This article looks at the legacy left by Peter Goodwin and his work to pass the Death with Dignity Act. He argued that before passage of this law physicians and patients were already quietly carrying out similar procedures.
This article tells a sad story of a sickly wife and a desperate husband. He first shot and killed his wife and then attempted to take his own life. This illustrates the length that some people will go to in order to end the pain and suffering of a loved one. The Death and Dignity Act is limited to those with health care forcing those without to resort to other alternatives.
This article describes the importance of adult sex education. Education is necessary due to the rising incidences of STD's in older individuals and the additional risks that accompany these diseases in middle adulthood.
How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Approach Death < Death has long been taboo in an American culture that values youth, but an open conversation online can increase our enjoyment of life and understanding of its eventual end.