Mental Health Research

Correction: Netherlands-Euthanasia story

In a story Aug. 2 about euthanasia, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the study authors wrote that euthanasia and assisted suicide had become common practice. They were referring to certain medication methods used by physicians as becoming common practice, not to euthanasia and assisted suicide.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Euthanasia used for 4.5 percent of deaths in the Netherlands

Report shows euthanasia has become common in the Netherlands; accounts for 4.5 percent of deaths


AP Medical Writer

Euthanasia has become a common way to die in the Netherlands, accounting for 4.5 percent of deaths, according...