July 2, 1996

DEATH AND DYING: Long before Kevorkian, Chicago doctor fueled death debate

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c. 1996 Religion News Service ANN ARBOR, Mich. _ Long before Jack Kevorkian helped his first patient die and even before his birth, another American doctor galvanized debate about physician-assisted deaths. In 1915, Chicago surgeon Harry Haiselden held a news conference to announce his refusal to operate to save a 4-day-old baby’s life. Haiselden withheld […]

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