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Peru's leader says will not pardon jailed Fujimori

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's government on Friday rejected a pardon request from jailed former President Alberto Fujimori, saying he does not suffer from a terminal illness, in a move likely to aggravate tensions with the opposition. Full story

Vermont set to become third U.S. state to allow assisted suicide

BOSTON (Reuters) - Vermont is poised to become the third U.S. state to allow doctor-assisted suicide, after its legislature passed a bill allowing physicians to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill patients. Full story

Grieving mom: Love your kids ‘in the moment’

   In January 2011, Emily Rapp learned that her son Ronan, then 9 months old, had a terminal illness. While managing the grief, she learned how to be with her son in the moment. She talks about her new memoir of her life with him, “The Still Point of the Turning World.”

Dad pledges to fight for terminally ill toddler

The father of a terminally ill toddler transferred to a St. Louis hospital after an Ontario court ruled doctors could remove the breathing tube keeping the boy alive says he won't stop fighting for his son. Full story

Opinion: Dialysis program is costly in too many ways

The End-Stage Renal Dialysis program has become a costly, badly supervised government entitlement fund  that lines the pockets of providers as growing numbers of terminally ill Americans find themselves in treatment.Within four decades, the ESRD program has Full story

Mom accused of taking terminally ill son's drugs

A woman visiting her terminally ill son at a hospital unhooked his intravenous line, siphoned out a sedative using a syringe she stole from the hospital and injected herself with the drug, authorities said. Full story

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Samurei, a 44 year-old terminally ill Thai man rests at a hospice for those dying of AIDS at a Buddhist temple Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi
Samurei, a 44 year-old terminally ill Thai man rests at a hospice for those dying of AIDS at a Buddhist temple Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi

Samurei, a 44 year-old terminally ill Thai man rests at a hospice for those dying of AIDS at a Buddhist temple Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi on the World AIDS day December 1, 2010. The temple's AIDS hospice is the largest of its kind in Thailand, providing housing for HIV positive patients and palliat