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Dr. Marcia Angell on Death with Dignity

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In this news video, Heather Clish remembers the comfort and peace of mind
her father gained from having the option of aid in dying in Oregon. In the
discussion that follows, of Massachusetts’ proposed Death with Dignity
law, Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Marcia Angell speaks in support of aid
in dying. She says when doctors can no longer heal, they have two duties:
to support their patients’ self-determination, and to relieve suffering.