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Harold Shipman-Dr Death

Born in England in 1946, serial killer Harold Shipman attended Leeds School of Medicine and began working as a physician in 1970. Between then and his arrest in 1998, he killed at least 100 and possibly as many as 260 of his patients, injecting them with lethal doses of painkillers.Family GP Dr Harold Shipman has been jailed for life, on January 31 2000. 340 more words

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Harold Shipman

British serial killer Harold Shipman, who worked in England as a medical doctor, killed over 200 of his patients before his arrest in 1998.

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Personal Reflection on the Medical Profession - the importance of books by doctors.

On closing Henry Marsh’s best-selling book ‘Do no Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain’ it dawned on me that throughout my healthcare law and ethics module in my last year of my undergraduate law degree, I was overly and perhaps unfairly negative towards the medical profession. 1,575 more words

Before Euthanasia is Legalized, We Must Make Sure It Won't Be Exploited

Image  by Darko Stojanovic

Australia is one step closer to having euthanasia legalized, after Victoria became the first state to pass euthanasia legislation in its parliamentary Lower House. 691 more words

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Passage à l’acte

One of the images that has stayed with me from the Barcelona terror attack is that of the young terrorist who is shot by the Spanish policeman in Cambrils south of the city in the early hours of Friday morning, who gets back on his feet and taunts the policeman and bystanders whilst striding around with a false explosive belt on before being shot to the ground. 273 more words

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Ian Brady finally dies but is it years too late? Is life in prison enough?

One half of the demonic duo infamous for the barbaric Moors Murder rampage targeting children in the 1960s was pronounced dead at the age of 79 years old yesterday; 69 years older than the age of his youngest victim. 2,170 more words

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