiavo. The Florida woman sustained severe brain injuries in 1990 after her brain was deprived of ... discuss

Sometimes, someone just has to say something out loud to whomever they are convinced is completely clueless. Now, this writer won't say that the object of this rant fits that description, at least not ... discuss

She was my hardest case thus far determined to abort her rape conceived baby. By mistake this fifteen year old went to a pregnancy center looking for an abortion. They called me. She wanted a life, t ... discuss

An animated GIF of Hillary Clinton with pancake brain damage, made from three previous postings of this painting while in progress. ... discuss

Another controversial www.AlterNet article caught my eye tonight. “A New Wave of Wacko Evangelicals Swept GOP Primaries—and Could Win Several Seats in Washington, Mega churches fuel a dangerous n ... discuss

The phrase “books on theology” scares some people. Okay, a few years ago it scared me! I thought of the hundreds of books lining the shelves of my dad’s library and all the weighty ... discuss

It has been two and a half years since I bled on the internet, and today I am going to break that streak. Let’s give it a whirl. What the heck. YOLO. Fear has always controlled me. When I was 17 ... discuss

HT: Jill StanekA cheery little web site invites women to Early Options, ta private New York medical practice specializing in abortions -- specifically abortions up to 9 weeks of gestation, or 7 weeks ... discuss

Have you ever seen an ad for Cognitive Dysfunction (CD) like the ubiquitous Erectile Dysfunction (ED) ads? It might feature a man getting his truck stuck in the mud while the announcer intones, “ ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — My daughter was six days old when we found out she has cystic fibrosis. The pulmonologist sent specific instructions asking us to stay away from Google until ou ... discuss

The Rise of Christianity, c. 200 A.D. Click to enlarge. Mr. Rogers, For several years I have had questions about the timing of prophetic events. I have the general understanding that many evange ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog,Pro-Life in TN, and KelliMinnesota Citizens Concerned for Life saysMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appears to value dogs and cats more than the wom ... discuss

In a fallacy that appeals to the heart, the arguer uses emotional appeals rather than logical reasons to persuade the listener. The fallacy can appeal to various emotions including pride, pity, fear, ... discuss

The HuffPo is being a bit chirked up after the Hobby Lobby ruling by the news that Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, a Democrat, has vetoed what he calls an "extreme and disrespectful" bill requiring women ... discuss

Lakisha WilsonOperation Rescue has obtained the autopsy report of 22-year-old Lakisha Wilson. Lakisha went to Preterm Abortion Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on March 21, 2014. She was 19.4 weeks pregnant. ... discuss

Abortion Escorts at “Femcare” in Asheville by Mick Hunt Illusionists and stage magicians know the secret of misdirection.  They’ll focus your attention on something relatively unimporta ... discuss

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

There's a video on YouTube that claims to be able to destroy "pro-abortion" arguments in two minutes by vlogger Buster Stein. I believe that we should be making the best arguments we can for the pro-l ... discuss

Allons-y!* Yes, it's high time I out myself as a huge nerd. Last night I attended a screening of the two-part Doctor Who adventure, "Rise of the Cybermen" and "The Age of Steel," seamlessly combined t ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, CA -- Nailah Winkfield, the mother of Jahi McMath, a teenage girl recovering from severe brain damage after complications from tonsil and adenoid surgery, accepted an hono ... discuss

What happens when a sore festers too long.That’s right, ladies: I’m going to talk directly to men about man stuff. So I suggest you go read one of my friends (see my blogroll down in the right-han ... discuss

"Warped mind" she says (below). I say her thoughts are a mirror into which it would behoove Americans to gaze long and hard. I resided in the State of Apathy for far too long - What can one person p ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, CA, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A girl who became the center of national controversy after she was declared “brain dead” by Oakland Children&rsquo ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

I couldn't find an embed code, but you can click to see a short video of a 12-week baby that appears to have been miscarried. The child is still alive and responsive to touch when the video begins, bu ... discuss

Medical Examiner Confirms Woman Died From Heart Attack After Botched Abortion The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner’s Office ruled today that a young woman died from complications due to a legal abortion ... discuss

The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner’s Office ruled today that a young woman died from complications due to a legal abortion she obtained at a Cleveland abortion clinic earlier this year. Wilson, 22, d ... discuss

