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A Growing Number Of Coloradans Asked For Medical Aid In Dying Prescriptions Last Year

Emergency room doctor Harry Calvino’s wife Antje was among the 125 Coloradans who got prescriptions for drugs to help them die last year. That’s up some 74 percent from from the previous year, according to a recent state report. Most … Continue reading

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Colorado physician says it’s time to improve the end of life in America

The end of life is a time often filled with grief and may be made even more difficult by the system that’s supposed to help. A new report by the Institute of Medicine called “Dying in America,” says it’s time … Continue reading

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