Brittany Maynard News
Brittany Maynard's Family Looks Back After Year-Long Fight to Pass 'Death-With-Dignity' Bill
The family of Brittany Maynard is speaking out one day after California Governor Jerry Brown approved controversial "right-to-die" legislation. Today also marks the one-year anniversary of Maynard's public battle to pass the legislation. Maynard, who suffered from brain cancer, grabbed headlines
Family Looks Back at Brittany Maynard ’s Fight After California ‘Death With Dignity ’ Law Passes
Brittany Maynard died last year after bringing attention to “aid-in-dying” legislation.
California Medical Association Changes Aid-in-Dying Position
The California Medical Association, which for decades has been against a law allowing physicians to help patients with terminal illnesses die, announced today that is has become the first state medical association in the U.S. to change this position. "As physicians, we want to provide the best care
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. ‘ Dancing With the Stars ’ 2015 Finale: And the Winner of the Mirror Ball Trophy Is After 10 weeks of grueling practice and competition and one final round of competition, Rumer Willis was declared the winner of season
California Single Mom Fights for Right to Die
Christy O'Donnell doesn't want to die, but she doesn't want to spend the rest of her good days fearing the painful death that awaits her as she struggles with terminal cancer, she said. "The most likely way that I’m going to die with the lung cancer is that my left lung will fill with fluid, I’ll
Single Mom Sues California For Right to Die
Christy O'Donnell, 46, was diagnosed with terminal stage four cancer in June 2014.
Terri Schiavo: 10 Years After Her Death 'End of Life' Debate Rages On
Ten years after the death of Terri Schiavo , the debate over when to end the life of someone catastrophically ill rages on. Terri Schindler Schiavo collapsed at home in the early morning hours of Feb. 25, 1990, according to the Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Foundation started by her parents, Robert and
Brittany Maynard's Family Releases New Video in Support of Right-to-Die Legislation
Nearly four months after Brittany Maynard's death, her family has released a video of her testimony for a right-to-die bill in California . She recorded it before her death, and it was presented today to the California legislature ahead of a Senate committee vote. Maynard, a 29-year-old newlywed
Brittany Maynard's Family Releases New Video In Support of Right To Die Legislation
Brittany Maynard's family released her right to die testimony for the California legislature in a new video.
The Email Brittany Maynard Sent On the Last Day of Her Life
Brittany Maynard , the cancer patient who battled for the right to die with dignity last month, sent out an email to a woman she never met just hours before ending her life. The email was sent to Barbara Mancini of Philadelphia who had sent Maynard a message a few days earlier, but did not expect