A court in the Netherlands on Wednesday acquitted a doctor who had been accused of unlawful euthanasia for administering a lethal injection to a patient with dementia, a case that raised questions about the clarity of the country’s law in such circumstances

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When parents and doctors disagree about life support for a child?

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Dr. Carrie Jurney is on the board of an online organization that works to prevent suicides. It’s called Not One More Vet. This isn’t a mental health support group for veterans — it’s for veterinarians

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Some hospitals and hospices have policies that forbid nurses to be part of the process or even to discuss end-of-life options

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Is Dying at Home Overrated?

September 5, 2019

A palliative care physician struggles with the complex realities of dying at home, and the unintended consequences of making it a societal priority

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Two brothers are combining palliative care expertise, linguistics and AI to encourage more effective conversations between doctors and people receiving end-of-life care

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Dr. Julie Rickard thought her visit to Wisconsin over the Christmas holiday would bring a break from her day job working in suicide prevention in Wenatchee, Wash.

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Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe. They aimed to answer a taboo question: When they feel they have lived long enough, how can they carry out their own swift and peaceful death?

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