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AP Fact Check: No 'Death Panel' In Health Care Bill

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin says the health care overhaul bill would set up a "death panel." Federal ...

Sarah Palin Was Right! Exclusive Death Panel Footage!

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Why didn't we listen?!? We have obtained footage of Barack Obama's Death Panel passing subjective judgment on Sarah Palin's parents and child. I warn you, the footage is shocking.

GOP's 'Kill Granny' Media Campaign Alarms Seniors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A campaign on conservative talk radio, fueled by President Obama's calls to control exorbitant medical bills, has sparked fear among senior citizens t...

"Death panel" shaming works, but too late?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Good news -- widespread denunciation of the euthanasia/"death panel" myth as false by the press is prompting conservative elites to distance themselve...

A "Supreme Court" for Bioethics?

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

The recent decision by President Obama to disband his predecessor's Council on Bioethics raises important questions regarding the role of professional bioethicists in contemporary society.

The Coming Ethical Crisis: Oxygen Rationing

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

One of the questions that will face our society when a future pandemic proves more deadly is how our public health authorities ought to allocate ventilators.

Texas Meets a Death Penalty it Dislikes

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

There is no state in the United States that has proved itself a better friend to the death penalty. It has executed 431 people since the death penalty regained respectability in 1976.

Vatican Condemns Italy's Decision In Right-To-Die Case | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A woman who has been in a vegetative state for 17 years has been moved to a clinic here where her feeding tube will be removed in accordance with an I...

Biden in the Doghouse

Cheri Shankar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheri Shankar

While the news of Biden and his new cute-as-all-get-out purebred German Shepherd puppy is generating lots of positive reports, many of us in the animal community are concerned.

The Miracle Vet

Diane Ravitch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Diane Ravitch

Fifteen months ago, my dog, Molly, a 10-year-old Tibetan terrier, had been diagnosed with lymphoma. Today, thanks to Dr. J.J. Wen, Molly is still with me. She is not only alive, but alert, happy, and playful.

Confidence Saved the Cat

Richard C. Thompson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Thompson

We all love cute little puppies and kittens. But we have to think about what's going to happen to them when they grow up. It's our responsibility to spay and neuter our pets.

A Case For Euthanasia

Time | Bruce Crumley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Chantal Sebire knows she's forcing people to make an agonizing decision, but agony is something she knows far too much about. The 52- year-old Dijon s...