 TIME magazine’s “Preemie Revolution” illustrates how these babies are surviving and thriving  By Dave Andrusko A front cover photo for the new TIME magazine unintentionally ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A California woman has given birth to a healthy baby boy after her reluctance to risk her child’s life by undergoin ... discuss

I failed twice in a row and I'm absolutely grateful that I did. That probably sounds weird, doesn't it? I should probably explain my mentality behind this...As most of you know, I've been back in scho ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins TUCSON, AZ, May 19, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two-and-a-half years ago, Sam Schmid was considered brain-dead and a candidate to have his organs harvested. Today, he is back in ... discuss

The following news release was issued on May 19, 2014.GENEVA, Switzerland — The first 1,000 days in the life of a human being—from conception to the second birthday—are crucial to the health and ... discuss

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss

My friend Kristine Kruszelnicki of Pro-Life Humanists fairly recently posted an article to Hemant Mehta's blog ("The Friendly Atheist") making a secular case for abortion. Since then, irrational athei ... discuss

Mark Shea is on a rant about guns. I read his recent post the single most important thing about our gun culture and as is sometimes the case, Mr. Shea is demonizing anyone who isn't a Mark Shea m ... discuss

Kermit GosnellLast year, what had started as an FBI drug raid on a suspected pill mill ended when Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted of murder in the deaths of three of the hundreds of newborn babies he ... discuss

Full disclosure: Arcadian House Publishing has sent me a free copy of this book to review.Waiting for Eli is the story of a father, Chad Judice, and his wife, Ashley, who is pregnant with their second ... discuss

This week's song spotlights one of the outstanding duos of Motown's heyday: Marvin Gaye and Tammie Terrell. During the couple of years during the late Sixties they recorded together they had numerous ... discuss

Sometimes I think God asks too much of me. I mean, really. What is he thinking? I can understand giving some general guidelines to follow, some flexible rules to kind of give me an idea of which wa ... discuss

An article written on Everyday Feminism by Erin McKelle has been brought to my attention. Ordinarily I wouldn't take the time to respond to an article like this, but a friend asked for my thoughts on ... discuss

The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services for Catholic Health Care Services encourage us to provide for donation of organs to others in medical need, which we cannot dona ... discuss

I never thought about it much. I guess I always thought people would think I was crazy if I did say He did to anyone. I’m pretty sure last night my dreams were full of God speaking to me. I writ ... discuss

We are frequently contacted by students inquiring about the best resources for writing a research paper on Margaret Sanger.  Perhaps the best place to start is Dan Flynn's thoroughly researc ... discuss

I'm sure bankers on Wall Street, CEO's of huge multi-billion dollar corporations and even neuro-brain surgeons all have very tough jobs. I'm sure they worry and pace, and hopefully probably even pray ... discuss

Since so many of us have the day off, it's the perfect Monday for a nap!For a more scientific reason to nap, click here! ... discuss

Husband of pregnant woman wants her off life supportBy Elizabeth Landau, CNNupdated 4:11 PM EST, Tue December 24, 2013(CNN) -- Erick Munoz wants to see his wife's wish fulfilled this holiday season, b ... discuss

CNN) -- A brain-dead pregnant woman lies on a hospital bed. Doctors want to keep her on life support until they can deliver her baby. An anguished husband waits.At first glance, the case of Robyn Bens ... discuss

Canadian father keeps "brain dead" pregnant wife on life support to give baby a chance at surviving to birth at 26 weeks. “She still looks so beautiful, and for the most part she looks like sh ... discuss

Baby born with brain outside of skull thrives! Baby Faith Martin had surgery to remove the protrusion and is not believed to have suffered any long-term problems. Now, she’s at home with her family ... discuss

UPDATE: Jahi McMath is still alive. You may recall the California teenager who was declared brain dead by a California hospital. The coroner actually issued a death certificate and released Jahis b ... discuss

With so many expressing disgust over a Texas hospital maintaining a brain dead woman named Marlise Munoz because she was pregnant, I became aware of a remarkably similar case last year that had a m ... discuss

Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was at Brookwood Medical Center Tuesday morning when he was needed for emergency brain surgery miles away at Trinity Medical Center. The problem was the sudden snowstorm had locked d ... discuss

