The American Medical Association has long opposed assisted suicide. Is that about to change?
During his three decades as an emergency-room doctor, Bob Uslander had never written a prescription for a lethal dose of medication. But then he shifted to geriatric and palliative care, and in 2016, a patient suffering from the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) wanted to use California’s new physician-assisted death law. Uslander was apprehensive. […]
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