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2014-05-29 15:37:27

Stanford University Medical Center Most physicians would choose a do-not-resuscitate or "no code" status for themselves when they are terminally ill, yet they tend to pursue aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for patients facing the same prognosis, according to a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine to be published May 28 in PLOS ONE. It's a disconnect that needs to be better understood, said VJ Periyakoil, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine and lead...

2014-05-28 12:30:07

MONTRÉAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A Motion for Declaratory Judgment was filed in the Superior Court of Montréal on May 27, 2014 to challenge articles in the Quebec proposed Bill 52 pertaining to euthanasia which do not respect the Canadian Constitution or Fundamental Human Rights. Furthermore, euthanasia is not a medical care. Quebec, a Province of Canada, may only legislate in matters of health, not in criminal law. Euthanasia is a crime in Canada. The Plaintiffs are Ms....

2014-05-20 11:15:39

The Lancet A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start. The research is led by Professor Joy Lawn, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Save the Children, UK, with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta at the Hospital for Sick...

2014-05-13 23:11:40

Golf author, commentator and founder of Ultimate Golf Advantage, Alex Davidson, today releases a new interview on the 2014 Players Championship, looking at Martin Kaymer’s return to the spotlight. In the new interview Mr. Davidson discusses Furyk’s agonizing second runner-up position in as many weeks and highlights the key takeaways from the tournament - the interview is available in full at...

2014-05-12 23:10:53

Catherine Kennedy tells of communicating with relatives and friends who have passed over to the other side. Cupar, Fife, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The evidence for life after death is discussed by Catherine Kennedy in a new ebook, published by Amazon Kindle: Who Said No One Has Ever Come Back To Tell Us?: Evidence From The Other Side”. Catherine, who lives in the East Coast of Scotland, describes the many spiritual experiences that have convinced both her and her husband Antonio that...

2014-05-12 08:32:00

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy for Spiritual and Consciousness Studies, Inc., a 42-year-old nonprofit organization of scholars, authors, and researchers in spirituality and consciousness, announces the results of its research to identify successful methods people are using today to communicate with deceased loved ones. The Academy has identified 16 highly successful methods, ranging from the use of mediums to guided connections and instrumental...

2014-05-09 13:54:05

BMJ-British Medical Journal Death toll may be higher because of exodus of displaced persons to other locales Hurricanes Katrina and Rita may have been responsible for up to half of all recorded stillbirths in the worst hit areas, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. And the true fetal death toll may even be higher, because of the displacement of people whose homes and way of life were destroyed, suggest the authors. Hurricane...

2014-04-23 09:47:27

Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network have identified a link between stillbirth and either restricted or excessive fetal growth. Findings from the study are online in the April 22 issue of PLOS Medicine. Using a new approach developed by the network to estimate gestational age in stillborn babies, Dr. Radek Bukowski, lead researcher and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UTMB, and his colleagues evaluated 663...

2014-04-22 12:23:31

A Beloved Friends Pet Crematory of Northern Nevada - First in the Nation to Pass Pet Crematory Accreditation ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories (IAOPCC) has announced the first Pet Crematory facility in the nation to pass its Accreditation Program. A Beloved Friends Pet Crematory of Northern Nevada received its Accreditation award on April 1, 2014. Pet Parents can now feel reassured about the care...

2014-04-16 16:30:19

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario's doctors are helping to mark Advance Care Planning Day today by encouraging everyone to take a moment and consider their end-of-life wishes. Advance care planning starts with thinking about your wishes, values and beliefs about the health care you would want if you were ever incapable of making decisions for yourself, and then talking about them with loved ones. "A medical crisis is always going to be a terrible time for a family, but having simple...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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