Roughly 5.5 billion people — three quarters of the world's population — have insufficient or no access to morphine, codeine, and other controlled substances used for pain relief.
The family of the former hard-partying mayor has been by his side in the hospital for days as he continues his battle with cancer.
That's right, your grandparents could soon be tripping more balls than you.
Back in 2000 I was the 'DDR' king of my local arcade. And then a gigantic rock almost crushed me to death.
It's the second time in five years that the UK's end-of-life care has been recognized as the best in the world.
Inmates may have to wait months to see a doctor, and patterns of substandard treatment, medical negligence, and misdiagnosis are abundant.
French legislators have submitted a proposal endorsing the right to “deep and continuous sedation” until death for terminally patients.