With so many expressing disgust over a Texas hospital maintaining a brain dead woman named Marlise Munoz because she was pregnant, I became aware of a remarkably similar case last year that had a much ... discuss

I have long argued that the difference in humans is moral in nature, not merely biological. But that doesn’t mean that some or all of what makes us unique doesn’t arise out of unique biological di ... discuss

Well, when I asked for a word for this year with a fuzzy, mush brain on January 1, the word that popped into my head was quite unexpected, a surprise really, because it is not a word that I would usu ... discuss

A new examination of the brain of Patient H.M. the man who became an iconic case in neuroscience when he developed a peculiar form of amnesia after parts of his brain were removed during surgery in 19 ... discuss

 “It just so happens that your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Now, mostly dead is slightly alive.”   ~ Miracle Max As you bundle up ... discuss

The debate continues to rage over the life of death of little Nicole Machado Munoz, whose life ended when her father won the right from a judge to remove her “brain dead” mother from life ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko I was on my way Saturday to the quarterly meeting of the National Right to Life Board of Directors when I stopped to check my Droid for the latest news about Marlise Muñoz , t ... discuss

FORT WORTH, Tex. – A hospital in Texas has decided not to fight a judge’s orders to remove a pregnant brain dead woman from life support, removing the woman from the ventilator on Sunday a ... discuss

Human fetus at 20-weeks gestation. The battle for the life of Marlise Munoz’s unborn child is finally over. Today, the brain dead pregnant mother was removed from life support, effectively killi ... discuss

A hospital in Texas said on Sunday it plans to follow a judge's order to remove a brain-dead pregnant woman from life support following a legal battle with her husband, who had argued that the fetus s ... discuss

A Texas hospital removed a brain-dead pregnant woman from life support on Sunday in line with a court order, ending a battle with her husband who argued the fetus she had been forced to carry was with ... discuss

Such a tragedy and sad end to this story. While reports now say the baby was not "viable'' and was deformed likely led to the reason the judge may have decided in favor of the husband, I find it ... discuss

A hospital in Texas said on Sunday it plans to follow a judge's order to remove a brain-dead pregnant woman from life support following a legal battle with her husband, who had argued that the fetus s ... discuss

A Texas hospital says it will follow a judge's order to remove life support from a pregnant, brain-dead woman. Original PostingRead more →The post Texas hospital says it will follow judge’ ... discuss

Hospital executives in North Texas are conferring with the district attorney's office to determine their next step after a judge's ruling that they must disconnect life support for a pregnant, brain-d ... discuss

FORT WORTH – A Texas judge has ordered that a pregnant woman be removed from life support following a lawsuit from her husband and parents. As previously reported, Marlise Munoz, 33, has been on ... discuss

Marlise Munoz will go off of the medical technology that maintain her, also leading to the end of her 21-week fetus. From the USA Today story:Husband Erick Munoz found his wife unconscious on Nov. 26. ... discuss

Judge R. H. Wallace Jr. issued the ruling Friday in the case of Marlise Munoz.  Original PostingRead more →The post Texas hospital ordered to remove life support from pregnant, brain-dead w ... discuss

A judge allowed a Texas husband’s bid to remove his “brain dead” pregnant wife from life support, an action that would end the life of his own unborn child. Marlise Munoz collapsed i ... discuss

A simple electronic board consisting of 64 LED lights, the Dynavision D2 is now being used in hospitals across the country – helping many athletes to fully heal after brain injuries. Original Postin ... discuss

Attorneys for a Fort Worth-area family will ask a judge Friday to allow a pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman to be removed from life support, despite hospital opposition. Original PostingRead more ͛ ... discuss

In a horrific story out of Spain, a mother hid a knife in a diaper and eventually used it to kill her disabled 10-month-old son, who was at a local hospital being treated for a brain condition. The ch ... discuss

Erick Munoz's attorneys said in a statement Wednesday that the fetus that Marlise Munoz is carrying has several "abnormalities," including a deformation of the lower body parts that make it impossible ... discuss

Hundreds of thousands of people will be marching around the country today to protest the wholesale slaughter of life in the womb. Catholics and others have kept that fight alive, to good effect, for d ... discuss

