Children Hospital Oakland

Nailah Winkfield, left, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, is comforted by brother Omari Sealey as she talks to the media outside Children's Hospital Oakland, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/The Tribune, D. Ross Cameron)

Calif. family struggles to get surgeries for brain dead teen

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery is encountering difficulty in obtaining two surgeries that she needs to undergo before she can be safely transferred […]

01/01/2014

Nailah Winkfield, left, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, is comforted by brother Omari Sealey as she talks to the media outside Children's Hospital Oakland, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/The Tribune, D. Ross Cameron)

Q&A: Girl’s brain death ignites difficult debate

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California hospital and family are embroiled in a harrowing legal and medical fight that has reignited the debate about when machines keeping a severely brain-damaged person alive should be turned […]

12/31/2013

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 remains on life support

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery remained on life support Tuesday after a state judge gave her family at least another week to find a place to […]

12/31/2013

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)

Time running out for Jahi McMath’s family

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Without another court order, a California hospital could unhook a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead from a breathing machine. Jahi McMath underwent a tonsillectomy at the hospital on Dec. 9 to […]

12/30/2013

Nailah Winkfield, mother of Jahi McMath, attends a court hearing to discuss the treatment of her daughter in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013. McMath, 13, remains on a ventilator at Children's Hospital Oakland after suffering complications following a tonsillectomy surgery. (AP Photo/The Contra Costa Times, Kristopher Skinner)

Time short to find new facility for Jahi McMath

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a California girl declared brain dead after complications from tonsil surgery was running out of time Sunday to find a new facility to take her in and keep […]

12/29/2013

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