terminal illness

Deaths under Washington’s medical aid in dying program hit new high in 2022

BY: - November 7, 2023

The number of people who chose to take their own lives under the Washington Death with Dignity Act hit a new high in 2022. Last year, 452 terminally ill adults legally obtained lethal doses of medication from a physician and 446 are known to have died, according to the state Department of Health’s annual report […]