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I N T E RV I E W New Law Opens Door to Conversation about End-of-Life Issues With the End of Life Option Act, which took effect in June, California became the fifth state to legalize physician-assisted dying. The new law allows terminally ill patients to request a prescription for medication that will hasten their death, with certain restrictions. Neil Wenger, MD, director of the UCLA Health Ethics Center, discusses the new law and its implications. UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631) EXTEND BOTTOM O FTHE IMAGE FOR BLEED