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Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
Tags: Documentary (genre), Palliative Care, Movies, Finance, Heroism
Pompano Beach might be one of the first cities in South Florida to stop killing healthy cats. The city's Animal Control euthanizes an average of 42 feral cats a year, and sends more to Broward County animal shelters — 180 last year — where...
Tags: Social Issues, Broward County, Pompano Beach
Renewing their desire to reduce the number of dogs and cats euthanized in county shelters, Broward commissioners Tuesday pushed forward a host of measures aimed at regulating and reducing the furry population. Commissioners also passed laws Tuesday meant...
With the strokes from three gubernatorial pens, Vermont on Monday became the fourth state in the country to allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients. Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the measure in a state House ceremony in...
Vermont is on track to become the fourth state to allow severely ill patients to end their lives under medical supervision. The state’s House of Representatives voted 75 to 65 on Monday night to approve the “Patient Choice at End of Life&...
firstname.lastname@example.orgReducing obstacles for adoption, decreasing euthanasia rates and increasing the number of animal control field service officers are top priorities listed by Michael Lausen, the recently hired executive director of the Humane Society of Washington County....
According to statistics from the Humane Society of Washington County, which in the past have not been made public, March’s total of 142 adoptions reflects an increase of 43 more than this past February and 48 more than in March 2012. The number...
South Bend's Animal Care and Control is headed in a new direction, including a change in leadership. The director, Gary Libby, was fired earlier this week after 17 years with the department. The city's communication director wouldn't say why Libby was...
Tags: Social Issues
A majority of Americans support the idea of allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of their doctors. For instance, 55% of people questioned for the NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll last year said they were in favor of...
Tags: NPR, Assisted Suicide, Prostate Cancer, Palliative Care, Suicide
There does not seem to be any middle ground on the issue of physician-assisted suicide. In fact, going by the reactions to Friday's column on that topic, there is no support for any ground other than that for the right of individuals to make end-of-life...
Tags: Assisted Suicide, Allentown, Cherryville, Suicide, Nazareth
Savor the victory. The power structure conspired to perpetuate hell for Mildred and Elwood "Woody" Osman of Cherryville, but they prevailed. After 64 years of marriage, Woody took a .38-caliber revolver to the hospice room at Lehigh Valley Hospital in...
Booth Gardner, a two-term Democratic governor who later in life spearheaded a campaign that made Washington the second state in the nation to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill, has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was...
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