Euthanasia (from Greek: εὐθανασία; "good death": εὖ, eu; "well" or "good" –
θάνατος, thanatos; "death") is the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to
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Jul 23, 2013 ... In a decision whose shockwaves would ripple from coast to coast, and mark a
milestone in the history of euthanasia in America, Haiselden ...
A General History of Euthanasia. What we would term euthanasia, has been both
practised and condemned by various cultures and civilasions since time ...
History of Euthanasia. About 400 B.C. - The Hippocratic Oath (By the "Father of
Medicine' Greek physician Hippocrates). "I will give no deadly medicine to any ...
August 03 , 1941: Münster Bishop Clemns von Galen publicly denounced the Nazi program of euthanasia
for the mentally unfit. Von Galen was along a thorn in the side of the Nazi regime and it was later discovered that they had planned on eliminating him when they achieve... More »
Mar 3, 2009 ... Mention the term "euthanasia," and the first thing most people think of is the epic
assisted suicide battle of the 1990s starring Jack "Doctor ...
The word euthanasia translates from Greek roots as "good death." The Oxford
English Dictionary states that the original meaning, "a gentle and easy death,"
Nov 15, 1994 ... Debates about the ethics of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide date from
ancient Greece and Rome. After the development of ether, ...
Ann Intern Med. 1994 Nov 15;121(10):793-802. The history of euthanasia
debates in the United States and Britain. Emanuel EJ(1). Author information:
In this first book to explore the history of euthanasia worldwide since classical
antiquity, distinguished historian Ian Dowbiggin exposes the many disturbing ...