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By: FRANCIS KANE March 8, 2015 In the ancient oath of Hippocrates that physicians at one time swore by, the central promise reads thus: “I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody if asked for nor will I offer counsel for it.” Since the oath is...

By: ALANE K. CAPEN, COLUMNIST March 4, 2015 The Maryland legislature will be considering a bill, the Richard E. Israel and Roger “Pip” Moyer Death with Dignity Act. What it really talks about is physician-assisted suicide. The issue is emotionally charged and polarizing. It also misses an important...