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There came an extraordinary moment about a third of the way through the brain operation being performed on Brad Carter when the 39-year-old actor and musician was woken up, handed a guitar, and he proceeded to play a couple of songs he had written called Henrietta and Drunk Again. With his shaven head immobilized in […]

Navigating the Ethics Maze

An infant is born prematurely at 22 weeks, weighing only about 1 pound and with bleeding in the brain. He tentatively clings to life, but in light of the fact that there is minimal likelihood he will recover a level of functional mental capacity, the question is raised of how aggressively to treat him. Elsewhere […]