A woman decides to carry her child despite the fact it is doomed.
I know a woman -- and, in fairness, I must say that she's a truly good Catholic woman -- who's slightly bonkers on the subject of birth control.
Zach Dunlap doesn't remember the four-wheeler crash that landed him on life support in a Texas hospital last fall. But he does remember hearing a doctor pronounce him dead.
The birth of my fourth granddaughter two weeks ago - healthy, a good weight - was the occasion for joy and relief in equal measure.
It is a bitter irony that even as we are enlarging our commitment to human equality in many areas, we are turning our backs on it in others.
Some physicians and researchers fail to see the important role of ethics and religion in the world of medical science.
After ten years and 300 deaths, what is there to learn from America's assisted suicide frontier?
As his days were racing to an early end, my father had to discuss with his doctors all the choices available for treatment.
Following Dr. Jack Kevorkian's release from prison this month, assisted-suicide activists have taken to America's airwaves and oped pages to caution us against getting the wrong idea about the right to die.
"Terri, are you sitting down?"the nurse asked over the telephone. "We got your test results back and they were positive. You're pregnant."