Author: Kristen Hanson

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates have increased in almost every state over a nearly 20-year period ending in 2016, with almost 45,000 lives lost to the tragedy that year.  Stories of survival save lives The shocking news of Kate Spade’s and Anthony Bourdain’s deaths...

Opponents of what’s sometimes called assisted suicide said the suspension “now opens the door to a discussion about how to better care for people at the end of their lives.” “Halting the law likewise has the benefit of protecting a great many vulnerable people against deadly...

  A great opinion piece by Jamie Hale begins with a photo of two women in wheelchairs, seated in front of several artful props that suggest a graveyard. The photo has a caption above and below: I can seeno safeguards to prevent people beingpressured into ending their lives....