Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aisling Brady McCarthy; Justina Pelletier; Sue Luttner reports on "On SBS" on two Boston Shaken Baby Syndrome cases "which have ignited the debate." (Must Read, HL);

POST: "Boston cases reignite the debate," by Sue Luttner, published in her most enlightening blog "On SBS" on August 14, 2014.

GIST: "Nearly twenty years after the trial of British au pair Louise Woodward brought shaken baby syndrome into the headlines, the case of Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy has raised the subject again in Boston newspapers, where reporters are still fresh from a different controversial diagnosis by the same child protection team. Last week McCarthy’s attorneys filed a motion arguing not only that the science around shaken baby syndrome is falling apart but also that the physician who diagnosed the abuse has been wrong before about infant shaking. Then journalists made the connection with the high-profile case of teenager Justina Pelletier, who returned home to her parents in June after a long, bitter, and public struggle with Boston Children’s Hospital........."

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