Natural Death


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Natural Death

Death resulting from sickness or old age, as opposed to an accident or homicide. Life insurance provides coverage for natural death, as well as most other types of death (sometimes with the exception of suicide).
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Years later, it turns out that the man died of a natural death in a local hospital.
Sudden and unexpected natural death occurring in an apparently healthy and young individual is a loss to the society.
For example, instead of saying "do not resuscitate" or "terminate or withdraw treatment," we can say, "allow a natural death." Saying "allow a natural death" makes it clear we are not withdrawing treatment or killing the patient, but that death is imminent.
However, the front part of the body was intact hinting at natural death. " It appears to have died of hunger and lack of water.
"The Catholic Church strongly believes that life is a gift from a loving God, which extends from conception to natural death," they wrote in their Aug.
At the opening of an inquest in Ruthin John Gittins, coroner for North Wales East and Central, said the cause of death had been unascertained but as one could not assume that it was a natural death an inquest would have to be held.
Even natural death is a taboo subject, so we need to open up.
Even natural death is still a taboo subject, so we need to open up.
This scheme reminds me of a similar project to get children to walk to school in groups but due to the vagaries of our weather and dark winter mornings, that died a natural death.
He prays that this event will foster greater respect for the inviolable right to life of each person from conception to natural death and support the efforts of all who labour to ensure that this fundamental human right receives adequate legal protection.
A coroner ruled neglect contributed to the natural death of Mavis Capewell, 78, who had a suspected stomach bug.
26 (BNA)-- The Public Prosecution has confirmed the natural death of a sickle cell detainee.