BC-US--Aging America,ADVISORY, US

Editors:

The latest installment of Aging America, the joint AP-APME project looking at the aging of the baby boomers and its impact on society, moved Friday for immediate use.

AGING AMERICA-ASSISTED SUICIDE

HARTFORD, Conn. — A push for the legalization of physician-assisted suicide is under way in a half dozen states including Connecticut, where proponents say they see strong support for allowing doctors to prescribe mentally competent, dying individuals with the medications needed to take their own lives. By Susan Haigh.

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