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Check out this week's previous installments in this new series aggregating the most emotionally disturbing headlines around the web. Thursday: How Many Million Muslims Want to Murder Gays and 'Dishonored' Women?. Wednesday: 33 Headlines Today That Know the Secret For Grabbing Your Attention. Series debut on Tuesday: Is There a Connection Between Brigitte Bardot’s 100 Lovers & Her 4 Suicide Attempts?
3 today Via Drudge: Death, Death, and Sex (the ebola stories are taking up most of the need for death coverage at Drudge and many sites):
Doctors and nurses who help severely disabled or terminally ill people to take their own lives are less likely to face criminal charges after Britain’s most senior prosecutor amended guidelines on assisted suicide.
Until now all health care professionals faced a greater chance than others of being prosecuted for helping people to die because of the trust their patients placed in them.
Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions, said this special deterrent would now only apply to those directly involved in a person’s care.
Anti-euthanasia campaigners accused Ms Saunders of “decriminalising” assisted suicide by health care professionals “at a stroke of her pen”.
Some worms had been genetically engineered to make them more sensitive to the smell of food by tampering with their neurones.
It was revealed that the normal male worms left their food source and went in search of a mate.
However the males who had been genetically engineered to be "hungrier" were ten times less successful at mating as they wanted to stay by the food source.
At TMZ: Death, Sex, and Attempted Death:
Someone did something wrong in the medical procedure that led to Joan Rivers' death ... this according to one source involved in the investigation.
The Medical Examiner has said the death was the result of a therapeutic, predictable complication. Sources tell us ... the complication did NOT involve the Propofol administered to Joan. The complication was the result of the procedure itself.
War Machine tried to kill himself in his Las Vegas jail cell this week ... but his attempt was foiled by a corrections officer.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Tuesday night around 9:30 an officer was walking by War Machine's cell in Clark County Jail. The officer saw him sitting on the ground with his feet up on the bunk bed. When the officer called to him he was unresponsive.