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Cancer Medicine is Failing Us

Cancer is the #1 diagnosis for those taking advantage of medical (or physician) aid in dying. This could be simply because the prognosis (to achieve the required six months or less to live) is more predictable than other diseases. This…

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Endgame

Endgame is an award-winning documentary following the lives of people contemplating a medically assisted suicide in Switzerland. Tt shows the speed and ease of the intravenous method of medically assisted suicide used at Lifecircle. By controlling a valve, the patient…

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Her Time

By Katie Engelhart, The California Sunday Magazine, March 20, 2019 The story of Debra Koosed who was diagnosed with dementia at 65 and applied to end her life through the Final Exit Network (FEN). After a devastating accident years before,…

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End of Life Options

U~T San Diego Community Spotlight, U~T San Diego Radio | Mins: 27:57 Drew Schlossberg interviews Faye Girsh, President and Barry Price, Vice-President Hear the Hemlock Society of San Diego program about end of life choices and having a peaceful death.

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End of Life Decisions

KFMB "It's Your Money and Your Life" podcast with Faye Girsh and Dr. Bob Uslander, Integrated MD Care. Faye and Dr. Bob were interviewed by Rick Payne. Listen to the podcast discussing end of life decisions: https://iymoney.com/audio/2018-faye-girsh-bob-uslander.mp3

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Die Like a Dog

By Joseph Pierre, Psychiatrist - in Aeon May 15, 2018 "Indeed, the American Veterinary Medical Association Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals (2013) acknowledges that ‘there is no consensus on when it is appropriate to let [a] life go’, but…

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Final Exit

No one disputes that it’s against the law to take another person’s life, but is it against the law to sit with someone and watch while they commit suicide? We meet an elderly woman who sneaks around the country as…

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Why I Hope to Die at 75

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, The Atlantic, October 2014 "Americans may live longer than their parents, but they are likely to be more incapacitated. Does that sound very desirable? Not to me." Ezekiel J. Emanuel The compression of morbidity "...this theory postulates…

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