A brain-dead woman in Texas is being kept on a ventilator against her family's wishes. She is 20 weeks pregnant and state law prevents doctors from removing pregnant women from life support. It comes as the case of Jahi McMath is making headlines. Both cases are raising difficult and heartbreaking questions about life and death. Ed Lavandera has the latest.
Anderson discussed this with Art Caplan, Head of Medical Ethics at New York University's Langone Medical Center, along with Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin and Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos.
13-year-old Jahi McMath went to the hospital for a tonsillectomy. After severe complications from the surgery Jahi's doctors declared her brain dead. But her family believes otherwise. They won a battle to move her out of the hospital and into a new facility. Dan Simon has the latest on the case.
Anderson discussed this with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
New developments in the heartbreaking case of Jahi McMath. The 13-year-old suffered severe complications after a tonsillectomy and her doctors declared her brain dead. Today a coroner issued a death certificate. But Jahi's family believes she is still alive, and they are doing everything they can to keep her on a ventilator. Now there is an agreement between Jahi's family and the hospital on what to do next. Dan Simon has the latest.
Jahi McMath suffered severe complications after having her tonsils removed. She is on life support machines and her parents want to keep it that way. But her doctors and a judge declared her brain dead and are ready to pull the plug. That set off a legal battle over Jahi's future. Randi Kaye has the latest.
John Berman discussed this case with legal analyst and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos along with attorney and children's advocate Areva Martin.
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