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Pets are similar to people in many ways. They can have most of the same types of medical conditions as people. Consequently, like people, some pets live long enough to die of natural causes related to old age. However, others will become ill prematurely....
The Winchester SunThe Right Rev. Chilton Knudsen, the interim assisting bishop of the Lexington Diocese of the Episcopal Church, spoke at the third installment of Emmanuel Episcopal Church’s Lenten lecture series on ethics. Knudsen emphasized the importance of...
Tags: Assisted Suicide, Values, Ethics, Suicide, Religion and Belief
“If a baseball player strikes out, grounds out or pops out seven times out of ten, he’s still the guy you want at the plate at the bottom of the ninth with a tie score and the bases loaded, but with No Child Left Behind (NCLB), if you’re...
I can remember the first time I learned about euthanasia. I was in high school and had been given an assignment to write a research paper about a controversial topic. I told a classmate that I had chosen to write about euthanasia. My classmate...
Vermont is on track to become the fourth state to allow severely ill patients to end their lives under medical supervision. The state’s House of Representatives voted 75 to 65 on Monday night to approve the “Patient Choice at End of Life&...
email@example.comReducing obstacles for adoption, decreasing euthanasia rates and increasing the number of animal control field service officers are top priorities listed by Michael Lausen, the recently hired executive director of the Humane Society of Washington County....
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Conservation, Finance, Sociology, Culture
According to statistics from the Humane Society of Washington County, which in the past have not been made public, March’s total of 142 adoptions reflects an increase of 43 more than this past February and 48 more than in March 2012. The number...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND – Long before Valerie Schey was elected to the Common Council, she had ideas about how to better manage the city's Department of Animal Care and Control, which she felt was putting down too many cats, dogs and other animals. Now, she's...
South Bend's Animal Care and Control is headed in a new direction, including a change in leadership. The director, Gary Libby, was fired earlier this week after 17 years with the department. The city's communication director wouldn't say why Libby was...
Tags: Social Issues
A majority of Americans support the idea of allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of their doctors. For instance, 55% of people questioned for the NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll last year said they were in favor of...
Tags: NPR, General Practitioners, Prostate Cancer, BBC, Suicide
Booth Gardner, a two-term Democratic governor who later in life spearheaded a campaign that made Washington the second state in the nation to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill, has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was...
There does not seem to be any middle ground on the issue of physician-assisted suicide. In fact, going by the reactions to Friday's column on that topic, there is no support for any ground other than that for the right of individuals to make end-of-life...
Nov 9, 2012 |Story| Winchester Sun
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Oct 19, 2010 |Story| Interior Journal
Mar 18, 2011 |Story| Winchester Sun
May 14, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 12, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
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May 3, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 11, 2013 |Story| WSBT-TV
Apr 11, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 16, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 26, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
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