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The rise of involuntary euthanasia causes concern among human rights advocates

The rise of involuntary euthanasia causes concern among human rights advocates

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New film to document deathly dangers of The Pill

New film to document deathly dangers of The Pill

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Catholic bishops' deafening silence on Planned Parenthood harvesting of baby parts

Catholic bishops' deafening silence on Planned Parenthood harvesting of baby parts

What is the extent of collusion between the Democratic Party and the princes of the Catholic Church?

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'I can't breathe': White man dies in police custody in Mississippi

'I can't breathe': White man dies in police custody in Mississippi

'I can't breathe', said an asthmatic man who was hogtied in the presence of his family and later tied in police custody. Southaven Mississippi is no stranger to accusations of police harassment.

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The mystery of the sleepers of Kazakhstan continues

The mystery of the sleepers of Kazakhstan continues

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Staggering suicide rates for female U.S. veterans

Staggering suicide rates for female U.S. veterans

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A deadly mix: Obamacare and assisted suicide

A deadly mix: Obamacare and assisted suicide

When assisted suicide is legalized, the lives of many people will be terminated without their consent. Currently, there are no safeguards against this danger.

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Venezuela faces a shortage of contraceptives and dollars

Venezuela faces a shortage of contraceptives and dollars

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Is Gardasil vaccination indeed safe for children?

Is Gardasil vaccination indeed safe for children?

Some girls are reporting early-onset menopause associated with the vaccine.

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Prominent physicians condemn 'quack' Dr. Oz

Prominent physicians condemn 'quack' Dr. Oz

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Poll shows wide American majority oppose assisted suicide

Poll shows wide American majority oppose assisted suicide

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World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

World Down Syndrome Day urges us to reflect

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Ebola patient to land in U.S. on Friday 13th

Ebola patient to land in U.S. on Friday 13th

National Institutes of Health promises to protect health workers and public from Ebola infection. A patient is being flown from Africa and will land in Maryland.

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A father chooses life for his baby son

A father chooses life for his baby son

Infanticide is not the only option for children born with Down syndrome.

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Obamacare is beyond repair

Obamacare is beyond repair

Obamacare will collapse under its own weight. It's finished.

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Mozambique decriminalizes abortion

Mozambique decriminalizes abortion

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Spanish abortion clinics dump patients' personal information

Spanish abortion clinics dump patients' personal information

Investigators in several Spanish provinces found personal information, including names, addresses, phone numbers, and identity numbers for women who had had abortions. Spanish authorities are suspected of complicity.

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Dutch considering harvesting organs from euthanased patients

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Nepal: Illegal human organ trafficking continues unabated

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Colombia: dengue and chinkungunya outbreaks

Colombia: dengue and chinkungunya outbreaks

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University of Michigan flight crew wins international competition

University of Michigan flight crew wins international competition

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Declaring Jahi McMath brain-dead is bad science

Declaring Jahi McMath brain-dead is bad science

Declared brain-dead by a California hospital, teenaged Jahi McMath may now be moving by command.

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More evidence emerges of abortion-cancer link

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Ebola aid workers hacked to death in Guinea

A group from the United States, along with journalists and local Guinean officials, were chased down and hacked to death by people in Guinea. A rumor had spread that the aid workers were deliberately infecting Guineans with Ebola.

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California to pay doctors to teach teenagers how to die

California to pay doctors to teach teenagers how to die

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CDC issues Ebola guidelines in advance of pandemic

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Robin Williams and depression are no laughing matter

Robin Williams and depression are no laughing matter

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Israel on forefront of developing Ebola virus cure

Israel on forefront of developing Ebola virus cure

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Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone

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Dr. Paul A. Byrne:  a man on a mission

Dr. Paul A. Byrne: a man on a mission

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Re-visiting end-of-life issues: targetting of at-risk seniors

Re-visiting end-of-life issues: targetting of at-risk seniors

Bills to watch during the current legislative period in the California state legislature.

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California's Gilead biopharm partners with Catholic charity in Tanzania

California's Gilead biopharm partners with Catholic charity in Tanzania

The new partnership is intended to comply with Gospel mandate to 'heal the sick' and advance anti-AIDS medicine.

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Is it safe to have surgery at Children's Hospital in Oakland?

Is it safe to have surgery at Children's Hospital in Oakland?

