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Texas Judge Rules That Hospital Can Take Baby Off Life Support

Texas Judge Rules That Hospital Can Take Baby Off Life Support

The case, involving an 11-month-old girl born with a heart defect, has become a rallying point for conservatives. The child’s mother plans to appeal.
Texas Judge Rules That Hospital Can Take Baby Off Life Support

Texas Judge Rules That Hospital Can Take Baby Off Life Support

The case, involving an 11-month-old girl born with a heart defect, has become a rallying point for conservatives. The child’s mother plans to appeal.
Texas Judge Rules That Hospital Can Take Baby Off Life Support

Texas Judge Rules That Hospital Can Take Baby Off Life Support

The case, involving an 11-month-old girl born with a heart defect, has become a rallying point for conservatives. The child’s mother plans to appeal.
Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42

Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42

Mr. Lambert, a nurse who was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 accident, had been taken off life support. The case bitterly divided his family.
Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42

Vincent Lambert, Frenchman at Center of Right-to-Die Case, Dies at 42

Mr. Lambert, a nurse who was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 accident, had been taken off life support. The case bitterly divided his family.
The Never-Ending Mistreatment of Black Patients

The Never-Ending Mistreatment of Black Patients

For most of their lives, many African-Americans don’t get enough medical care. At the end, they get too much.
French Court Clears Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State

French Court Clears Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State

The family of Vincent Lambert, 42, has been bitterly divided over his fate for a decade because he did not leave written instructions about his end-of-life wishes.
French Court Clears Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State

French Court Clears Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State

The family of Vincent Lambert, 42, has been bitterly divided over his fate for a decade because he did not leave written instructions about his end-of-life wishes.
French Court Clears Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State

French Court Clears Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State

The family of Vincent Lambert, 42, has been bitterly divided over his fate for a decade because he did not leave written instructions about his end-of-life wishes.
‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.
‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.
‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.
‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.
‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients

Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.
Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family is split over removing life support, and his case has attracted intense attention from the media and politicians.
Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Vincent Lambert at a hospital in Reims, in northeastern France, in 2014.
Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored

Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family is split over removing life support, and his case has attracted intense attention from the media and politicians.