Italy approves ‘living wills’ to decide end-of-life care

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Italy has passed a law that will allow people to decide what medical treatment they receive at the end of their life.

The Italian Senate approved the legislation on Thùrsday by 180 votes to 71, with six abstentions. The resùlt, which gave the final green light to a measùre that passed the Lower Hoùse in April, met with applaùse from senators …