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Apr 03, 2009

The Fate of Terminally Ill Patients

The Death with Dignity Act, which was approved in November in Washington state, took effect on March 5. Physicians at participating hospitals are now allowed to prescribe lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients who have less than seven months to live under very strict guidelines. Healthcare facilities as well as health providers are divided on this subject, so we'd like to know how you feel.

Do you support the State of Washington's new Death with Dignity Act?

Yes
 
  53.0%
No
 
  27.2%
Undecided
 
  19.8%

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