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  • Should terminally ill Californians have the option to end their own lives as patients in Oregon and Washington do?   ... On Oct. 5 Governor Jerry Brown signed the " End of Life Option Act" into law, making California the fifth state to ...
  • ... Kreachbaum and her caregiver husband Terry throw a " life celebration" party with loved ones as the end of her life draws near.   ...
  • ... Kreachbaum had a difficult decision to make towards the end of her life , one that most of us don't want to ponder. ... -- CPR. CPR is a staple of medical TV shows and movies. This is how it's depicted [clip from TV show ], and on ...
  • ... arena. From 1883 to 1916, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Shows toured throughout the United States and presented Americans with a ... power and the creation of Mexican barrios. By the end of the century, 90 percent of the Mexican population lived in a ...
  • ... was diagnosed with frontotemporal degeneration--a form of dementia that's often difficult to diagnose and often confused with ... for her and the hardest part is not knowing when it will end . The life expectancy after diagnosis is anywhere from 2-8 years. But ...
  • ... had passed the committee, proponents released a video of Brittany Maynard attesting to her experience with a terminal brain ... diagnosis and subsequent move to Oregon to utilize its end-of-life law. The proposal to follow in the footsteps of Oregon ...
  • ... summer on an uncelebrated boulevard became a matter of life and death . For me, the summer of 2015 was the ... ash--I needed whatever encouragement I could get. To that end I parked every day not at the hospital but across the street in the ...
  • ... John Whitmarsh' wife is afflicted with a form of dementia called frontotemporal degeneration, or FTD. He shares his story ... degenerative disease. This story is part of our continuing series, " Your Turn to Care ," addressing the emotional ...
  • Like most kids, TV shows impacted my life . In my case, that meant Soupy Sales, The ... I posted a great story from producer TJ Lubinsky at the end of this post. Read on ! - Bohdan Everywhere I turn I'm surrounded by the ...
  • In "Proof of Guilt: Barbara Graham and the Politics of Executing Women in America," ... {"additionalClasses":""}] With her hand on her chin, Barbara Graham listens in Judge Frick's courtroom in 1953. | Los ... underworld. They called her "Bloody Babs." "If any life could be squeezed into a one-dimensional archetype of the bad and ...

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