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UK judge rules intensive care for brain-damaged boy can halt

LONDON/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A British judge has ruled that intensive care treatment can be withdrawn for a brain-damaged 11-month-old boy despite his parents’ wishes for continued intervention. Judge Alistair MacDonald said Monday in Birmingham that doctors can stop providing life support treatment to Isaiah Haastrup. The case had been heard in the Family Division of … Continue reading UK judge rules intensive care for brain-damaged boy can halt

Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

WASHINGTON/January 04, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Two new studies show global warming is making oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often. The researchers say the lower oxygen levels are making marine life far more vulnerable. They say the problem is worsening and more complex than previously thought. Oxygen is crucial for nearly … Continue reading Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans