Cassandra C’s mother supported her decision but state intervened and court ruled her rights were not violated by ordering her to continue chemotherapy. [...]
Marc Herrmann (Source: Herrmann family)
By Terri LaPoint
Health Impact News
None of the story makes sense to the Herrmann family. After a series of medical misdiagnoses and incorrect treatments, their teenage son Marc was taken into custody by Canada’s Child and Family Services (CFSA) and eventually placed in foster care. Now the system wants to keep him forever, even though he turns 18 next month.
There are many questions that remain unanswered, according to Marc’s parents Patricia and Gott [...]
Isaiah Rider with mom Michelle. Photo from Team Isaiah Facebook Page.
by Terri LaPoint
Health Impact News
Seeking Help for a Rare Condition from Specialists in Chicago
It’s the nightmare that they just can’t wake up from. 17-year-old Isaiah Rider is still in foster care and cannot go home to his mom, all because his mother committed what has been called the “cardinal sin” – she dared challenge the doctors when her son was in pain and not getting better. For that cri [...]
Man is said to be in critical condition in hospital after fresh demonstrations over police shooting of Michael Brown, 18. [...]
Michelle Rider Facebook page.
Health Impact News Editor
We reported last month (June 2014) about the story of 16 year old Isaiah Rider. Medical authorities in Chicago seized custody of Isaiah and separated him from his mother, putting him into foster care, against his wishes, and the wishes of his mother. This kind of medical tyranny, where medical doctors empowered by government social service agencies, are deciding medical treatments for minors against the desires of the family, and in [...]
Lewis Dean | Teenager adorned the walls of his bedroom with a Swastika flag. [...]