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Should Physician Assisted Suicide be Legalized?

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  Oregon and Washington have legalized physician-assisted suicide and now Vermont is considering this option as well. Since 1998 in the state of Oregon there have been 1050 requests for doctor-assisted suicide and of those 673 have taken their lives. Both the patient's primary care physician and a consulting doctor must agree and patients must administer...

What Does Your Doctor Worry About?

submitted by: admin on 01/20/2015
An article published in WebMd in December of 2014 interviewed 21,000 MDs to see what they worried about in making decisions about patient care. Issues included assisted suicide, abortion, patient confidentiality, medical mistakes, financial matters, sexual relationships, reporting incompetent doctors, and using placebos.  Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki discuss...