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As a physician engaged in direct patient care, legislation (A.2383-A/S.3151-A.) that would legalize assisted suicide in New York is of grave concern to me, and I oppose it. So does the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY), the state's principal non-profit professional organization...

The Delaware House of Representatives has put off a vote on a bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide in the state. The Delaware State News reports that the vote was delayed Thursday because a lawmaker reversed support for the legislation. It was the second such delay in three...

The New York Assembly heard testimony that will decide if they should proceed with legislation that would allow for medical aid in dying or physician-assisted suicide. "They should have had the right to choose," Janet Duprey, Former Republican Assemblywoman from Plattsburgh, said. Duprey says her mother suffered...

  Albany, NY - Today, doctors, patients, caregivers and advocates for persons with disabilities will gather in the Legislative Office Building as a show of opposition to legislation (A.2383-A), a bill that would repeal New York's constitutional and long-standing ban on physician-assisted suicide. The Assembly Health...

Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, according to a release from the office of her husband former President George H.W. Bush. CNN reported Sunday that the 92-year-old was in failing health and was being cared for in her Houston home and...

A year after assisted suicide was legalized in the District of Columbia, no one has taken advantage of it. Only two doctors in the US capital have indicated that they are willing to accept patients who want to receive lethal medications and only one hospital...