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End of Life

Ethics and Religion Talk: May One Allow One's Pacemaker Battery to Die?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 07-01-2019 under OPINION

From Jim V: There is an elderly patient under hospice care with a pacemaker, stable, not in distress or expected to die in the near future, lucid and oriented cognitively, and ambulatory without aid of a walker or wheel chair. His pacemaker’s...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: The Charlie Gard Case

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 09-05-2017 under OPINION

The parents wanted to take him out of the United Kingdom for treatment. The hospital took the parents to court to prevent them from doing so. Ultimately, he died at the end of July after additional court battles regarding the parents’ desire...

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Dominicans of GR and Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament: Collaboration

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under NONPROFITS

Written by Sister Sue Tracy, OP Sent forth by the leadership team’s sung blessing, Sister Sue Tracy, OP, and Laurie Sefton, RN, headed to the Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament in Farmington Hills, Michigan July 29, 2009. The Dominican nuns had...

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