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Texas judge chooses death for brain-impaired woman

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Study links abortion and contraception to breast cancer

Study links abortion and contraception to breast cancer

Abortion weakens tissue in women's breasts, thus making them susceptible to carcinogenicity.

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'Little monsters' in Catholic Church must avoid confusion over the moment of human conception

'Little monsters' in Catholic Church must avoid confusion over the moment of human conception

Regarding the formation of priests, the pope said "We must form their hearts. Otherwise we are creating little monsters. And then these little monsters mold the people of God. This really gives me goose bumps."

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Texas Right to Life urges caution in case of 'brain dead' expectant mother Marlise Munoz

Texas Right to Life urges caution in case of 'brain dead' expectant mother Marlise Munoz

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Jahi McMath may get an 11th hour reprieve

Jahi McMath may get an 11th hour reprieve

Jahi McMath is 13 years old and has remained in an apparent coma since undergoing a routine tonsillectomy at a California hospital. She has been declared 'brain dead', but may still have a chance for life.

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The POLST form is not pro-life friendly

The POLST form is not pro-life friendly

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm is being promoted in California as 'natural death.' But is it indeed? It may well be planned death, supported by legal force and abetted by religious and community organizations.

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Obamacare makes families' healthcare costs skyrocket

Obamacare makes families' healthcare costs skyrocket

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Deadly hornets descend upon northern China

Deadly hornets descend upon northern China

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Guatemala: over 2000 children and teens infected with AIDS

Guatemala: over 2000 children and teens infected with AIDS

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Pakistan: human organs illegally harvested from victims of terror

Pakistan: human organs illegally harvested from victims of terror

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Pope applauds mother of paralyzed rock musician

Pope applauds mother of paralyzed rock musician

Gustavo Cerati, one of Argentina's top rock musicians, suffered a stroke and is paralyzed. Pope Francis, in a letter, praised the rocker's mother for her forbearance and faith.

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New device cleanses human blood of sepsis and pathogens

New device cleanses human blood of sepsis and pathogens

Some 200,000 persons die of sepsis each year in the U.S., while wounded soldiers are also victims. The new device offers quick treatment.

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Israeli hospital and doctors save Palestinian girl

Israeli hospital and doctors save Palestinian girl

A Jewish surgeon from a Catholic hospital in the U.S. provided his skills, an American company donated its technology, and an Israeli hospital, all worked together to restore nerve signals from a girl's brain to her diaphragm to restore her breathing.

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One P'ed-off mother who is mentally ill

One P'ed-off mother who is mentally ill

Much debate has emerged following an anonymous letter directed at the mother of an autistic child that suggested that the child be euthanized.

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Philanthropic doctors save girl from disfigurement

Philanthropic doctors save girl from disfigurement

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Training caregivers improves lives of HIV-infected African children

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Book review: The Catholic Guide to Depression

Book review: The Catholic Guide to Depression

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Conscientious objection case goes to UK Supreme Court

Conscientious objection case goes to UK Supreme Court

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Mother and godmother murder autistic son in their care

Mother and godmother murder autistic son in their care

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Sebelius: 'Someone lives, someone dies' in response to organ transplant plea

Sebelius: 'Someone lives, someone dies' in response to organ transplant plea

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Parents beg HHS Secretary Sebelius for girl's organ transplant

Parents beg HHS Secretary Sebelius for girl's organ transplant

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French study shows considerable uncertainty on status of coma patients

French study shows considerable uncertainty on status of coma patients

On result of the 'Coma MRI' conducted at a French hospital shows that while it is possible to predict at an early stage the prognosis for patients with serious neurological accidents, it is important to not give up hope too soon. MRI gives hope.

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An epidemic of Asperger's

An epidemic of Asperger's

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Can Catholics still work in the healthcare professions?

Can Catholics still work in the healthcare professions?

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Fetal stem cell research advances in Michigan

Fetal stem cell research advances in Michigan

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New bioengineered gel stops bleeding instantaneously

New bioengineered gel stops bleeding instantaneously

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VSED: normalizing physician-assisted patient termination

VSED: normalizing physician-assisted patient termination

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Michigan lawsuit charges hospital refused to allow African-Americans to treat white patient

Michigan lawsuit charges hospital refused to allow African-Americans to treat white patient

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Child survives hand-sanitizer fire while in hospital

Child survives hand-sanitizer fire while in hospital

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Unchecked antibiotic use fuels resistant genes

Unchecked antibiotic use fuels resistant genes

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Catholic bishops endorse Texas 'death panels' bill

Catholic bishops endorse Texas 'death panels' bill

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Texas: lax abortion standards put women at risk

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France: Report concludes that public is accepting euthanasia

The author of a report on rates of abortion and euthanasia in France contends that the French public is being conditioned by government policy to legalize euthanasia. Doctors are putting end to lives.

