Terminally ill British man in right-to-die court fight
Jul 17, 2017 - ABC
A British man who is terminally ill with motor neuron disease is asking the High Court to let him end his life. Noel Conway is going to court Monday to challenge a ban on assisted suicide, arguing it is incompatible with human rights protections. Conway was diagnosed with the degenerative condition in 2014 and is expected to die within a year. He wishes to be able to enlist assistance to bring about a "peaceful and dignified" death at a time of his choosing. A previous challenge to...
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Jul 16, 2017
More than 70,000 texts have been sent to a terminally ill veteran after word spread that the New Braunfels man was lonely and needed support. Lee Hernandez, a 47-year-old who is now blind and in hospice care, asked his wife to hold his cellphone in case someone called, according to an Arizona news site. He was disappointed when no one reached Read more...
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A terminally ill Army veteran is asking for text messages or phone calls from strangers to help him forget about his excruciating pain. Read more on FOX News.
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BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — The man who inspired the ice bucket challenge to raise millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig’s disease research will have his own medical bills covered for a while. The Salem News reports that Pete Frates and his family are being helped by a new program from the ALS Association that covers the uninsured cost of skilled Read more...
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