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Death with Dignity

As an experienced emergency-medicine physician, I believe we should do everything we can to avoid deaths filled with suffering and fear. For those terminally ill patients who can qualify, our state’s Death with Dignity law allows them the option to … Continue reading

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Pharmaceutical Sciences

When Maha Haq’s mother caught her smoking marijuana as a teenager, it changed her life forever. “My mom is a clinical researcher, an academic, so she told me I had to present a defense of why I was smoking,” Haq … Continue reading

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Social Workers

One of the hardest yet most vital actions social workers can take is to step back and allow crossover youth, their families, and their communities take the lead in voicing what is best for them, Gilbreath says. “Those closest to … Continue reading

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Grand Rising

Do you feel the current protests in response to George Floyd’s killing have exposed systemic racism in a new way? Do you think there will be real change? I don’t think systemic racism was exposed more this time than in … Continue reading

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Disability Challenges

“It feels like you’re an after thought or you weren’t thought about at all.” In addition to custody concerns, disabled parents also face access barriers in society as a whole. School events, transportation, stores and community centers often aren’t accessible … Continue reading

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