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Judge Orders Brain Dead Pregnant Woman Off Life Support

January 24, 2014
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The Friday ruling gives John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth until 6 p.m. eastern time on Monday to remove life support.

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Pregnant Brain Dead Woman to Be Off Life Support

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AP (Jan. 25, 2014) — A Texas judge orders a hospital to remove life support for pregnant, brain-dead Marlise Munoz. This is after Munoz's lawyer said the fetus was distinctly abnormal last week. (Jan. 25)
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Family: Brain Dead Texas Woman Off Life Support

Family: Brain Dead Texas Woman Off Life Support

AP (Jan. 26, 2014) — The family of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman said Sunday afternoon that she has been removed from life support following a judge's ruling that a Fort Worth hospital was misapplying state law in the case. (Jan. 26)
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Legal Victory for Family of Brain Dead Girl

Legal Victory for Family of Brain Dead Girl

Reuters (Dec. 31, 2013) — A judge has ordered a 13-year-old girl be kept on life support after she went brain dead following routine tonsil surgery. Linda So reports.
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Exercise Keeps Older Brains in Shape

Exercise Keeps Older Brains in Shape

Deutsche Welle (Aug. 4, 2013) — A healthy brain just keeps getting better with age. That is the surprising discovery of Ernst Poeppel, a brain researcher in Munich. Vocabulary, verbal memory and spacial and associative reasoning reach peak performance between the ages of 40 and 56. Ernst Poeppel says young and old brains show very little difference. So there's no reason they can't function optimally a whole life long - provided they're kept in shape like muscles. They can even grow new brain cells. The neuro-networks and transmitters, on the other hand, can get a bit rusty with age.
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