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06/20/2017 - 8:01am

In January 2017, clinicians at Great Ormond Street Hospital determined that continued life-sustaining medical treatment for Charlie Gard was not in his best interest.

Nevertheless, those clinicians continued administering that treatment for mont...

06/20/2017 - 3:30am
On June 20, 1997 Governor Bush vetoed the bill that would have then become the Texas Advance Directives Act.  That legislation was not enacted until the following session in 1999.
06/20/2017 - 3:30am

On June 20, 1997 Governor Bush vetoed the bill that would have then become the Texas Advance Directives Act.  That legislation was not enacted until the following session in 1999.

06/21/2017 - 11:04pm
I had prepped a missive appraising GOP legislative proposals… but it seems we must always lead with the latest, daily crises. With some Republicans already murmuring about impeachment and getting all moony-eyed toward the notion of “President Pence,” let me repeat what I’ve said for a year now.
06/19/2017 - 9:57pm

Many clinicians have written that having bedside pictures of ICU patients engaged in their life help them see the patient as an individual.  

This blanket printed with photos of patient Alex Pierce seems to do this particularly well.   Alex...

06/19/2017 - 9:57pm

Many clinicians have written that having bedside pictures of ICU patients engaged in their life help them see the patient as an individual.  

06/19/2017 - 9:53pm

“If you wish to converse with me,” said Voltaire, “define your terms.” How many a debate would have been deflated into a paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms! This is the alpha and omega of logic, the heart and soul of it, that every important term in serious discourse shall be subjected to strictest scrutiny and definition. It is difficult, and... // Read More »

06/19/2017 - 3:46pm

Drug-resistant bacteria is rapidly outpacing the development of new drugs. A 2016 report, The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, estimates that globally 700,000 people die each year from drug-resistant bacterial infections. Part of the problem is that developing new drugs has become increasingly difficult

06/19/2017 - 3:03pm

"They're not gonna want me to play 'babies in space'," says Greg O'Brien. "You know, where I pick 'em up in my hands and I swirl them around over my head like a rocket ship. I always say 'Babies! In! Spaaaaace!' "

06/19/2017 - 2:59pm

Over the last 2 years photographer Nichole Sobecki and journalist Laura Heaton have documented the devastating impact of climate change on one of the most unstable places in the world, Somalia