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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 …

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 …

Marlise Munoz Ordered Off Life Support
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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 …

Kim Pham Dies From Brutal Attack Outside of Nightclub
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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 …

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 …

Terri Schiavo’s Foundation Helps Jahi McMath
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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 …

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 …

Jahi McMath Life Support Extended
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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 …

Tonsil Surgery Tragedy: Brain-Dead Diagnosis Fought
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“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 …