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Ira Byock

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Palliative care physician and Director of the Institute for Human Caring at Providence Health & Services in Los Angeles; author of The Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life

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In California, assisted suicide is a felony crime.  So, when 29-year-old  Brittany Maynard  was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she moved to Oregon where it's legal.

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In California, assisted suicide is a felony crime.  So, when 29-year-old Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she moved to Oregon where it's legal.

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