At 72, This Canadian Doctor Is Not Ready to Retire Her Role in Assisted Dying

VANCOUVER, Canada — At 72, Dr. Ellen Wiebe is a prominent figure in the controversial yet increasingly accepted realm of medical assistance in dying (MAID), a practice she describes as the most fulfilling of her extensive career in medicine. Wiebe, who also runs a contraception and medical abortion clinic in the city, has become one of the most active and vocal proponents of assisted dying, a role that has positioned her at the heart of …

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Devotion to Dignity: Dr. Ellen Wiebe’s Unwavering Commitment to Assisted Dying in Canada

VANCOUVER, Canada — At the age of 72, Dr. Ellen Wiebe identifies deeply with the most enigmatic aspect of her medical profession—administering medically-assisted deaths. Spending half her career in this legally and ethically challenging practice, Wiebe describes her work as immensely fulfilling, focusing on helping individuals meet their end on their own terms. This controversial area of medicine not only shapes public discourse on death but also tests the boundaries of medical ethics. Dr. Wiebe’s …

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Heroic Last Act: Fordyce Man Saves Lives Before Tragically Dying From Gunshot Wounds

Fordyce, Arkansas — In a tragic unfolding of events, a local man died from gunshot wounds after reportedly attempting to protect others during a shooting incident. Identified as 52-year-old Julian Banks, the victim managed to drive himself to a hospital late Friday night where he succumbed to his injuries early Saturday morning. According to Julian’s daughter, Janae Banks, her father’s instincts were to always look out for the wellbeing of those around him. During the …

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