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Girl Declared Brain Dead Still On Ventilator One Year Later

AP | By KRISTIN J. BENDER | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living

A year ago, 13-year-old Jahi McMath underwent a tonsillectomy and tissue removal at Children's Hospital in Oakland, California, to treat sleep apnea. ...

Brain-Dead Girl To Receive Honorary Diploma

AP | Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surger...

Jahi McMath and the Dangerous Language of Hope

David Casarett, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Casarett, M.D.

Until health care providers become more skilled in helping patients and families to choose their hopes carefully, many of us will continue to receive the most aggressive treatment possible because there is still "hope," without the chance to reflect on what that word means to us.

Jahi McMath, California Girl Declared Brain Dead, Gets Feeding Tube

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surger...

Case Of Brain Dead Teen Could Set Precedent

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

The tragic case of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl declared brain dead at Children’s Hospital Oakland following a tonsillectomy last month, may se...

Just A Matter Of Time Before Jahi McMath's Body Functions Shut Down, Experts Say

AP | LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery ...

So 'Miracles' Happen In Children's Hospitals -- Just Not For Jahi?

Suzanne Leigh | Posted 03.08.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Leigh

Hospitals know that for some children a miracle is not a viable prospect, so let's not use that word for any patient.

Girl Declared Brain Dead After Tonsillectomy Moved From Hospital

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family attorney of the California girl declared brain dead after a tonsillectomy says she has been taken out of Children'...

Jahi McMath's Mom Can Remove Her From Hospital, Judge Says

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A judge says the mother of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after having tonsil surgery can remove the child fr...

Jahi McMath's Brain Death Ignites Difficult Debate

AP | LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California hospital and family are embroiled in a harrowing legal and medical fight that has reignited the debate about whe...

Family Of Jahi McMath Struggles To Get Surgeries For Teen

AP | LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after tonsil surgery is encountering difficulty in obtaining ...

Life Support Extended For Girl Who Was Declared Brain Dead

AP | LISA LEFF and TERRY COLLINS | Posted 12.31.2013 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Monday ordered a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead to be kept on life support until Jan. 7. ...

Family Of Girl Left Brain Dead After Surgery Sues To Keep Her On Life Support

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after a tonsillectomy said Monday they will sue to ke...

Jahi McMath, California Girl Who Is Brain Dead, May Be Removed From Life Support On Monday

Reuters | Laila Kearney | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Dec 30 (Reuters) - Relatives of a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy pressed an 11th-hour effort...

Mom Pleads To Keep Teen Declared Brain Dead On Life Support

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California woman says she believes her 13-year-old daughter is alive despite a declaration that complications from a tonsil...

2nd Opinion Planned For 13-Year-Old Girl Left Brain Dead From Tonsillectomy

AP | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The family of a Northern California girl on life support after being declared brain dead was expected to appear with hospital...