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  1. Vote Expected On Bill Shielding Execution DrugRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | TheCourier.com

    A bill that would shield the names of companies that provide Ohio its execution drugs could include a deadline for such secrecy to expire, under changes being considered to the fast-moving legislation expected to be voted on.

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  2. Fast-tracked bill would shield execution drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    A bill that would shield the names of companies that provide Ohio its execution drugs continued its swift move through the Statehouse on Tuesday as opponents questioned a key defense given for the measure: it's needed to protect such companies from threats or potential harm. Those opponents got a minor boost when an official with the attorney general's office seemed to suggest he wasn't aware of any such threats.

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  3. Fast-tracked bill would shield execution Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Jim Tobin, a lobbyist for the Catholic Conference of Ohio, asks lawmakers to reject a bill that would shield the source of execution drugs, on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Tobin called moves to make executions more secret "a new and troubling aspect of the death penalty."

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  4. an Open Letter to Sam Simon from No Kill Nation: Mr. Simon, Please...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Canada NewsWire

    The co-creator of The Simpsons, who is battling terminal cancer, may not be aware that he is contributing tens of millions of dollars towards the killing of dogs and cats. Mr. Simon's heart is unquestionably in the right place.

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  5. State bill aims to protect execution drug makersRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    Ohio lawmakers are rushing in a lame-duck session to shield makers of drugs used in executions from the public so that the state can resume carrying out the death penalty once a federal court moratorium expires in February. Critics called the fast-tracked bill overly broad and potentially unconstitutional given its proposed restrictions on the judiciary and private contracts in addition to free speech questions.

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  6. Philip Nitschke tribunal: Medical Board granted power to raid homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Medical Board of Australia has been granted the power to raid homes as part of its investigation into euthanasia campaigner Philip Nitschke. Janine Wilson, whose sister Wendy Benton died almost three years ago, said it was like being "burgled while you were watching" when officials turned up at her house two weeks ago to look for evidence and interview her against her will about her sister's relationship with Dr Nitschke.

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  7. Legislation to get Ohio back on track with lethal injections being fast-trackedRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    As reported in this local article , headlined "Death-penalty reform bill would protect execution drug makers, physicians who testify," it appears that the state legislative process is moving forward to enact new regulations to help Ohio get back into the business of executions. Here are the details : Makers of Ohio's lethal-injection drugs would be kept anonymous, and physicians who testify about the state's execution method couldn't have their medical license revoked, under House legislation introduced Monday.

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  8. Proposal would shield Ohio execution drug sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    The names of companies whose drugs are used for lethal injection in Ohio would be shielded under legislation introduced Monday in a move some lawmakers hope will restart capital punishment in the state. The legislation would also bar companies from entering into contracts prohibiting states from acquiring drugs for executions, and it would protect the identities of anyone involved in executions in Ohio.

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  9. Death-penalty reform bill would protect execution drug makers, physicians who testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    Makers of Ohio's lethal-injection drugs would be kept anonymous, and physicians who testify about the state's execution method couldn't have their medical license revoked, under House legislation introduced Monday. Ohio, along with many other states, has been struggling to settle on an execution method, as many large pharmaceutical companies have refused to continue selling drugs used for lethal injection.

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  10. First evaluation of SAGE-547 to treat super-refractory status...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Medical News Today

    SAGE Therapeutics has announced that SAGE-547, an allosteric modulator of GABAA receptors, was used to treat super-refractory status epilepticus in two pediatric patients. The research, published online in the Annals of Neurology , is the first report of SAGE-547 treatment in children.

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  11. Brittany Maynard galvanizes efforts for right-to-die lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    With no states voting on right-to-die laws Tuesday, the weekend death of Brittany Maynard won't have an immediate political impact. But advocates for expanding such laws beyond a handful of states expect momentum from the young woman's story to carry into the new year, when state legislatures go into session.

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  12. Dongan Hills man found dead at Hilton Garden Inn ingested lethal combination of drugs, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | SILive.com

    Scott Jacobi , a 37-year-old Dongan Hills man who was found dead in a hotel room at the Bloomfield Hilton Garden Inn in July, committed suicide by ingesting a lethal combination of alcohol and barbiturates, a medical examiner's spokeswoman said Monday. Hotel workers found the bodies of Jacobi and Bronx resident Theresa Matteo, 34, fully clothed and holding each other in bed after the pair failed to check out of their room on July 25, a source familiar with the investigation said.

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  13. SAGE Therapeutics Release: First Evaluation Of SAGE-547 To Treat...Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | BioSpace

    SAGE Therapeutics today announced that SAGE-547, an allosteric modulator of GABAA receptors, was used to treat super-refractory status epilepticus in two pediatric patients. The research, published online in the Annals of Neurology , is the first report of SAGE-547 treatment in children.

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  14. Brittany Maynard's story may help bring death with dignity for the terminally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Canberra Times

    The story of Brittany Maynard - the young woman who has vowed to end her own life before cancer does - has again focused our attention on the issue of voluntary assisted dying. In the face of terminal illness, should the option of medical assistance to end one's life be a basic human right? Through video, blog and social media, Maynard's story has touched the heart of millions around the world.

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  15. In Texas, the Death Penalty is Slowly Dying OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Government Executive

    On Tuesday night, the state of Texas executed Miguel Paredes by lethal injection for murdering a woman and her two children sixteen years ago. With no executions scheduled by the state department of criminal justice for November or December, Paredes' death marks the tenth and final execution for Texas this year - the fewest in almost two decades.

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  16. D2-like receptor activation does not initiate a brain docosahexaenoic ...Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | BioMed Central

    The polyunsaturated fatty acid, docosahexaenoic acid , participates in neurotransmission involving activation of calcium-independent phospholipase A2 , which is coupled to muscarinic, cholinergic and serotonergic neuroreceptors. Drug induced activation of iPLA2 can be measured in vivo with quantitative autoradiography using 14C-DHA as a probe.

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  17. The Gentle Art, Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Psychology Today

    I recently spent a day shadowing Dr. Kathy Cooney, an in-home hospice and euthanasia veterinarian. This is part one .

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  18. Texas executes 10th death row inmate this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Raw Story

    A man convicted of three murders was put to death in Texas, in the state's tenth execution this year, after the US Supreme Court rejected a final appeal, authorities said. Miguel Paredes, 32, who spent 13 years awaiting execution, was declared dead at 1854 after a lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, said Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark.

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  19. Texas inmate blows kisses during executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Former Mexican Mafia member Miguel Paredes, 32, was convicted in 2001 of capital murder in the triple homicide of Adrian Torres, 27; his girlfriend Nelly Esmerleda Bravo, 23; and Shawn Michael Cain, 32. A former gang member blew kisses to friends on Tuesday night as he sat strapped to a gurney inside a Texas prison for a triple homicide that he was convicted of more than a decade ago. Miguel Angel Paredes, 32, attempted to make peace with family members of the victims - none of which were present - with a final statement that he prepared inside the walls of the Huntsville facility.

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  20. Texas executes ex-gang member for triple murderRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Family Badge

    Paredes was pronounced dead at 6:54 p.m. CDT, 22 minutes after being injected with a lethal dose of the sedative pentobarbital. The execution was delayed slightly to ensure the IV lines were functioning properly, said Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark.

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