A different judge will consider a Tarrant County man’s request to remove his pregnant, brain-dead wife from life support at a hospital. Original PostingRead more →The post New judge to hear ca ... discuss

Researchers have identified a new molecular mechanism that alters the brain’s reward circuits after an individual has consumed cocaine. Original PostingRead more →The post Researchers find bra ... discuss

A new study has revealed that middle-school female soccer players are at an elevated risk for mild traumatic brain injury on the playing field. Additionally, and many continue to play while they are s ... discuss

Republican Party Chairman: GOP is Proudly Pro-Life on Abortion Next week is the RNC Winter Meeting, and this time around it’s being held in Washington, D.C. As many Life News readers know, that ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill, heading to the Supreme CourtWednesday, January 22, will mark th ... discuss

Some people feel pain more intensely than others, and new research suggests differences in pain sensitivity may be related to differences in brain structure.  Original PostingRead more →The ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko Erick and Marlise Munoz with their first child, Mateo Without explanation, the Texas judge hearing a suit brought by the family of a pregnant woman said to be brain dead recuse ... discuss

The distressing case of Jahi McMath can be a teachable moment for us. Jahi, only 13 years old, suffered severe complications after a tonsillectomy operation at Children’s Hospital in Oakland, Ca ... discuss

(RNS) The cases of two young women — a California teen and a pregnant Texas mother — have generated sympathy for their families, but also have left some doctors and bioethicists upset about their ... discuss

Associated Press: "The fate of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman and her fetus likely will be decided in a courtroom after the woman's husband sued the hospital keeping her on life support against hi ... discuss

The husband of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman is suing the hospital to have the woman removed from life support. Original PostingRead more →The post Husband of pregnant, brain dead Texas wom ... discuss

By STEPHEN VINCENT | OAKLAND, Calif. — The tragic case of Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead by an Oakland hospital and a month later reluctantly release ... discuss

By STEPHEN VINCENT | OAKLAND, Calif. — The tragic case of Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead by an Oakland hospital and a month later reluctantly rele ... discuss

Pope Francis: Abortion Kills Children “Who Will Never See the Light of Day” Pope Francis today spoke out strongly against the abortion culture, saying abortion is part of the same “throwaway ... discuss

Rebecca Coates had given birth to her daughter Bailey only hours earlier when she noticed something was not quite right with her infant. Original PostingRead more →The post Did cord blood bankin ... discuss

FORT WORTH – A hospital in Texas is being pressured to take a brain dead woman, who is also 20-weeks pregnant, off life support. Marlise Munoz, 33, has been on a ventilator since late November w ... discuss

Today we have a tragic pregnancy situation out of Fort Worth, Texas. At Life News, Rachel Cox summarizes: In November, Erick Munoz’s wife Marlise, who was 14 weeks pregnant, suffered a blood clot an ... discuss

Today we have a tragic pregnancy situation out of Fort Worth, Texas. At Life News, Rachel Cox summarizes: In November, Erick Munoz’s wife Marlise, who was 14 weeks pregnant, suffered a blood clot an ... discuss

This is a good example why people are losing trust in the health care system. Over at CNN, medical producer Stephanie Smith writes a story arguing that we should do away with second opinions in det ... discuss

The cases of two young women—a California teen and a pregnant Texas mother—have generated sympathy for their families, but also have left some doctors and bioethicists upset about their treatment. ... discuss

(RNS) Many doctors are questioning continued medical procedures on a 13-year-old girl declared brain-dead nearly a month ago, calling interventions to provide nutrition to a dead body wrong and unethi ... discuss

UPDATE: Thank you to all our readers who took the time to make phone calls and pray for Jahi McMath over this past weekend. This 13-year-old girl, who was declared brain dead by Childrens Hospital Ori ... discuss

The lawyer for the family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old who has been declared brain dead, said Wednesday that doctors successfully inserted a gastric tube and tracheotomy tube into the teenager at a ... discuss

  By Wesley J. Smith Marvin Winkfield places his arm around his wife Nailah Winkfield, the mother of Jahi McMath This is a good example why people are losing trust in the health care system. Over ... discuss

The young girl declared brain dead following complications of tonsil surgery was moved from Children’s Hospital in Oakland to an undisclosed location after her family fought for her life. No one kno ... discuss

