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Good News/Bad News about Alzheimer’s

First the good news:

Alzheimer’s disease is a currently irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. 1,143 more words

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Awakenings: Coma Patients Can Recover

Nancy Valko
National Catholic Register
12.03.00-12.09.00
by Eve Tushnet
Reproduced with Permission

In her 30 years of nursing, Nancy Valko brought so many patients out of comas that other nurses started asking if she was a witch. 1,051 more words

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From "Choice" To "No Choice"-Lessons from the Baby Alfie Evans Case

Defending the UK High Court’s order allowing Alder Hay Children’s Hospital to withdraw life support from Baby Alfie Evans and refusing to even allow his parents to take him home, Dr. 1,384 more words

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Why You Should Have At Least Seven Days Of Food and Water Stored Away

Given today’s current world situation I’d say it’s time to sit back and take a good hard look at what you have on-hand for food, water and other preparations.  1,040 more words


There has been growing concern in recent times about the surge of Streetism in the capital, a phenomenal that has sparked national dialogue however is believed to be predominantly caused by rural urban migration and unemployment. 380 more words

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"Living Wills" to Prevent Spoon-feeding

As so-called “safeguards” for physician-assisted suicide are now starting to be eliminated (See my recent blog “Legal Safeguards, Burdensome Obstacles and Conscience Rights”) , the predicted advance directive (aka “living will”)- already biased against tube feedings-is now on track to include even spoon-feedings. 1,176 more words

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