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home : lifestyle : health   June 29, 2016

Avoiding a 'bad death'
AP Photo/Gregory Bull Terry Petrovich pauses as she walks her dog on a trail behind her home in Jamul, Calif. Petrovich, who was diagnosed in 2012 with stage four non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, asked her oncologist point blank: “Am I going to count on you to help me achieve a good death?” A number of doctors in California say they feel uneasy about prescribing life-ending drugs for the terminally ill under a new law that went into effect June 9.
AP Photo/Gregory Bull
Terry Petrovich pauses as she walks her dog on a trail behind her home in Jamul, Calif. Petrovich, who was diagnosed in 2012 with stage four non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, asked her oncologist point blank: “Am I going to count on you to help me achieve a good death?” A number of doctors in California say they feel uneasy about prescribing life-ending drugs for the terminally ill under a new law that went into effect June 9.
California now allows life-ending prescriptions for the terminally ill. One woman shares why this makes her happy.
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Health Calendar
Events, fitness classes and support groups.
Thursday, June 23, 2016

'This frees me' - Cooling vest packs ice to keep MS symptoms at bay
A local charity is offering to purchase cooling vests for people in the area who have MS.
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Health Calendar
Upcoming health-related events, fitness classes, screenings and support groups in the Illinois Valley.
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Support group goes digital
DBSA website offers new supplements to mental health therapy.
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Health Calendar
Upcoming health-related events, fitness classes, screenings and support groups.
Thursday, June 9, 2016


 

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