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Legal Doctor Prescribed Death - Will YOU Survive?

Compassionate Love: Displaying compassion for those who struggle with mental illness  (c)2013 Nancy Virden

In 2005, Terry Schivo was the center of an international debate over human dignity, quality of life, and the power of medicine. 1,112 more words

Suicide

Do No Harm; A Physician's Take

By: Randi D.

 

          When it comes to physician-assisted suicide (or PAS, for short), there are plenty of opinions on both sides of the spectrum. The family members, patients themselves, and government officials responsible for making PAS laws cannot seem to find common ground. 961 more words

Death With Dignity

Fight For Your Right to Die

With Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to fill the open seat on the Supreme Court vacated by Antonin Scalia’s death, questions of the judge’s position on a number of issues from gay rights to healthcare to abortion have been mostly left to speculation. 506 more words

Bioethics

SCCM 2017 live: Live: Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the ICU

Critical Connections Live broadcast from the 46th Critical Care Congress brings you the full session along with commentary after the broadcast.

A pro/con debate and panel discussion with Jan Bakker, MD, PhD, FCCP, and E. 33 more words

Meet The Experts

Living with Courage, Dying with Dignity

What does it take to die with dignity? If one looks at the website of the “Death with Dignity National Center” and “Death with Dignity Political Fund,” one will assume that a death with dignity involves certain standard components, among them: the absence of debilitating pain, the ability to care for one’s personal needs, and the ability to avoid placing a financial and/or emotional burden on family and friends. 639 more words

Christianity

Does the Church expect us to suffer instead of “dying with dignity"?

For someone facing a terminal illness – or for someone watching their loved one suffer daily from an incurable illness – it can seem like the Church’s prohibition of physician-assisted suicide (PAS) can only force people to endure unnecessary pain. 787 more words

Spirituality

Assisted suicide advocates say Trump's SCOTUS pick is "truly troubling"

In 2006, the year the Supreme Court ruled that doctors in Oregon should be allowed to help terminally ill patients end their lives, US Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch published a book called… 435 more words