Clear thinking on the end-of-life debate

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Living and Dying Well explores the complexities surrounding the debate on 'assisted dying' and other end-of-life issues.

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Forget 'assisted dying', we need a debate about dying

There has been too much focus on what is being called a 'right to die' and too little thought given to understanding what dying is and how we deal with it

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Policy area: MedicineSociety

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Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon in 2015

The latest report from Oregon on that State's physician-assisted suicide law reveals another substantial rise in such deaths and an even larger rise in the number of prescriptions for lethal drugs issued

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Policy area: The LawOverseas

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No legal basis for normalising suicide

Laws are more than just regulatory instruments: they send social messages

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Policy area: The LawParliament