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From Doctor to Patient to Assisted-Suicide Advocate

After battling their own life-threatening illnesses, physicians are suing the state of California to let them help their patients die.<p>Dan Swangard knows what death looks like.<p>As a physician, he has seen patients die in hospitals, hooked to morphine drips and overcome with anxiety. He has watched …

Medicine

Critical questions regarding assisted suicide and the terminally ill

Regarding Kathleen Parker’s June 12 op-ed, “The right to regret”:<p>Most people don’t know how they would react to a terminal diagnosis. But many find great comfort in knowing that the choice is theirs and a solution is at hand should the situation become intolerable. That few ultimately resort to …

Canada's Parliament Just Passed The Assisted Dying Law

After lengthy debate and numerous amendments, the Senate passed Bill C-14.<p>Senators had tried to widen the scope of the Liberal government's bill, but ultimately lost that battle.<p>Bill C-14 amends the <i>Criminal Code</i> to make doctor-assisted death legal for consenting adults suffering from a "grievous …

Assisted Suicide: Not Every Country Views the Issue the Same

In Belgium, someone legally ending their own life is an everyday occurrence.<p>In fact, it usually happens more than once a day.<p>That’s because the …

My Friend Found An Abandoned Kitten And Took Her To Work

My friend found an abandoned kitten and everyone in her office fell in love.<p>My friend Kelly found a kitten in a toppled over box outside her …