Mariah Walton is permanently disabled after her parents chose faith healing over medical care.
June 5th, 2017

21-year-old Mariah Walton of Idaho is battling a life-threatening heart and lung condition. The most excruciating part? Her condition was entirely preventable. One of nine children, Mariah was born with a small hole in her heart, a congenital birth defect … Continue reading

May 31st, 2017

Tormented by an incurable disease, John Shields knew that dying meant playing the waiting game, slowly watching quality of life slip away and agony mount. Death would come, but it wouldn’t be quick or painless by any means. So he chose assisted suicide. Where do you stand on the issue? Continue reading

Broken rings signifying divorce
May 18th, 2017

Esther has spent the past 29 years attempting – unsuccessfully – to divorce her husband. Not a civil divorce, mind you. That part was easy. Civil proceedings moved quickly through the courts after her husband tried to murder her back … Continue reading

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