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Monthly Archive for April, 2022

U.K. lacks aid in dying laws -more suicides People with severe and potentially terminal health conditions are more than twice as likely to take their own lives than the general population, new data from the British Office for National Statistics (ONS) published today ( 20 April 2022) has indicated. The ONS examined suicide rates among […]

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The Oregon Death with Dignity Act (DWDA), ¬†passed by referendum in 1998, allows terminally ill Oregonians who meet specific qualifications to end their lives through voluntary self-administration of a lethal dose of medications prescribed by a physician for that purpose. ¬†In 2021, 383 people were reported to have received prescriptions under the DWDA. As of […]

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