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Dying-With-Dignity Dilemma: California’s End of Life Option Act Is Being Used More Than Ever—but Not By the State’s Majority-Minority Communities

More critically ill Californians utilized the state’s End of Life Option Act in 2019 than in 2018—but almost all of those who did so were white. That’s the big takeaway from the California Department of Health’s yearly report, released on June 30, on what is sometimes called the death with dignity law. Consider: In 2019, […]