Washington State Department of Health
Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in the state
Washington state is one of a handful of places where a national measles outbreak has hit record levels this year.
Washington State investigators allege that a man treating pain and cancer was actually a fraud – and that several patients died under his unlicensed care.
The state’s annual assisted suicide report shows a 17 percent jump in the number of people requesting lethal prescriptions in 2012 when compared to the previous year.