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2012-08-08 11:36:37

Respecting a veto is 'unethical, unprofessional, and against the spirit of the law' says ethicist It has recently been suggested that patients should be kept alive using elective ventilation to facilitate the harvesting of organs for donation. But David Shaw, Honorary Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen believes there is a much simpler way to increase the number of donated organs — by ensuring that doctors respect the wishes of the deceased and over-rule any veto. Veto by the...

2012-07-14 23:00:17

Valley West Community Hospital hosts a community blood drive Tuesday, August 7, from 2 — 6 p.m. in the Valley West Medical Office Building on the Valley West campus. Sandwich, IL (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Valley West Community Hospital hosts a community blood drive Tuesday, August 7, from 2 — 6 p.m. in the Valley West Medical Office Building on the Valley West campus. Donating blood is completely safe, and organizations like the Heartland Blood Centers rely on volunteers for...

2012-06-11 23:02:26

Family members from Colorado, Minnesota and Wisconsin join the “walking blood bank” onboard the hospital ship Africa Mercy Lomé, Togo (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 “Every blood donor is a hero” is the theme for the 2012 World Blood Donor Day on June 14. The humanitarian organization Mercy Ships is taking the day to celebrate the heroic role that numerous blood donors play onboard its hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, which is currently docked in the West African port...


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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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