The law is part of an attempt to by the right-to-life movement in Texas to roll back the advance directives act, especially the futility provision.

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During the first three months of the program, more than 35 elders showed signs of abuse, and a large percentage of them were later confirmed to be victims.

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Katharine Hayhoe writes: A scientist is a scientist no matter where we work, and my Exxon colleagues were no exception.

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Just as automation has begun to do jobs previously seen as uniquely suited for humans, like retrieving goods from warehouses, robots will assist your elderly relatives.

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This was the first time a person was executed using a new three-drug protocol that included the drug etomidate. It replaced the sedative midazolam, which has been used in multiple prolonged or seemingly painful executions in the past, and which pharmaceutical companies have refused to sell for use in executions, leading to shortages

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More than 116,000 Americans are waiting to receive an organ transplant, and about 20 die each day during the wait. Scientists are eager to find solutions to the organ shortage

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Joseph Fins writes, “The last time I saw Margaret Worthen was in November 2012. She was in New York participating in a study of patients with severe brain injury. As soon as I walked into her room, I knew something had changed. She was still immobile, but she noticed my presence, was more attentive and engaged…”

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The report, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows parents of teenagers are in the main following the CDC’s advice and keeping their children up to date on vaccines that should be administered in the early teens

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