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Pregnant Brain Dead Woman to Be Off Life Support

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January 25, 2014
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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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Hospital Takes Brain-Dead Pregnant Woman Off Life Support

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Newsy (Jan. 26, 2014) — Marlise Muñoz has been taken off life support following a court order. Muñoz has been declared brain-dead and her unborn fetus was ruled not viable.
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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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Judge Orders Hospital to Keep Girl on Support

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AP (Dec. 20, 2013) — A judge has ordered a California hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy. (Dec. 20)
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