Have your views on end-of-life medical treatment changed?


The conversation around how to deal with a late-stage illness is changing in the United States. 

According to new data from the Pew Research Center, a growing number of people in the United States are choosing to be significantly more aggressive in treating end-of-life illnesses. In fact, the study reports that the number of respondents who say a doctor should always do everything possible to save a life has doubled from 15 to 31 percent since 1990. Some 35 percent of adults said they would instruct their doctors to keep them alive, even if they were in significant pain or battling a disease with little chance of recovery. 

How, if at all, have your views changed? Why?

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