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Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Family Reportedly Considers Removing Life Support

Last week, it was reported that Bobbi Kristina suffered from violent seizures after doctors attempted to take her out of her medically-induced coma. According to a source for Fox News, Bobbi Kristina has not had any more seizures after the accident but she has also shown no signs of life recently. The seizure seems to indicate that Bobbi Kristina has …

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Bobbi Kristina Brown: What’s True and What’s False?

Bobbi Kristina Brown was found face down and unresponsive in her bathtub in Roswell, Georgia almost two weeks ago–and since that time lots of things have cropped up in the media about her condition. Does anyone–besides doctors and those at her bedside–know what is true and what is false regarding her situation? People magazine reports that Bobbi Kristina Brown is, …

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Texas Pregnant Woman Ruled Legally Dead Today

In a twist from recent life support legal battles, today a Texas family has won the case to release their loved one from life support. On November 26th, a 14-week pregnant Marlise Munoz was deemed brain dead from what was presumed to be a pulmonary embolism. ABC News tells us that according to the family’s lawyer, the now 22-week-old embryo …

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Judge Orders Hospital to Remove Life Support From Pregnant Woman

Marlise Muñoz has been on life support since November 26, at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. She collapsed in her kitchen with what doctors believe was a blood clot. She was also 14 weeks pregnant. Her husband found her unconscious and she was rushed to the hospital. Muñoz was being kept alive by respirator against the family’s wishes, …

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Marlise Munoz Ordered Off Life Support

Tarrant County District Judge R.H. Wallace has told John Peter Smith Hospital of Fort Worth that they have until 6PM EST this coming Monday to disconnect 33-year-old former paramedic Marlise Munoz from her ventilator. Her husband, Erick, has been fighting to get his wife taken off of life support since November. However, the hospital he sued refused to comply with …

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Kim Pham Dies From Brutal Attack Outside of Nightclub

A 23-year-old graduate of Chapman University died Tuesday after a brutal attack outside of a nightclub left her on life support. “She had so much to give back, so much to experience and it was cut so short,” said her uncle as he reflected back on the life of his niece. Kim Pham, who most say to be witty and …

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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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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 Life Support Extended

Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl with the wide smile who was declared brain dead after a routine tonsillectomy, was set to be removed from life support at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST) Monday. However, McMath’s family continued to fight against the deadline set by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo, and an extension has been granted until January …

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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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