Bay Area doctors quietly grappling with end-of-life law role – The Mercury News


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Bay Area doctors quietly grappling with end-of-life law role
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As Bay Area doctors decide how to navigate the role they'll take in California's end-of-life law, even those who support it for their patients aren't exactly …

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UCSF sued for refusing to help woman die – The Mercury News


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UCSF sued for refusing to help woman die
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In what may be the first-of-its-kind lawsuit related to California's End of Life Option Act, the family of a San Francisco terminally ill cancer patient is suing the UC San Francisco Medical Center alleging that her physician and the system

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A California company wants you to Facebook chat with a robot about your death – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer


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A California company wants you to Facebook chat with a robot about your death
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Talking about the end of life is tough. For younger people, often less mindful of life's fragility, it can be even more difficult. Now, a company called LifeFolder is hoping that people reluctant to think about their own mortality may be more willing

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A Terminal Tug of War – U.S. News & World Report


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A Terminal Tug of War
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And yet, these same commentators seem to have a touching faith in the ability of distant courts and hospital ethics boards to choose what surely everyone desires for themselves and their loved ones: A course of action that errs on the side of hope and

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“End of Life Matters” Workshop to be Offered Free of Charge to the Community – FOX 15

End of Life Matters” Workshop to be Offered Free of Charge to the Community
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St. Patrick Catholic Church and Hospice of Acadiana (HOA) are partnering to provide free workshops to the community focused on end-of-life issues. End of Life Matters, presented by Reverend Keith LaBove, will explore basic church teaching on

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Family of terminally-ill cancer patient file end-of-life lawsuit against … – KTVU San Francisco


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Family of terminally-ill cancer patient file end-of-life lawsuit against …
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The family of a terminally ill cancer patient has filed a lawsuit against UCSF Medical Center alleging the hospital misled their loved one into believing they would …

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Family of terminally-ill cancer patient file end-of-life lawsuit against UCSF – KTVU San Francisco

Family of terminally-ill cancer patient file end-of-life lawsuit against UCSF
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SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – The family of a terminally ill cancer patient has filed a lawsuit against UCSF Medical Center alleging the hospital misled their loved one into believing they would assist in providing aid-in-death under the state's End of Life

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Woman’s Family Sues UCSF For Not Assisting Her End of Life – NBC Bay Area


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Woman's Family Sues UCSF For Not Assisting Her End of Life
NBC Bay Area
Judy Dale's family is filing a lawsuit against UCSF, claiming her doctors misled her about participating in California's End of Life Option Act. Dale's family said she asked her doctors to help her end her life. The lawsuit claims the doctors didn't

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Bay Area doctors learn to navigate California’s right-to-die law – The Mercury News


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Bay Area doctors learn to navigate California's right-to-die law
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Dr. Kathryn Shade supports California's right-to-die law and has helped a dozen Bay Area residents with terminal illnesses end their lives by taking a lethal dose of drugs. But most of the Los Gatos physician's patients probably have no idea she has

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Rostrevor community set plan for new end-of-life care service – BBC News


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Rostrevor community set plan for new end-of-life care service
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A residents' group in Rostrevor, County Down, is aiming to set up a new community-run service for dying patients with a terminal illness. It would see palliative care nurses working overnight in Rostrevor, Warrenpoint and Burren. The committee chair

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