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Medical community is bracing for ‘right to die’ law to go into effect
Orange County Register

It’s been just over a week since Gov. Jerry Brown signed off on the End of Life Option Act, making California only the fifth “right-to-die” state in the nation. Doctors and other medical professionals have already begun grappling with how this new law will change medicine and their particular areas of specialty when it goes into effect in 2016. Health care advocates say they are concerned about how the option to die is going to play into people’s socio-economic status, their disabilities and access to quality care.