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What I Read Online – 10/03/2013 (p.m.)

04 Oct
    • The case, involving an individual suffering psychological problems and trauma,   has revived Belgium’s debate over medical euthanasia as statistics show a   steep year on year increase in the number of patients killed by doctors   after a request to die.
    • A survey released on Wednesday has added to debate after finding that three   quarters of Belgians support the euthanasia of children with incurable   diseases, even without their consent.
    • The survey also found that 79 per cent of Belgians are in favour of extending   the euthanasia law to adults with severe dementia, a condition that raises   problems over the question of consent.

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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