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More Than a Thousand People Turn Out for Prom of Wisconsin Teen Choosing to Die
Health & Wellness  (tags: Right to Die, Jerika Bolen, spinal muscular atrophy type 2, last wish, Wisconsin, children, disease )

Nancy
- 1028 days ago - usatoday.com
Jerika, a tech-savvy teen with a punk attitude and a love of alternative music, had a final wish âEUR" a special prom, a dance party for friends and family to dress in their "fancy" clothes and celebrate one more time.
Girl, 14, With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Decides to End Her Life: "This Is Enough Pain"
Health & Wellness  (tags: incurable diseases, girls, children, Wisconsin, right to die )

Freya
- 1036 days ago - yahoo.com
This Wisconsin teen suffering from a painful and incurable disease has made a truly heartbreaking conclusion about her treatment. She wants to end her pain, deciding she is ready to die.
Californians With Terminal Illness Now Have The Right To Die On Their Own Terms
Health & Wellness  (tags: Right to Die, California, law, terminal illness )

Nancy
- 1072 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The law was inspired by Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old California resident who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Maynard made national news for her decision to move to Oregon and seek care under that stateâEUR(TM)s right-to-die law.
Ain't The Way To Die
Health & Wellness  (tags: right to die )

Deborah
- 1389 days ago - zdoggmd.com
Good one for sure
Terminally Ill Woman Brittany Maynard Has Ended Her Own Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, right to die, illness, brain cancer, terminal illness, health, humans, disease, ethics, family, Body-Mind-Spirit, news )

Carrie
- 1658 days ago - people.com
Brittany Maynard, who became the public face of the controversial right-to-die movement over the last few weeks, ended her own life Saturday at her home in Portland, Oregon. She was 29.
Pregnant, and Forced to Stay on Life Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, disease, death, forced life support, pregnancy, right to die )

Kit
- 1956 days ago - nytimes.com
Mrs. Munoz was 14 weeks pregnant, the doctor said, and Texas is one of more than two dozen states that prohibit, with varying degrees of strictness, medical officials from cutting off life support to a pregnant patient.
Doctors' Secret for How to Die Right
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, society, end of life care, right to die )

Lynn
- 2037 days ago - alternet.org
He [Dr. Ken Murray] claimed that a vast majority of physicians make dramatically different end-of-life choices than the rest of us. Put simply, most doctors choose comfort and calm instead of aggressive interventions or treatments, ...
Doctors Can Be Stuck Off If They Ignore the Right to Die, GMC to Announce
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, right to die, terminally ill, rights, food, water )

Lone
- 3285 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They must allow the terminally ill to refuse food and water if the patient does not want treatment that prolongs their life and must abide by "living wills" in which patients specify in advance that they do not want to be resuscitated
   

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