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California ‘Death with Dignity’ Advocates Launch New Campaign

April 7, 2014 | 10:11 am

California ‘Death with Dignity’ Advocates Launch New Campaign

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Group trying for passage of law — in Legislature or via ballot — to permit physician-assisted suicide. Read more …

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Jahi McMath Update: Teen Doing ‘Much Better Physically,’ Mom Says

February 20, 2014 | 8:02 am

Jahi McMath Update: Teen Doing ‘Much Better Physically,’ Mom Says

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Online message says brain-dead Oakland teenager has improved since being moved from hospital.

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Jahi McMath Lawyer: ‘There’s Always Hope’

January 15, 2014 | 12:59 pm

Jahi McMath Lawyer: ‘There’s Always Hope’

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Attorney says main issue in brain-death case is respecting the rights and beliefs of family.

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Jahi McMath Update: Teen in New Facility, in ‘Very Bad Shape’

January 7, 2014 | 4:00 pm

Jahi McMath Update: Teen in New Facility, in ‘Very Bad Shape’

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The brain-dead teen was taken to an undisclosed location after weeks of legal maneuvering.

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New Medical Exam Ordered for Brain Dead Oakland Girl

December 23, 2013 | 3:00 pm

New Medical Exam Ordered for Brain Dead Oakland Girl

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Judge orders Stanford doctor to conduct tests on Jahi McMath, 13, whom family is seeking to keep alive.

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