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British doc wants legal assisted-suicide

LONDON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A British organization called The Society for Old Age Rational Suicide says it wants legal assisted-suicide for elderly people who are not terminally ill.

Study: Coating hikes solar cell function

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have developed an anode coating strategy that significantly enhances the efficiency of solar energy power conversion.

Study looks at insomnia in elderly

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A California study finds that elderly insomniacs respond well to behavioral interventions.

Paper: Brit organization helps suicides

LONDON, May 8 (UPI) -- A secret organization has been illegally helping terminally ill British people travel to a Swiss suicide clinic, the London Telegraph reported Sunday.

Health Tips ... from UPI

A swimming pool could be a fountain of youth; sleep deficit is a culprit in behavior and learning problems, and other news of modern health.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

British euthanasia doctor confesses

LONDON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A British doctor has admitted to police he helped a terminally ill man die, the London Telegraph reported Sunday.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 26-May 2.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Duke Ellington, who was born in 1899; Carl Gardner of the Coasters in 1928 (age 75); Lonnie Donegan in 1931 (age 72); April Stevens of the duo Nino Tempo and April Stevens in 1937 (age 66); Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge B
By United Press International

Country Music News

TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY (Mon., April 29) Danny Davis was born in 1925. Steel guitarist Billy Mize was born in 1929. Duane Allen of the Oak Ridge Boys was born in 1943.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 29) Today's birthdays include the late Duke Ellington, who was born in 1899; Carl Gardner of the Coasters in 1928 (age 74); Lonnie Donegan in 1931 (age 71); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(April 27) Today's birthdays include "America's Top 40" host Casey Kasem in 1932 (age 70); drummer Jerry Mercer of April Wine in 1939 (age 63); ...
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Michael Irwin
DAL99092004 - 20 SEPTEMBER 1999 - DALLAS, TEXAS, USA: Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irwin, right, sprints after making a catch in front of Falcons defender Eugene Robinson September 20. The Cowboys defeated the Falcons 24-7. rg/ih/Ian Halperin UPI
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Michael Henry Knox Irwin (5 June 1931 - ) is a retired GP and former medical director of the United Nations. He is a humanist and secularist activist and a campaigner for voluntary euthanasia.

Irwin's father was William Knox Irwin FRCS, a surgeon and author of medical text books.

Michael Irwin married Elizabeth Naumann in 1958; the marriage was dissolved in 1982. He married Frederica Harlow in 1983. His current partner is Angela Farmer.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Irwin."
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