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Terry Schiavo Case Rekindled By Jahi McMath

Terry Schiavo died in 2005 after her family lost a court case to Terry’s husband, Michael, allowing doctors to remove the feeding tube that had been in place to keep Schiavo alive for more than ten years. Michael Schiavo persisted that his wife would not wish to live her life in a vegetative state, ultimately culminating in the court battle …

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Terri Schiavo’s Foundation Helps Jahi McMath

The family of Terri Schiavo has joined forces with Jahi McMath’s family, to continue the fight to keep Jahi on life-support, after she was declared brain-dead on December 12. “Together with our team of experts, Terri’s Network believes Jahi’s case is representative of a very deep problem within the U.S. healthcare system — particularly those issues surrounding the deaths of …

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Terri Schiavo’s Foundation Offers Assistance To Jahi McMath’s Family

13 year old Jahi McMath went to the hospital to have her tonsils and adenoids removed, but experienced complication that have left her brain dead and on life support. Her family has faught to keep Jahi connected to life support, hoping for a miracle, but the hospital is fighting to have Jahi’s life support taken away. Jahi’s family is currently …

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Terri Schiavo Family Supports Jahi McMath Family

A foundation started by Terri Schiavo’s family stated they have been trying to help relatives of the 13-year-old California girl, Jahi McMath. McMath, a healthy 13 year old, went into Children’s Hospital Oakland for a routine tonsillectomy on December 9th. The surgery was needed to treat a sleep disorder, but McMath began heavily bleeding after surgery consequently suffering a heart …

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Terri Schiavo’s Organization Aiding Jahi McMath

Last month, 13 year old Jahi McMath underwent a procedure to remove her tonsils, adenoids, and sinus tissue which doctors believed were causing her pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, a conditions which obstructs one’s breathing while sleeping and can lead to further medical issues. During the initial stages of her recovery, all was fine. However, McMath would later go into cardiac …

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Jahi McMath: Family is Given One More Week to Find Facility for Brain Dead Girl

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was supposed to be removed from life support yesterday, but to the relief of her family, a judge decided to give them another week to find somewhere to place her. Jahi was determined to be brain dead following a tonsillectomy earlier in December and has been on a ventilator since. The hospital Jahi is at will be …

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Jahi McMath Time Running Out, Family Struggles to Find Alternative

It’s been quite a trying time for the family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath. Now, the family’s dreadful moment of finality draws nearer. But, according to CNN, McMath is still on the ventilator at Children’s Hospital in Oakland, CA where she was declared brain dead following complications of tonsil surgery. Last week, a judge issued a December 30 deadline ruling that …

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Jahi McMath To Be Kept On Life Support Through Christmas

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath underwent a routine procedure at the Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland on December 9. Shortly after the procedure, Jahi began suffering complications including bleeding after the surgery, going into cardiac arrest and ultimately being declared brain dead on December 12. Not only is their controversy on why a routine tonsillectomy would cause brain damage, their is …

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Tonsil Surgery Tragedy: Brain-Dead Diagnosis Fought

“Is this normal?” asked Nailah Winkfield over and over as her daughter sat in a bloody hospital gown holding a cup full of blood. An Oakland television station tells us of Nailah Winkfield, a woman facing one of the hardest decisions of a mother’s life. After a routine tonsillectomy gone tragically wrong, Winkfield’s 13-year-old daughter is now declared to be …

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