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Accessing Drugs for Medical Aid-in-Dying

By Catherine Offord | August 17, 2017

A fraught market for the barbiturates prescribed to terminally ill patients who choose to end their lives has physicians turning to options outside big pharma.

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image: Interactive Infographic: State Laws for Medical Aid-in-Dying

Interactive Infographic: State Laws for Medical Aid-in-Dying

By Catherine Offord | August 17, 2017

In six states and the District of Columbia, terminally ill patients can get a perscription for a life-ending drug, and several additional states are considering legalizing the practice.

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image: Interactive Infographic: The Global Business of Dying

Interactive Infographic: The Global Business of Dying

By Catherine Offord | August 17, 2017

Throughout the world, laws governing how terminally ill patients can choose to die vary widely.

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image: To Kill a Lab Rat

To Kill a Lab Rat

By Kerry Grens | November 4, 2014

Some institutions are changing their protocols for rodent euthanasia, as research finds there may be more humane methods.

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