A doctor getting ready to perform a head transplant
March 28th, 2017

An Italian doctor is readying a team of over 150 nurses and doctors to assist in performing the world’s first head transplant surgery. He hopes to save the life of a man with a degenerative muscle disease, but experts say that pride may be clouding the doctor’s judgment. Continue reading

March 23rd, 2017

Reverend Rene Robert didn’t believe in capital punishment. Then the unthinkable happened: he was kidnapped and brutally murdered. By the letter of the law, his killer should face the death penalty. But will Rev. Robert’s final wishes be respected? Continue reading

Dying couple holding hands
March 21st, 2017

After 59 years of marriage, Margaret and Don Livengood spent their final few days together, side-by-side in a single hospital room, holding hands. When the end finally came, Don and Margaret passed away within a few short hours of one … Continue reading

LGBT teens are at a much higher risk of suicide.
February 23rd, 2017

An astonishing 29% of LGBT teens attempted suicide in the past year, compared to just 6% of heterosexual teens. However, a new study links the legalization of gay marriage to a marked decrease in suicide attempts among this vulnerable group. Continue reading

A collage of all the celebrity deaths in 2016
December 29th, 2016

The year 2016 may go down in infamy for many reasons, but one of them has to be the unbelievable string of celebrity deaths. This year has been absolutely ruthless in claiming the lives of so many beloved public figures. … Continue reading

A drunk driver behind the wheel.
December 21st, 2016

Everyone looks forward to the holiday season. It’s a time filled with good cheer, family gatherings, and general merriment. However, all this joy can easily turn to tragedy if drivers are not careful. Studies show that traffic deaths spike every … Continue reading

A tree being planted above a dead body
November 21st, 2016

Rarely does someone want to think about their own death. It’s an unpleasant subject, and one that is unlikely to brighten up your day. However, death is one of life’s few certainties. It’s a matter of when, not if. Tragically, for … Continue reading

A revolver containing medication.
August 27th, 2016

In 1998, Oregon passed the Death With Dignity Act, becoming the first state to allow people with terminal illnesses to voluntarily end their lives. The process works like this: the patient consults a physician, who can then choose to write … Continue reading

Parents selecting traits for their designer baby
July 28th, 2016

Twenty years ago, Dolly the sheep became the first ever successfully cloned animal. When she was eventually revealed to the public in 1997, it sparked a storm of controversy. People were uncomfortable with the idea of artificially creating sentient beings. … Continue reading

A robotic human brain hovering over a computer
April 29th, 2016

How long has the human race sought immortality? The fountain of youth is a famous legend for a reason, and we’ve all heard numerous stories involving potions of everlasting life. There is even an entire industry devoted to freezing your … Continue reading