Physician Assisted Suicide NPR's Julie Rovner reports that when congress returns to work, one of the first issues they'll discuss is the legality of physician assisted suicide. At issue is whether federally regulated drugs can be used not only to diminish pain, their intended purpose, but also to end the life of a patient who seeks to be euthanized.
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Physician Assisted Suicide

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Physician Assisted Suicide

Physician Assisted Suicide

Physician Assisted Suicide

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NPR's Julie Rovner reports that when congress returns to work, one of the first issues they'll discuss is the legality of physician assisted suicide. At issue is whether federally regulated drugs can be used not only to diminish pain, their intended purpose, but also to end the life of a patient who seeks to be euthanized.