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Updated on Apr 11, 2019. Posted on Apr 10, 2019
In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Updated on Mar 13, 2019. Posted on Oct 3, 2018
Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Gene editing could provide a revolutionary cure for gene-linked diseases. But does it take medicine too far?
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, N.J., funds
Faith in Action, a program using congregations and other community groups to provide greater access to health care for the ill, including those with Alzheimer’s. Doug Smith is program coordinator for Faith in Action, which is based at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers in North America.
The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, formerly the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, is a professional organization with over 50,000 members.
The World Federation of Right to Die Societies links to dozens of right-to-die organizations throughout the world and provides information on the latest developments on the issue.
Dr. J. Cameron Muir is president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, which issued a position statement on Feb. 14, 2007, on “physician-assisted death.”
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