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Choosing Not To Eat And Drink: Some Terminally Ill Hasten Death

The choice to stop eating and drinking is a legal and ethical option to hasten death, says end of life counselor Judith Schwarz of Compassion & Choices, an organization that provides support to terminally ill patients. Schwarz discussed voluntary stopping of eating and drinking, or V.S.E.D., with Terry Gross on NPR’s weekday magazine, Fresh Air. […]

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