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If there is any doubt that the legalization of assisted suicide has changed the ethos of medicine, that question should be settled by Craig and Dzeng’s article, “How Should Physicians Care for Dying Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis?” As psychiatrists and ethicists, we appreciate Craig...

In a special interview with the widow of former US Marine JJ Hanson who succumbed to terminal brain cancer after living three years past what the docs expected, we cover the very difficult topic of the so-called "Right to Die." I interviewed JJ on NJ...

  It is problematic to argue that euthanasia is a logical progression to the Advance Medical Directive and, therefore, mercy killing should be decriminalised (Calls for abolition of euthanasia offence, death penalty, S377A; Oct 25). The Advance Medical Directive is a written document that contains one's wishes...