News

  Dr. Brian Callister joins the Heidi Harris show to share what happened on Monday at the Nevada Senate Health Committee Hearing on SB 165.  He explains how two of his patients, one from Oregon and the other from California, were denied coverage for curable treatment...

The proposed “End-of-Life Option Act” being considered by the Maryland legislature isolates persons with terminal illness at a time when doctors, nurses and other health team members seek to stand in solidarity with their patients and their families to deliver compassionate quality care (“Retired radio...

Assisted suicide can lead to 'inhumane' deaths when the drugs don't work quickly enough or cause unpleasant side effects, experts have warned. The practice is hotly debated but illegal in the UK, but it's legal in some US states, Canada and European countries including the Netherlands...

For the past five years, advocates of physician-assisted suicide (PAS) have tried and failed to pass legislation that legalizes the practice in Maryland. Proponents of PAS are back again with the same dangerous, unethical, discriminatory, unnecessary and hopelessly flawed bill. As a physician who has...

Senate President Steve Sweeney exercised his bullying tactics in Trenton replacing two "no" votes on a Senate committee with himself and another "yes" vote in order to push the Physician Assisted Suicide bill through committee. He was actually quoted in our news report saying that the...

As a practicing physician and medical school professor with more than 30 years of experience, I know firsthand that hospice and palliative care are wonderful and underutilized resources for the terminally and chronically ill. One should also note that refusing medical interventions and medications at...

Even in our modern age of miraculous scientific advancements, some medical professionals are working to drag us back to the dark ages. In a recent collaborative opinion article, Doctors Josh Bloom and Henry Miller used the horrors of Alzheimer’s disease as the case in point...

Assisted suicide opponents are accusing Democrats in New Jersey of manipulating the legislative process to pass the controversial bill. On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Health, Human Services, and Seniors voted 6-3 to advance legislation that would allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to patients diagnosed...