Joseph Maraachli http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Baby Joseph gets tracheotomy http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/baby-joseph-gets-tracheotomy <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="240" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=cardinal+glennon+children%27s+hospital&amp;hl=en&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;layer=c&amp;cbll=38.620896,-90.238578&amp;panoid=nBr2LWptbhEC10dPXOmOQg&amp;cbp=13,290.27,,0,-4.28&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.584136,-90.238609&amp;spn=0.128819,0.291824&amp;z=11&amp;output=svembed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=cardinal+glennon+children's+hospital&amp;hl=en&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;layer=c&amp;cbll=38.620896,-90.238578&amp;panoid=nBr2LWptbhEC10dPXOmOQg&amp;cbp=13,290.27,,0,-4.28&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.584136,-90.238609&amp;spn=0.128819,0.291824&amp;z=11" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p>A 13-month-old Canadian boy known as Baby Joseph has received a tracheotomy and is expected to remain in pediatric intensive care in St. Louis for seven to 10 days.</p><p>Joseph Maraachli underwent the procedure Monday after <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/child-right-life-debate-now-st-louis">arriving last week</a> at <a href="http://www.cardinalglennon.com/Pages/default.aspx">Cardinal Glennon Children&#39;s Medical Center</a>. The Catholic hospital agreed to treat him after his doctors at an Ontario hospital determined that he was in a permanent vegetative state and in deteriorating condition.</p><p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 18:12:28 +0000 The Associated Press 769 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Child in right-to-life debate now in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/child-right-life-debate-now-st-louis <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="240" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=cardinal+glennon+children%27s+hospital&amp;hl=en&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;layer=c&amp;cbll=38.620896,-90.238578&amp;panoid=nBr2LWptbhEC10dPXOmOQg&amp;cbp=13,290.27,,0,-4.28&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.584136,-90.238609&amp;spn=0.128819,0.291824&amp;z=11&amp;output=svembed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=cardinal+glennon+children's+hospital&amp;hl=en&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;layer=c&amp;cbll=38.620896,-90.238578&amp;panoid=nBr2LWptbhEC10dPXOmOQg&amp;cbp=13,290.27,,0,-4.28&amp;source=embed&amp;ll=38.584136,-90.238609&amp;spn=0.128819,0.291824&amp;z=11" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p>The child known as Baby Joseph is now receiving care at a Catholic hospital in the U.S. after doctors in Canada sought to remove the breathing tube keeping him alive.</p><p>Joseph Maraachli is 13 months old and suffers from a neurodegenerative disease. The child had been hospitalized since October at <a href="http://www.lhsc.on.ca/">London Health Sciences Centre</a> in Ontario.</p><p> Mon, 14 Mar 2011 17:23:35 +0000 The Associated Press 714 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org