New York considering ‘death with dignity’ law
Health

New York considering ‘death with dignity’ law

A number of groups from western New York traveled to Albany last month to advocate for and against the proposed Medical Aid in Dying Act, which is under consideration in the state legislature. The act would allow people with a terminal illness, who are expected to live less than six months, to end their life with the assistance of a doctor using special medication. Continue reading

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Listen: skin cancer awareness, ‘save the bees’ & poetry delivery
Arts / Audio / Environment / Health

Listen: skin cancer awareness, ‘save the bees’ & poetry delivery

This week on the Buffalo Review (May 11), we covered skin cancer, a “save the bees” program in Kenmore and a poetry delivery service. First, we spoke Dr. Ilene Rothman, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, about skin cancer awareness month. Continue reading