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Quality of life at the end of life

Newswire

The Life Matters Media Newswire aims to serve as a comprehensive portal of all news related to end of life decision making and care. We aggregate stories from other media outlets in one place- here, where you can access them easily. We also strive to produce original content covering stories we feel are receiving scant attention.


ALS Can’t Break Mr. Connolly’s Spirit

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Imagine speaking to a packed auditorium and slurring your words. Imagine you’re a completely sober high school principal and everyone — students, teachers and parents — is wondering whether you’re drunk or high. Imagine going to the doctor a few weeks later and learning you’re going to slowly lose control […]

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The American Medical Association To Examine Its Opposition To Physician-Assisted Suicide

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Amid a national debate regarding the risks and benefits of physician-assisted suicide, the American Medical Association will examine its decades-long opposition to the controversial practice. A recommendation that the nation’s largest physicians organization maintain its opposition to assisted-suicide was rejected Monday, with delegates at the annual Chicago meeting instead voting […]

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