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Doctors Debate Medical Aid in Dying — Again

Are doctor's putting their own discomfort ahead of their patients' needs?

Over the past several years, a number of states have enacted legislation legalizing medical aid in dying, or physician assisted death. The salient points in each of these laws are essentially the same. They allow terminally ill, mentally competent adults … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Conversation by Angelo E. Volandes, M.D.

The Conversation follows Dr. Angelo Volandes' revolutionary insight into what it means to die peacefully

Metastatic lung cancer had wreaked havoc on 78-year-old Taras Skripchenko’s body, yet Dr. Angelo E. Volandes had the impossible task of trying to save his life. The Ukrainian man had worked in coal mines his entire life, which would later … Continue reading

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