A Dying Man’s Wish To Save Others Hits Hospital Ethics Hurdle

(By Karen Shakerdge, Side Effects Public Media in partnership with NPR and Kaiser Health News)

At 44 years old, Dave Adox was facing the end of his two year battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He needed a ventilator to breathe and couldn’t move any part of his body, except his eyes. Once he started to struggle with his eyes — his only way to communicate — Adox decided it was time to die. Continue reading article here…

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