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Last November, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took commendable action to confront an uncomfortable topic and a horrific reality: Suicide, he said, had become a statewide public health crisis. Calling the state’s sudden spike in suicides “unacceptable” (New York now ranks 5th in the nation), he said that...

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...