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June 24, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two doctors urged the American Medical Assn. to reconsider its long-standing opposition to physician-assisted suicide as the practice gains favor and captures the attention of the courts. "What business is it of organized medicine to require the continuation of agony when the result is imminent and inevitable?" asked Dr. David P. Carter, a family doctor from Pawtucket, R.I., at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago. In addition, retired Illinois radiologist Ulrich F.
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October 18, 1996 | From Associated Press
Jack Kevorkian helped a woman kill herself and left the body at a hospital Thursday, hours after police confronted the two at a hotel in an apparent attempt to thwart her suicide. Kevorkian dropped off the body at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., handing emergency room workers a paper identifying the deceased as Nancy DeSoto, 55, of Bourbonnais, Ill. His attorney, Geoffrey Fieger, said DeSoto had Lou Gehrig's disease and committed suicide Thursday morning.
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October 4, 1992 | Associated Press
Two psychiatric patients escaped from a hospital and lay down on the tracks in front of a freight train that struck and killed them, an official said Saturday.
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June 24, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two doctors urged the American Medical Assn. to reconsider its long-standing opposition to physician-assisted suicide as the practice gains favor and captures the attention of the courts. "What business is it of organized medicine to require the continuation of agony when the result is imminent and inevitable?" asked Dr. David P. Carter, a family doctor from Pawtucket, R.I., at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago. In addition, retired Illinois radiologist Ulrich F.
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March 14, 1987 | Associated Press
Two young women, one holding a rose and a stuffed animal, the other a photo album, were found dead in a garage, apparently victims of the same method of suicide used by four teen-agers in New Jersey, police said Friday.
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October 18, 1996 | From Associated Press
Jack Kevorkian helped a woman kill herself and left the body at a hospital Thursday, hours after police confronted the two at a hotel in an apparent attempt to thwart her suicide. Kevorkian dropped off the body at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., handing emergency room workers a paper identifying the deceased as Nancy DeSoto, 55, of Bourbonnais, Ill. His attorney, Geoffrey Fieger, said DeSoto had Lou Gehrig's disease and committed suicide Thursday morning.
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October 4, 1992 | Associated Press
Two psychiatric patients escaped from a hospital and lay down on the tracks in front of a freight train that struck and killed them, an official said Saturday.
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March 14, 1987 | Associated Press
Two young women, one holding a rose and a stuffed animal, the other a photo album, were found dead in a garage, apparently victims of the same method of suicide used by four teen-agers in New Jersey, police said Friday.
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