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California lawmakers approve right-to-die legislation

The state Assembly approved legislation Wednesday that would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after an emotional and deeply personal debate, sending the proposal to the Senate that is expected to endorse ...

Sep 09, 2015
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The definitions and dilemmas of brain death

When a patient is declared brain dead, what options are available for family members? Who decides his or her fate? A recent case in California triggered the interest of Syd Johnson, assistant professor of philosophy at Michigan ...

Feb 26, 2014
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Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids: report

Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes ...

Nov 26, 2012
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