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Omega Starr


     I honestly don’t know why Costco doesn’t have a private lounge for this like Walmart does, but grandpa insisted, and his membership card gets me a $5 coupon good towards a purchase.

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How to Die in Oregon

How to Die in Oregon is a documentary about Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act, which allows physicians to prescribe a lethal dose of barbiturates to the terminally ill. 536 more words


Is it time to rebrand Palliative Care?

When I first worked in palliative care, most people that I knew didn’t know what it was, unless I told them that I worked in a hospice. 723 more words

Book Review on "Informal legal change on assisted suicide: the policy for prosecutors" by Penney Lewis



Title: Informal legal change on assisted suicide: the policy for prosecutors

Author: Penney Lewis

Journal: Legal Studies, Volume 31 (2011), No.1. pp 119-134… 492 more words

Debating the Merits of Assisted Suicide

New polls in Manitoba reveal public support for assisted suicide and the debate is making headlines throughout the country. Additionally, there have been several appeals to grant this right in recent years, one of which the Supreme Court of Canada will rule on later this year. 523 more words


MDs need to prepare for eventual legalized assisted suicide

TORONTO – Doctors need to move beyond the “yes or no” debate about physician-assisted death and begin preparing policies and guidelines in the event the act is legalized in Canada, a group of palliative-care specialists argues. 796 more words


Margo MacDonald MSP

Margo MacDonald’s politics and my own don’t really see eye to eye. For one she was an avid supporter of Scottish independence which clearly I am not, but that is not the purpose of this particular post so I won’t go any further on our difference, instead I’ll focus on what we shared. 411 more words