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02/17/2018 - 4:00am

A Canadian court will soon decide whether those with a religious objection to brain death can avoid being declared dead on neurological criteria like everyone else. Only New Jersey affords that right in the United States.  

02/17/2018 - 4:00am

A Canadian court will soon decide whether those with a religious objection to brain death can avoid being declared dead on neurological criteria like everyone else. Only New Jersey affords that right in the United States.  

Shalom Ouanounou ...

02/17/2018 - 11:05pm

Silicon Valley pitches for smart cities and military descriptions of future battle environments are awfully similar. That’s not entirely coincidental.

The main scenario tech companies have in mind is one of a prosperous, gleaming city filled with deeply monetized and continuously engaged inhabitants; for military organizations, large, poor cities populated by the networked restless with nothing to lose. Neither is implausible — they are instead, like every scenario, selective ways of looking at a complex reality....

02/17/2018 - 11:05pm
Pourquoi nous n’avons pas à regretter le passé. Et pourquoi il est dangereux de croire le contraire.
02/16/2018 - 7:46pm

Final Exit Network, an organization dedicated to achieving a peaceful death, is sponsoring a hemisphere-wide conference to bring together bioethicists, doctors, nurses, other health care professionals, hospice chaplains, legal experts, and lay ind...

02/16/2018 - 7:46pm

Final Exit Network, an organization dedicated to achieving a peaceful death, is sponsoring a hemisphere-wide conference to bring together bioethicists, doctors, nurses, other health care professionals, hospice chaplains, legal experts, and lay individuals to discuss better and more responsive ways for individuals to choose a peaceful death, no matter what they are suffering from, at the end of their lives. 

End-of-life health care costs have skyrocketed, creating a crisis in our health care system, with a huge imbalance of health care costs coming during the last six months of life. Studies are showing that quality of life does not correlate with these extremely high end-of-life expenditures, which bankrupt families and take much-needed resources from other health care priorities. ...

02/16/2018 - 11:10am

Meals will have 600 calories or less; no more than 10 percent of calories from saturated fat; no more than 650 mg sodium; and no more than 10 percent of calories from added sugar.

02/16/2018 - 11:07am

The technology is beginning to look like a Swiss army knife... rather than a mere Word editor.

02/16/2018 - 11:04am

The test, known as the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, tests for two proteins, called UCH-L1 and GFAP, that are released into the bloodstream by the brain following a head blow that causes visible lesions to form.

02/16/2018 - 7:14am

Will Value-based Care Save the Health Care System? March 2, 2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC (2036) Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA Value-based health care is one of the most pressing topics … Continue reading →