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Is the AMA Right in Saying Medical Aid in Dying is Incompatible With a Doctor’s Role?

There is currently strident debate in Virginia about legalizing medical aid in dying.* Recently the American Medical Association has reaffirmed it’s code of ethics, saying “physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer.” Several states have passed legislation to legalize medical aid in dying, or will not…

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There are many influences that impact our health. Certainly poverty is associated with poor health – but it seems the shock of suddenly becoming impoverished is a health hazard of its own.   Researchers at Northwest University looked at the finances and health of 9,000 subjects between 51 and 61…

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