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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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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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Agreement causes confusion about physician obligations to patients in end-of-life care – Vermont Biz


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Agreement causes confusion about physician obligations to patients in end-of-life care
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The case sought to weaken the physicians' duty to inform patients about all of their end-of-life care options. The groups oppose the Consent Agreement because it causes confusion about physician obligations to patients under Vermont law. "Act 39

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University of Vermont launches end of life care program – VTDigger – vtdigger.org

University of Vermont launches end of life care program – VTDigger
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Burlington, VT (July 18, 2017)—Developed in association with the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, UVM and Cabot Creamery have …

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Groups Praise Dismissal of Lawsuit to Undermine Vermont Patient End-of-Life Law – vtdigger.org

Groups Praise Dismissal of Lawsuit to Undermine Vermont Patient End-of-Life Law
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(Rutland, VT – April 6, 2017) Compassion & Choices and Patient Choices Vermont praised a federal judge's ruling to dismiss a lawsuit brought by religious groups seeking to undermine Vermont's Patient Choice at End of Life Act (a/k/a Act 39). The law

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Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge to Vermont’s End Of Life Law – Vermont Public Radio

Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge to Vermont's End Of Life Law
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In 2013, the Vermont Legislature passed Act 39, which gave doctors the authority to prescribe medicine to a terminally ill patient to end his or her life. And the Department of Health later issued a the Patient's Bill of Rights that spells out that a

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Vermont Governor Who Backed End-Of-Life Law Reveals Own Dad Died With Aid – WBUR


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Vermont Governor Who Backed End-Of-Life Law Reveals Own Dad Died With Aid
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The 60-year-old governor publicly revealed for the first time that the death of his father, George, in 2014 came with the help of the state's end-of-life law that Shumlin had long lobbied for and signed a year earlier. “I never thought my dad would be

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Vermont governor discloses his father used state’s end-of-life law – STAT


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Vermont governor discloses his father used state's end-of-life law
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In a farewell address Wednesday, outgoing Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin revealed that his father took advantage of the state's end-of-life law, just a year after Shumlin signed the measure. Shumlin's father, George, died in April 2014 at 88. In a
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Dennis McCullough, A Pioneer In End-Of-Life ‘Slow Medicine’, Dies At 72 – Vermont Public Radio


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Dennis McCullough, A Pioneer In End-Of-Life 'Slow Medicine', Dies At 72
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Dr. Dennis McCullough and his wife Pamela Harrison in the 1970s. The couple met when McCullough was attending Harvard Medical School; he would later bring his ideas about end-of-life care to the retirement community Kendal at Hanover in New …

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Vermont End-of-Life Choice Law Working Well at the Three-Year Mark – vtdigger.org

Vermont End-of-Life Choice Law Working Well at the Three-Year Mark
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Montpelier, VT– End-of-life choice advocates today honored the three-year anniversary of Vermont's Patient Choice at the End-of-Life law, which was signed into law by Governor Peter Shumlin on May 20, 2013. Known as Act 39, the law allows a terminally

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