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Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Way to Hasten Death as an End-of-Life Option

Carla Calogero has an important article in the spring 2018 Newsletter of the Washington State Bar Association Real Property Probate & Trust section: Voluntary Stopping Eating and  Drinking: A Way to Hasten Death  as an End-of-Life Option." Cologero explains why estate … Continue reading

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Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking is Legal—And Ethical—For Terminally Ill Patients Looking to Hasten Death

he ASCO Post, in partnership with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), communicates news of evidence-based multidisciplinary cancer care to a broad audience of 30,000 oncology professionals and ASCO members.  Professor Pope authors a monthly Law and Ethics in … Continue reading

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Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Practical Approach for Long-Term Care Facilities

David Gruenwald has just published "Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Practical Approach for Long-Term Care Facilities" in the Journal of Palliative Medicine. "Some residents of long-term care (LTC) facilities with lethal or serious chronic illnesses may express a wish to … Continue reading

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AP Study: Consumer Drinking Water Flooded with Phamceuticals

According to a recent investigation by the Associated Press, "U.S. manufacturers, including major drugmakers, have legally released at least 271 million pounds of pharmaceuticals into waterways that often provide drinking water – contamination the federal government has consistently overlooked." "Federal … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Drink of My Life: The Consequences of Underage Drinking

“I’ll never get caught.” This is the invincible mindset of most young people who engage in underage drinking. Because of that mentality, the mental calculation of the consequences of getting charged with underage drinking isn’t considered. Combating underage drinking begins … Continue reading

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