Charlie Gard

Commentary: Don’t buy fake agendas; defend the pope!

London, England, Nov 17, 2017 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For years now, I have been bemoaning the growing number of so-called progressive Catholic …

Christianity

Isaiah Haastrup: Family in legal battle to stop brain-damaged baby’s life support being switched off

The parents of an eight-month-old baby are waging a legal battle to stop his life support being switched off by doctors in London.<p>Specialists at …

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Parents of brain-damaged baby ask judges to allow new assessment

Lanre Haastrup and Takesha Thomas do not accept advice of doctors to switch off machine keeping eight-month-old Isaiah alive<p>The parents of a brain-damaged baby will ask the high court on Monday to allow an independent expert to assess their son’s likely quality of life, refusing to accept the …

Brain Damage

Commentary: UK single-payer health system’s new policy targeting obese people, smokers is horrifying

In the months leading up to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, conservatives and Republicans railed against Democrats’ plan to increase government’s role in health care, with many arguing an expansion could eventually lead to the creation of “death panels” — government committees that …

Health Care

Premiums are Skyrocketing Under Obamacare - Now Brace for Rationing Under Massachusetts Medicaid Waiver Request

Posted: Oct 19, 2017 12:01 AM<p>The U.S. healthcare system may have its problems, but one it does not face -- unlike many other countries with …

Health Care

Academy for Life: “We must always, any way and anywhere be pro-life”

ROME – The Pontifical Academy for Life on Monday announced its first general assembly after Pope Francis’s overhaul of its membership in June, …

Scientific Research

Live coverage: Sanders, Klobuchar debate Graham, Cassidy on healthcare

<i>Graham and Cassidy are the authors of the latest Republican ObamaCare repeal effort, which appears to be on life support given GOP defections from</i> …

Health Care

Kimmel Prescribes Ignorance, Again

In his latest health care diatribe, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel says that health care is not his “area of expertise.”Truer words have …

Health Care

How Much Is Your Health Worth to You?

“I’m a capitalist,” said Martin Shkreli in an rare, insightful moment of self-diagnosis. Financier and pharmaceutical maker Shkreli was being …

Liberal View

Bioethics expert says 'de-valuing' human beings is 21st century malady

ROME – In the early 21st century, the list of bioethical conundrums facing humanity is almost infinitely long. Just because we can whip up new human …

Editor's Picks

by Ismail Royer on June 14, 2017<p>Those trying to block the nomination of Russell Vought are not protecting religious pluralism but are rather …

5 Reasons Bernie's Healthcare Plan Is Just AWFUL

The Bernie revolution has arrived. Once considered a fringe socialist crazy with no chance of gaining ground in the Democratic Party, the populist …

Health Care

Republicans Shouldn't Underestimate Sanders' Push for Single-Payer

Vermont Senator and avowed socialist Bernie Sanders (I-VT) released his “Medicare for All” bill this week with 16 cosponsors. In an op-ed in the <i>New York Times</i>, Sanders writes, “This is a pivotal moment in American history.”<p>Indeed it is. Progressives are coalescing around an idea that would be the …

Opinion

The Children Act review – Emma Thompson rules over hot-button legal drama

Thompson’s performance as a brilliant but tortured judge elevates the second Ian McEwan adaptation of this year’s Toronto film festival, a stately courtroom saga with parallels to the Charlie Gard case<p>The Children Act is a high-minded, stately and rather Shavian drama, directed by Richard Eyre and …

Film (UK)

NHS to warn terror victims of being targeted by internet trolls after spate of attacks

NHS England is set to issue guidance to staff and terror attacks victims warning them about the risk of social media trolls and telling them to also …

Terrorism

'How I've learned there is a dark side to charity causes on social media' - Mum of boy (12) with severe disability

But social media is also filled with passionate people who genuinely seek positive reform in society, and they often achieve their goals with the …

News (Ireland)

Seattle Seahawks Flee America for Medical Treatment

By: Tho Bishop <br>Baseball may still identify as America’s pastime, but every year consumers prove that football is the country’s true love. In fact, …

Conservative View

‘Better than we could have hoped’: Dad of boy with Charlie Gard condition has big update

An American baby with the same deteriorating condition that Charlie Gard had is eligible for treatment that could improve his quality of life.<p>Glenn Beck read an email with an update from Russell Cruzan II, the father of baby Russell “Bubby” Cruzan,” on Thursday’s “The Glenn Beck Radio Program.” …

'Law & Order: SVU' Season 19 to Tackle Charlottesville Riots, Charlie Gard Case

"I want half the audience to throw their shoes at the television and the other half to stand up and cheer," new showrunner Michael Chernuchin tells …

Law & Order

Lessons from a baby’s brief life

The tragic case of young Charlie Gard left many conflicting emotions, and conflicted people, in its wake. Hearts went out to Charlie’s parents, …

Jewish Culture

Parents of Alfie Evans turn to doctor who offered to help Charlie Gard

The mum and dad of little Alfie Evans, who medics say should be allowed to die, have turned to the US doctor who offered to help Charlie Gard.<p>Alfie, …

Charlie Gard's mom advising parents in race to save toddler

A family in the U.K. said they are receiving invaluable advice from Charlie Gard’s mother as they fight an uphill battle to keep their son alive. Alfie Evans, who is 15-months-old, has been in a coma for eight months, with doctors suspecting that he has mitochondrial depletion syndrome, Metro News …

Health

Stopping conflict 'boiling over' at children's hospitals

<b>In his final ruling on the distressing and tortuous legal case of baby Charlie Gard, the High Court judge said last month that mediation should be tried in all such cases.</b><p>Is it possible to defuse conflict between parents and hospital staff in these highly charged situations?<p>A project that began at …

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Charlie Gard’s mum backing family in race to save life of toddler with ‘just days to live’

The mum of little Charlie Gard is helping a young family in a race against time to save their toddler – who has been given ‘just days to live’.<p>Alfie …

Babies

Chinese kids are 'too fat and masturbate too much to join the army', government claims, adding they’re going BLIND from fiddling with their phones

<b>YOUNG Chinese people are too fat and masturbate too much to be accepted into the army, according to state media.</b><p>In one city, 56 per cent of people …

People's Liberation Army

Science is important but moves too fast: five charts on how Australians view science and scientists

Ninety percent of Australians feel science has made life easier overall. But we’re a complex nation when it comes to the finer details of how we view …

Research

America Already Has A Single-Payer System, And It’s Killing Veterans Like Me

People keep talking about single-payer health care and universal health care as if somehow such systems are spontaneously going to save all of …

Conservative View

Charlie Gard's parents set up foundation with $1.7 million in donations

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the past six months, $1.7 million in donations has poured into the treatment fund for Charlie Gard, a British baby whose life was the subject of a legal tug of war in British courts before his death in July.<p>His parents are now using the money to start a foundation to help other …

News

WATCH: Van Breda murder trial, day 34

Up next<p>WATCH: Footage emerges of Kraaifontein shootout<p>WATCH: Van Breda murder trial, day 34<p>16 August, 10:08 AM<p>The trial of triple-murder accused …

News (South Africa)

Johnny Depp visits children's hospital as Captain Jack Sparrow

Johnny Depp paid a visit to a children’s hospital in Vancouver, Canada dressed as his character from <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i>, Captain Jack …

Johnny Depp