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Dying wishes expected to be decided on November ballot
- It’s not often that voters face a moral question like the one expected on November’s ballot: Should terminally ill patients have the right to get a fatal prescription? It’s up to the people of Massachusetts.
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- Suffolk University survey asked whether, given soaring medical costs, seniors should be allowed to choose to die.
Opinion - ‘You’ve got cancer’
- MY MOTHER was diagnosed with colon cancer in May, 1992. It was a Friday afternoon; she’d been admitted to the hospital with a high fever. There would be more tests the following week, but it looked as if the cancer had spread.
A small gathering of mourners recently joined together to pay their respects to a deceased loved one by scattering her ashes in Boston Harbor. This type of service has been a growing trend recently.