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U.S. Bishops have just strengthened protection for patients with impaired consciousness in their newly revised ethical guidelines for Catholic hospitals and providers.  Read more here about their defense of food and water as ordinary care.

With our Titanic- health care economy heading toward the anti-life, anti-disability Obama-care iceberg, this document warns (more…)

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"The Scream" by Edvard Munch, 1893

Bioethicist Wesley Smith analyzes this situation:

“A car crash victim has spoken of the horror he endured for 23 years after he was misdiagnosed as being in a coma when he was conscious the whole time. Rom Houben, trapped in his paralysed body after a car crash, described his real-life nightmare as he screamed to doctors that he could hear them – but could make no sound.

I can’t imagine how horrible (more…)

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