Latest Disability rights Stories

2012-08-28 23:04:32

Explosive Four-Year Growth Allows Disability Group, the Nation´s Premier Disability Advocacy Group, to Achieve this Honor for the Fourth Year in a Row Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Disability Group, Inc., the nation´s premier disability advocacy group, today announced that Inc. magazine ranked Disability Group on its 31st annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most...

2012-07-09 23:00:21

National disability rights organization´s video stories are dispatches from people with disabilities who report from the frontlines of healthcare, highlighting the need for best practices in ACA implementation. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 The Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) announces release of a new video series, Healthcare Stories, as part of its ongoing campaign for healthcare justice for people with disabilities, many of whom will only benefit fully...

2012-05-29 10:04:27

“What people are afraid of is dying badly rather than actually dying”. Iñaki Olaizola has observed how Basque society feels about euthanasia and the process of dying, and how the perception has changed since the 1970s. For this purpose, he interviewed all kinds of people and has been able to conclude that the fear of dying badly is widespread. In his thesis, defended at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), he stressed the need to guarantee a dignified...

2011-11-15 20:08:09

A report commissioned by the Royal Society of Canada, and published today in the journal Bioethics, claims that assisted suicide should be legally permitted for competent individuals who make a free and informed decision, while on both a personal and a national level insufficient plans and policies are made for the end of life. End-of-life decision-making is an issue wrapped in controversy and contradictions for Canadians. The report found that most people want to die at home, but few do;...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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