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Mohamed Bzeek

Mohamed Bzeek fosters terminally ill children . . .

Children

Dying activity and clinical day 5

My iphone news feed thinks I must be pregnant or dying, because that’s all I talk about and read these days.  I’m grateful that our week of lessons on the subject is almost over. 1,243 more words

Duke

Choice of Death with Dignity

Death with Dignity continues to be a very controversial topic since only 6 out of the 50 states have it legal. I talked to multiple students at USC campus (in front of Leavy Library) and got their opinion on the having the choice of Death with Dignity. 41 more words

Advocacy

Suicide Prevention Association Urges an End to the Term “Physician-Assisted Suicide” to Describe Medical Aid in Dying

Compassion & Choices praised a suicide-prevention medical research association for issuing a statement Thursday concluding medical aid in dying “is distinct from the behavior that has been traditionally and ordinarily described as ‘suicide.’” 601 more words

Aid-in-dying

Lucy by Alexander Luft

Lucy never loved her father so well as she loved his sickness. “You’re a pitiful papa,” she’d say to him. “A daddy downer.”

She might find him seated at the breakfast table, coffee and toast untouched, staring at the same newspaper headline, his lip aquiver and nothing really to say. 374 more words

Feature Issues

#PIPstories: terminally-ill brother, sister-in-law can't breathe but must work

Today, MPs are discussing Labour’s motion to pause the roll-out of the government’s disastrous ‘Universal Credit’ (UC) benefits system, which the government is pushing ahead with in spite of huge damage to vulnerable people and calls from every relevant organisation to stop it – or at least put it on hold while ways are found to reduce the harm it causes. 477 more words

IF YOU COULD LEGALLY CHOOSE TO DIE

If not all of us remember Aruna Shanbaug’s case, a fair proportion would certainly recall the Hrithik-Aishwarya starrer Bollywood movie Guzarish that spoke of the same issue in a backdrop of romance – the right of a terminally ill person to choose a dignified death. 590 more words

Law