Vermont’s End-Of-Life Law, 4 Years On | Vermont Public Radio – Vermont Public Radio


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Vermont's End-Of-Life Law, 4 Years On | Vermont Public Radio
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Live call-in discussion: It's been four years since Vermont started allowing terminally ill patients to seek the help of a doctor to end their own lives.

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Aid In Dying Group Releases Early Numbers On Life-Ending Prescriptions For 2017 – Colorado Public Radio


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Aid In Dying Group Releases Early Numbers On LifeEnding Prescriptions For 2017
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They base the estimates on inquires to their consultation service and information from providers. Kat West, the group's national director of policy and programs, says based on statistics from other states with similar laws, perhaps two third of those

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Vermont Medical Society Shifts End-Of-Life Policy – Vermont Public Radio


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Vermont Medical Society Shifts End-Of-Life Policy
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And the organization never updated its official policy on end-of-life care after the law passed in 2013. Vermont Medical Society President Trey Dobson says the new policy recognizes that doctors have the legal right to help a patient end his or her

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This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes – Northeast Indiana Public Radio


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This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes
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The roast turkey and pecan pie may be the same as always, but growing numbers of families plan to add a tradition to their Thanksgiving holiday this week: a frank talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. Paul Malley, president of Aging with

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Pope addresses end-of-life issues – Vatican Radio


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Pope addresses end-of-life issues
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(Vatican Radio) When faced with the new challenges that arise with regard to β€œend-of-life” issues, β€œthe categorical imperative is to never abandon the sick.” In a letter to participants in the European Regional Meeting of the World Medical Association
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Pope Francis says it may be 'permissible' to stop treating dying patientsDaily Sabah
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Many Avoid End-Of-Life Care Planning, Study Finds – Boise State Public Radio


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Many Avoid End-Of-Life Care Planning, Study Finds
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"At the moment, I'm very healthy," Morrison says. If he were to become ill or have a serious accident, he'd want to weigh life-saving interventions against the quality of life he could expect afterwards. "If it were an end-of-life scenario, I don't
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Approximately One In Three US Adults Completes Any Type Of Advance Directive For End-Of-Life Care – Health AffairsHealth Affairs

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Mon 8:30 | Local Authors Prepare Guide For End-of-Life Care – Jefferson Public Radio


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Mon 8:30 | Local Authors Prepare Guide For End-of-Life Care
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… OUT of the world. Kate Riley is certified as a death midwife, dedicated to making dying people and their loved ones comfortable with the process of dying. She is the author of a book about her mother's death, Launching Vee's Chariot: An End-of-Life

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Authors Of California’s End-Of-Life Law Say Drug Costs, Access Must Be Examined – Capital Public Radio News


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Authors Of California's End-Of-Life Law Say Drug Costs, Access Must Be Examined
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One year after California's end-of-life law went into effect, the bill's authors said it's gradually being accepted by patients and doctors, but can be improved. Former State Sen. Lois Wolk of Davis said more medical training for doctors and nurses is

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End Of Life Report: Looking Back A Year After Aid In Dying Law’s Enactment – Capital Public Radio News


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End Of Life Report: Looking Back A Year After Aid In Dying Law's Enactment
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Kat West is the National Director of Policy & Programs at Compassion & Choices, the organization behind the report. She explains what California has learned from its first year offering End of Life medications and what adjustments will be made in the
California Medical Aid In Dying Law Marks One Year Anniversary …Public News Service
Group: At least 504 Californians got life-ending prescriptions89.3 KPCC

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What you need to know when making end-of-life health-care decisions for family, yourself – St. Louis Public Radio


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What you need to know when making end-of-life health-care decisions for family, yourself
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On Tuesday's St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh discussed the importance of advance care planning for end-of-life decisions with two people in the St. Louis community who aid families in making these difficult decisions all the time: Brian Carpenter, …

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