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Beloved children's author was wrong about sister's blindness

Beloved children's author was wrong about sister's blindness

Laura Ingalls Wilder described in 'Little House on the Prairie' how her older sister, Mary, lost her sight to scarlet fever. New research suggests otherwise.

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Australia: Catholic hospitals fear government intervention

Australia: Catholic hospitals fear government intervention

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Those who remember to save life will triumph in the end

Those who remember to save life will triumph in the end

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Low-level electrical stimulation of the brain relieves chronic facial pain

Low-level electrical stimulation of the brain relieves chronic facial pain

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A thought and a prayer for Hillary Rodham Clinton

A thought and a prayer for Hillary Rodham Clinton

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Inter-american court demands Costa Rica pay for free in-vitro treatment

Inter-american court demands Costa Rica pay for free in-vitro treatment

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Catholic bishops call out Biden on HHS mandate

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Texas boy recovers despite hospital ruling to terminate life-giving care

Texas boy recovers despite hospital ruling to terminate life-giving care

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Karen Handel and Planned Bullyhood: exclusive interview

Karen Handel and Planned Bullyhood: exclusive interview

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Mother pleads with doctor to restore son's food and water

Mother pleads with doctor to restore son's food and water

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Obama gets the help he needs for publicly-funded contraception

Obama gets the help he needs for publicly-funded contraception

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Supreme Court decision on Obamacare: opening salvo in battle for liberty

Supreme Court decision on Obamacare: opening salvo in battle for liberty

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Promise shown in HIV/AIDS resistant substance in olive trees

Promise shown in HIV/AIDS resistant substance in olive trees

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Fortnight for Freedom: What role should religion play in the public square?

Fortnight for Freedom: What role should religion play in the public square?

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British health system effectively euthanizing the elderly

British health system effectively euthanizing the elderly

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Pregnant women with HIV go untreated for depression

Pregnant women with HIV go untreated for depression

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Netherlands cuts publicly-funded fertility treatments

Netherlands cuts publicly-funded fertility treatments

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Women and men respond differently to fitness appeals

Women and men respond differently to fitness appeals

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Syria: Israel offers aid to civilians as Assad uses chemical weapons on his own people

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Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

Desperate Chinese sell their kidneys to support families

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Liberal propaganda plan in place in advance of Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare

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Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

Psychiatrist explains psychological effects of abortion on abortionists

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Vatican official voices support for universal health care

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Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

Special surface shows promise for stem-cell human bone repair

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India is increasingly seen as source of drug-resistant disease

India is increasingly seen as source of drug-resistant disease

Poor sanitation infrastructure, coupled with under-regulated anti-biotics, makes India a veritable crucible of drug-resistant bacteria.

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Georgetown University president 'disassociates' from Secretary Sebelius

Georgetown University president 'disassociates' from Secretary Sebelius

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Satellites guide the way to eliminating deadly Tsetse flies

Satellites guide the way to eliminating deadly Tsetse flies

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Younger and female athletes need additional recovery time after concussions

Younger and female athletes need additional recovery time after concussions

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A Renaissance Michigan Man

A Renaissance Michigan Man

George Jewett was a pioneer, perhaps without knowing it, in 1890s Michigan. Resisting racism, he excelled on the playing field and life.

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Malaria cases continue to rise in central Africa

Malaria cases continue to rise in central Africa

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Justice served up to President Obama

Justice served up to President Obama

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Cardinal Dolan admits Catholics are in 'tough spot' with Obama

Cardinal Dolan admits Catholics are in 'tough spot' with Obama

Cardinal Dolan says that people of faith should not be required to put 'duct tape' over their mouths in the public square.

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Democrats riled over Justice Scalia's remarks about Obamacare

Democrats riled over Justice Scalia's remarks about Obamacare

Justice Scalia joked that going through the 2,700 page Obamacare legislation violates the 8th amendment to the Constitution. Democrats were not amused.

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Vatican calls for sensitivity in dealing with those suffering with autism

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