terri schiavo

In the aftermath of the Trump cycle conservative elites would do well to revisit the role of bioethics in appealing to their most sympathetic voters.
We have serious doubts that we'll see Trump at any future debates -- after all, if he can blow them off with impunity, why would he subject himself to them in the first place?
Jeb Bush could wind up being America's next president. That's a statement that my fingers would actually refuse to type for several other Republicans, just because attempting to substitute "Donald Trump" or "Carly Fiorina" in that sentence would be so downright laughable.
Anybody who thinks that Jeb Bush would provide a less radical alternative to the likes of Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee should just think back to a decade ago, when Bush was at the center of one of the most egregious government intrusions into private lives in recent memory, a macabre cause célèbre that sickened people across the country but delighted the right wing.
Sitting recently on his brick back patio here, Michael Schiavo called Jeb Bush a vindictive, untrustworthy coward. For years
"Having to watch her die a slow death like that was completely barbaric and inhumane," Bobby adds. "It's what no family should
The McMath family won a small victory on Dec. 30, after Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo ruled that Children's
OWN's series 'Where Are They Now?' catches up with some of Oprah's unforgettable guests. The show's producers join us for a backstage pass to this week's show which features Oprah herself on a road trip.
OWN's series 'Where Are They Now?' catches up with some of Oprah's unforgettable guests. The show's producers join us for a backstage pass to this week's show which features Nikki Blonsky.
We need to be educated properly so that we can ensure that our loved ones and we ourselves are cared for in the manner we want. We need to have choices in how we and those we care for are treated, particularly as we near the end of our life.
The pundits will be predicting doom and gloom for sure. Not only did we fail to win the House back in a good Democratic year, they will remind us, but in the sixth year of a presidency the president's party almost always loses seats.
National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) falls conveniently every April 16 so you can deal with the difficult matters of death and taxes all in one week. NHDD is one day when we're asked to put our own discomfort aside and think about the loved ones we leave behind.
The greatest gift you can give to your family, is letting them know what your wishes are regarding how you want your body treated as you near the end of your life. So, in addition to preparing your tax return, take the time to prepare your advance directive.
We need specific legal protection for professionals who honor their patients' end-of-life decisions and follow best-practice standards for managing end-of-life agonies.
Politicians should not limit those choices arbitrarily and should never seek to impose their own moral judgment on complex deliberations in a religiously diverse nation.
The fight over the fate of Terri Schiavo, the 41-year-old Florida woman who died in 2005 after a judge ordered her life-preserving
You could say that Rick Santorum is just another politician. But that would be giving him too much credit.
The article was on the front page of the New York Times, chronicling the story of a young man with a stutter who was asked by his college professor not to participate in class discussion.