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Euthanasia: A need for regulation?

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“Euthanasia” is a word of Greek origin and translates as “good death”. Nowadays this expression is used to define the power of a doctor to, if requested, end the life of an incurable patient in order to cease the pain. This practice is far from being accepted by various countries, of which a majority considers this practice illegal and an offense since it is translated as a wilful homicide. Continua a leggere