Life support

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

California mother tells of tonsil surgery tragedy

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After her daughter underwent a supposedly routine tonsillectomy and was moved to a recovery room, Nailah Winkfield began to fear something was going horribly wrong. Her 13-year-old, Jahi McMath, was sitting […]

12/20/2013

Nelson Mandela

Mandela could soon be discharged, Mbeki says

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela may be discharged from hospital soon to recuperate at home, said a former president of South Africa. The prediction about Mandela leaving the hospital was made by Thabo Mbeki as […]

07/14/2013

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