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Doctors in Belgium recommend jail time for parents who raise kids on vegan diet

BRUSSELS — Doctors in Belgium have called for parents who raise their children as vegans to face possible prosecution after a number of deaths in schools, nurseries and hospitals. The Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium published a legal opinion Thursday that could influence future court judgments. The opinion said it was unethical to subject… Read More »

UK woman gets 8 months in jail for making daughter receive treatment for nonexistent epilepsy

A woman in the United Kingdom was given eight months of prison for willfully ill-treating her child after fooling the doctors for years that her daughter was suffering from a non-existing illness. The woman from the Lancashire county of Blackpool, whose name was withheld due to ongoing legal proceedings, lied for four years that her… Read More »