July 2, 2015

The largely unknown condition that puts one million people in the hospital each year

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The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 opinion, says the sedative used in Oklahoma’s lethal injection cocktail does not violate the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment

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An Eye For An Eye

June 25, 2015

The United States wins its case to put bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death as capital punishment comes to a new crossroads

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The Death Treatment

June 17, 2015

When should people with a non-terminal illness be helped to die?

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Issue gained traction after Brittany Maynard moved to Oregon to end her life in November

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The need to mend broken hearts has never been greater. But what if we could simply manufacture a new one? Alex O’Brien studies the legacy of Texan surgeons and artificial hearts

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California Dying

June 2, 2015

Gerald Dworkin: I am finishing the six months a year that I live in California. While here I have been working on the campaign, led by an organization called Compassion and Choices, to get a bill passed by the California legislature–SB128. This is a bill to allow medically-assisted dying in the state of California

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We’re all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing

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