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Erick Munoz stands in front of a photograph of himself with his wife Marlise and their son Mateo, in Haltom City, Texas. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Ron T. Ennis, File)

Brain-dead pregnant woman’s husband names fetus

DALLAS (AP) — The husband of a pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman who was taken off life support over the weekend says he decided to name the fetus she was carrying after her. Erick Munoz told […]

01/27/2014

Erick Munoz stands in front of a photograph of himself with his wife Marlise and their son Mateo, in Haltom City, Texas. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Ron T. Ennis, File)

Judge: Remove life support for pregnant woman

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a Texas hospital to remove life support for a pregnant, brain-dead woman whose family had argued that she would not want to be kept in […]

01/24/2014

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Pregnant, brain-dead woman’s husband sues hospital

DALLAS (AP) — The husband of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman on Tuesday sued the hospital keeping her on life support, saying doctors are doing so against her and her family’s wishes. The lawsuit filed […]

01/14/2014

Attorney Christopher Dolan, left, representing the family of Jahi McMath, beside Omari Sealey, Jahi's uncle, during a media conference Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Experts: challenges remain for ‘brain dead’ teen

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has achieved its goal of moving the girl to a new facility […]

01/07/2014

Photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows Jahi McMath. McMath remains on life support at Children's Hospital Oakland nearly a week after doctors declared her brain dead, following a supposedly routine tonsillectomy. (AP Photo/Courtesy of McMath Family and Omari Sealey, File)

Girl declared brain dead moved to unnamed facility

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery is being cared for at a facility that shares her family’s belief that she still […]

01/06/2014

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