A 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has been given the feeding and breathing tubes that her family had been trying to obtai ... discuss

DO fear the Reaper. Writing about the Jahi McGarth case in TIME, Bobby Schindler shares some stories of two people who were NOT on death's doorstep but they were about to go under the sickle of the O ... discuss

by Ben Johnson January 8, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The body of 13-year-old Jahi McMath may have so deteriorated in the 25 days since she was declared “brain dead” that it may be imp ... discuss

Anchor defends unborn baby in tragic case of brain dead mother. By Katie Yoder In bioethical matters of life and death, the liberal media can generally be counted on to come down on the side of death. ... discuss

Swiss drugmaker Roche has found an efficient way for complex antibody drugs to reach and penetrate the brain, raising the possibility of more effective treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's. Ori ... discuss

Medical researchers have reported a truly astounding discovery.  Giving the medication valproic acid (trade name, Depakote) to adults may allow the brain to assimilate new skills and learn new co ... discuss

Medical experts say it may be just a matter of time before her body functions shut down completely. Original PostingRead more →The post Clock ticking for brain dead California girl, experts say ... discuss

Medical experts disagree over whether Jahi McMath is still alive Original PostingRead more →The post Oakland girl’s brain death divides pro-life camp appeared first on Foundation Life. ... discuss

Case raises the question of the bioethics surrounding the use of neurological criteria in determining death. Original PostingRead more →The post California Girl Declared Brain-Dead to be Transfe ... discuss

Hassan Rasouli, a man who is in a minimally conscious state, will be transferred from the hospital that wanted him to die. As readers may recall, Rasouli suffered complications after brain surgery. ... discuss

Having reached an accommodation with Children’s Hospital Oakland, the family of Jahi McMath on Sunday moved the teenager, diagnosed as brain dead, to an as yet unnamed New York facility where the 13 ... discuss

The “tragic” case of teenage girl Jahi McMath – now at the center of a legal controversy over brain death – shows the need to determine the facts before making ethical conclusions, says a bioe ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko Jahi McMath Having reached an accommodation with Children’s Hospital Oakland, the family of Jahi McMath on Sunday moved the teenager, diagnosed as brain dead, to an as yet un ... discuss

A young Hawaiian girl is dead after suffering massive brain damage after undergoing a dental procedure last month. Original PostingRead more →The post 3-year-old girl dies after dental procedure ... discuss

The body of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after complications from a tonsillectomy was released to her mother on Sunday, according to the Oakland hospital where she was bei ... discuss

A 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after complications from a tonsillectomy will be moved to a new care facility come hell or high water, a family attorney said on Sunday. Origi ... discuss

OAKLAND, Calif. – The family of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who died in 2005 after making national headlines in the battle to keep her on life support, is assisting the parents of a teenage g ... discuss

A 3-year-old Hawaii girl who suffered massive brain injuries last month after a dental procedure died late Friday, a lawyer for her family said. Earlier this week, the family of Finley Boyle, 3, filed ... discuss

A judge said Friday that the mother of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after tonsil surgery can remove her daughter from a California hospital if she assumes full responsibility for the ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, CA, January 3, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The family of Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old girl who suffered severe brain damage after a routine tonsillectomy and was declare ... discuss

A federal magistrate was expected to meet Friday with lawyers to try to resolve a dispute over the care of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after tonsil surgery. Original PostingRead mor ... discuss

For people at high risk of depression because of a family history, spirituality may offer some protection for the brain, a new study hints.Parts of the brain’s outer layer, the cortex, were thicker ... discuss

Browsing through news stories, one from the Young Cons caught my eye. The headline read, "Praise God: Woman pressured by doctors to abort brain-damaged baby gives birth to healthy girl." Any story inv ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, Calif., January 2, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Terri Schiavo’s family has thrown their weight behind an Oakland family’s effort to save their daughter̵ ... discuss

Well, when I asked for a word for this year with a fuzzy, mush brain on Jan.1, the word that popped into my head was quite unexpected, a surprise really because it is not a word that I would usually ... discuss

A foundation started on behalf of Terri Schiavo, whose case sparked a national right-to-die debate, says it's been secretly helping the family of of a 13-year-old brain dead California girl fight to k ... discuss




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