Where is the worst place in the world to be a doctor?
Michael Cook | 20 September 2011 |
At least in Niger and Afghanistan, doctors are supposed to save lives, not take them. Not so in the Netherlands.
Too much information?
Margaret Somerville | 23 August 2011 |
tags: censorship, euthanasia, patients' rights
The PR department of a hospital thought so, but patients are entitled to consider all sides of an issue such as euthanasia.
Michael Cook | 05 July 2011 |
Are supporters of legalised euthanasia willing to listen to reason? Maybe not.
Belgian surgeons welcome euthanasia organs
Michael Cook | 18 June 2011 |
tags: Belgium, euthanasia, organ transplants
For some patients, donating vital organs is said to make their lives meaningful.
Is there a “duty to die”?
David van Gend | 27 March 2011 |
tags: Australia, euthanasia
Should "unproductive burdens" on society do the right thing by the rest of us and make an early exit?
Three ways of dying
Michael Cook | 08 March 2011 |
tags: Africa, euthanasia, India, US
How three women from three countries are dealing with mortality on International Women's Day.
Even euthanasia has its funny side
Michael Cook | 03 March 2011 |
The world's most famous euthanasia activist is thinking about moving into stand-up comedy.
Michael Cook | 09 February 2011 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, Hawaii
This week a committee of the Hawaii Senate voted to shelve a bill for physician-assisted suicide after listening to emotional public testimony. Here are some of the stories.
Chevalier in the fight for human dignity
Michael Cook | 02 November 2010 |
tags: euthanasia, France, human dignity, locked-in syndrome
France has just given its highest dignity to a courageous woman who battled locked-in syndrome and quadriplegia to fight for the disabled.
Suicide is not an option, ever
Cristina Alarcon | 21 October 2010 |
tags: Canada, euthanasia, freedom, suicide
Those who believe that legal assisted suicide and euthanasia will assure their "choice" are naive.
A slippery slope to forced euthanasia?
Bill Muehlenberg | 05 October 2010 |
Pressure for legalising euthanasia has been stepped up in Australia by the pro-euthanasia Greens.
Solidarity in suffering
Monique David | 16 September 2010 |
tags: euthanasia, palliative care, right to die
The euthanasia pot is being stirred again in Canada. A personal testimony shows how wrong this move would be.
Is pain relief a human right?
Margaret Somerville | 07 September 2010 |
tags: euthanasia, pain
It is an outrage that patients in developing countries often cannot get relief for extreme pain.
We need a society which cares, not kills
Erik Leipoldt | 14 July 2010 |
tags: disability, ethics of care, euthanasia
A quadriplegic who has just published a book on attitudes to euthanasia in the Netherlands and Australia asks whether it should be legalised in a caring society.
The unstoppable expansion of justifications of euthanasia
Margaret Somerville | 24 March 2010 |
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia
Will euthanasia and assisted suicide need any moral justification at all if they are ever legalised?