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  1. Residents taking advantage of assisted dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Prince George Citizen

    Since medical assistance in dying became legal in Canada on June 17, 2016, 59 people within the Northern Health region have used the service. Within the province and its five health authorities that number is considered typical and 74 per cent of those who used the service within Northern Health are those who had an original diagnosis of cancer, followed by cardiovascular disease and respiratory issues, like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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  2. 'This substance will cause death': New euthanasia rules announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Age

    Victoria's health department head will have three days to decide whether to sign off on each bid for voluntary euthanasia when the practice becomes legal in nine months time. Euthanasia drugs will also have to be kept in a steel box with a label affixed warning "this substance will cause death".

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  3. 'No one is ever really ready': Aid-in-dying patient chooses his last dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Sun Journal

    The 50-year-old Seattle man - a former world traveler, triathlete and cyclist - learned he had leukemia five years ago, followed by an even grimmer diagnosis in 2016: a rare form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. An interior and urban designer who legally changed his given name, McQ had been in pain and physical decline for years.

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  4. The hardest part: actually choosing the day of his death. 'No one is ever really ready.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Aaron McQ, 50, posed in his Seattle apartment on Jan. 31. McQ had been battling leukemia and a rare form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, for five years. In November, doctors gave him six months or less to live and confirmed that he qualified to use Washington state's aid-in-dying law.

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  5. Every euthanasia bid to be reviewed by panel of eminent VictoriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Age

    A panel of eminent Victorians will oversee every application for voluntary euthanasia to ensure that people applying for access to a lethal drug are not "under duress" or being influenced by a psychiatric disorder. Respected former Supreme Court Judge Betty King QC , who presided over cases involving Carl Williams and his gangland associates, will be announced on Saturday as the inaugural chair of the voluntary assisted dying review board.

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  6. Every euthanasia bid to be reviewed by panel of eminent VictoriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A panel of eminent Victorians will oversee every application for voluntary euthanasia to ensure that people applying for access to a lethal drug are not "under duress" or being influenced by a psychiatric disorder. Respected former Supreme Court Judge Betty King QC , who presided over cases involving Carl Williams and his gangland associates, will be announced on Saturday as the inaugural chair of the voluntary assisted dying review board.

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  7. Chef's dark past: Star's battle with drugs and 'despair'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    Anthony Bourdain might've been best known for his ability to cook and review food like no one else but it was the way he never shyed away from addressing his dark past that made him a breath of fresh air for most of his fans. Years before the beloved celebrity chef tragically took his own life in a hotel room in Paris, the vibrant and brutually honest personality was lauded for openly talking about his battles with drug addiction, the loneliness fame could bring and dealing with depression.

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  8. Bourdain's dark past of 'despair'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    ANTHONY Bourdain might've been best known for his ability to cook and review food like no one else but it was the way he never shied away from addressing his dark past that made him a breath of fresh air for most of his fans. Years before the beloved celebrity chef took his own life in a hotel room in Paris, the vibrant and brutally honest personality was lauded for openly talking about his battles with drug addiction, the loneliness fame could bring and dealing with depression.

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  9. Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2018 | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    Anthony Bourdain was an American chef, writer and television personality. Among the most popular chef and influential chefs and food personalities of his generation, Bourdain was known for his approach to "street" food found in towns and cities around the world.

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  10. The assisted-dying movement gathers momentum in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | The Economist

    THREE years ago John Radcliffe, a jovial retired lobbyist in Hawaii, was diagnosed with terminal stage four colon and liver cancer. He has since undergone 60 rounds of chemotherapy but doctors suspect he has just six more months to live.

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  11. Terminally ill Puebloans have few end-of-life optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Greenwich Citizen

    Despite Colorado voters passing the End-of-Life Options Act in 2016 to allow those with terminal diseases to secure medical aid-in-dying, there are still few or no options for those seeking the service in Pueblo or southern Colorado. Only two local doctors are known to have prescribed the aid-in-dying medication to their patients since the law went into effect in December 2016, and the pair have written fewer than 10 prescriptions combined.

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  12. US law poses dilemma for dying vets seeking lethal drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Suffering from heart problems, Bob Sloan told his children he wants to use California's new law allowing life-ending drugs for the terminally ill when his disease becomes too advanced to bear. But then the 73-year-old former U.S. Army sergeant learned that because he lives at the Veterans Home of California at Yountville - the nation's largest retirement home for veterans - he must first move out.

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  13. Dying vets cannot use life-ending drugs at many state homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Gillette News-Record

    Air Force veteran Ed Warren, 82, and his wife, Jac Warren, 81, pose for a photo while visiting San Diego to attend the Democrats' annual convention and talk to lawmakers. The couple is voicing opposition to a regulation that requires veterans in state homes to be discharged before they can use a new state law allowing physician-assisted deaths for the terminally ill.

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