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Compassion and Choices

(Barbara Mancini of Philadelphia, right, leaves the office of magisterial district judge James Reiley in Pottsville, Pa. in August 2013 after her preliminary hearing on a charge of aiding a suicide.   Photo by Nick Meyer, used with permission of the Republican-Herald)

Expert Advises Caregivers How To Avoid Assisted-Suicide Entanglements

As a Philadelphia nurse faces up to ten years in prison for allegedly helping her terminally ill father kill himself, an expert on the subject of assisted suicide is warning that the practice is fraught with legal dangers.

09/18/2013