Chairman of Special Olympics charges discrimination in hospital decision to take little girl off transplant waiting list

By Dave Andrusko I wondered when, or if, the unnamed hospital would respond to Timothy P. Shriver ‘s angry op-ed posted Sunday in the Washington Post, “Put Lily back on the heart transplant list.” (The hospital turned out to be Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, in Loma Linda, California.) Shriver is the chairman of the …

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UK health service may harvest organs from babies with lethal defects

By Michael Cook The UK’s National Health Service is to encourage pregnant women whose children have a fatal birth defect to bring them to term so that their organs can be harvested. This shocking story was reported by the Mail on Sunday. The newspaper quotes a number of doctors who support the idea and cites …

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