The Insiders: April 15th Edition, Is Physician-Assisted Suicide Right for Iowans?

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IOWA  —  Right to die, death with dignity, compassionate choices, physician-assisted suicide–these are all names for the practice of doctors legally prescribing medications that could help terminally ill patients die.

This is legal in five other states when a person has less than six months to live, and the subject came up at a health care forum with Democratic candidate for governor Fred Hubbell. He said he believes it’s a topic Iowans should discuss.


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