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Medical Ethics

Mercy killing: gauging support

RESULTS from a ground-breaking survey aimed at gauging public perceptions on the controversial subject of euthanasia are expected to be released soon.

Sunday, 9 May, 1999, 12:00am

Doctors 'closing ranks' on deaths

Doctors have been accused of closing ranks to protect each other over the deaths of five babies born with severe brain damage at Princess Margaret Hospital over the past two years.

Parents say they have been unable to find a doctor to look into the cases so they can bring claims of negligence to court.

26 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Fringe beliefs probed for insight into ethnic mental illness

Voodoo, fundamentalist Christianity and other spiritual beliefs are being investigated by health officials in an attempt to understand what they can offer in the treatment of mental illness in Britain's Afro-Caribbean communities.

28 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Families hurt by suicides

Ever since I was small, it seemed hard for me to figure out the meaning of life.

Why are we in this world? Why are there so many good and wicked people living together in one community? Why has God given us life? I was totally confused by such questions.

But there are still people who don't know how to treasure their life and commit suicide.

12 Jan 1999 - 12:00am