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When Medicine and Faith Define Death Differently

When Medicine and Faith Define Death Differently In Portland, Maine, a counselor helps the city’s Somali Muslim community navigate the ethical complexities of U.S. health care

Defining Death: Do you know your homicide from your amicicide? Visit thepuppetshow.co.uk for more crime writing resources!

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from NPR.org

Texas Death Case Tests Standards For Defining Intellectual Disability

Texas Death Case Tests Standards For Defining Intellectual Disability : NPR

from All Things Behavior

Avoiding SIDS

SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) was first defined in the late 1960s and was refined in 1991 as “the sudden death of an infant under one year of age which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history”. (Willinger et al, 1991). Recently there is much debate about how these apparently sleep related unexpected deaths should be classified. SIDS is a bit of a…

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As the month of November draws to a close, Rebecca Willen reminds us why we pray for the dead – and that our faith defines how we face death.

From meeting Prince George to waiting on news of Bin Laden's death: the images that defined a presidency.

from Las Vegas Review-Journal

Riviera was defined by its shows, stars — PHOTOS

From its birth until its death on Monday — or whatever day you already chose to mark its slide into irrelevance — the Riviera was defined by its shows and its stars.