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A majority of Americans support the idea of allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of their doctors. For instance, 55% of people questioned for the NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll last year said they were in favor of...
In the days when American physicians dispensed oracular commands and their judgments were rarely questioned, a doctor could take it upon himself with few ethical qualms to keep from a patient the bad news of a terminal diagnosis. For better or worse,...
The Buffalo NewsAdisquieting mixture of fear, awe and nervous energy pours from the video work of Kelly Richardson, the Canadian artist who has turned her preoccupation with the future of the planet into a series of stunning and sometimes terrifying landscapes....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At the end of life, black kidney disease patients are more likely than white patients to continue intensive dialysis instead of choosing hospice care, according to a new study. Researchers also found that racial differences in...
The Mount Airy News, N.C.The 13th annual edition of Tour de Mayberry is set for May 4. The event will feature cyclists, walkers and runners traversing the roads in and around Mount Airy, raising money for Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care. Bicyclists can select from...
Let me pepper you with a springtime almanac. Hike with friends On a recent Wednesday, I joined a friendly hiking club on an after-work walk from downtown South Bend to Saint Mary's College and back -- about three miles of mere training. The 17 of us...
John W. Bentel was working nights stocking shelves at a grocery store when he took the test to become a firefighter. He passed it and joined the River Forest Fire Department in 1978, eventually becoming a lieutenant. "From the start, he loved being...
Finding out what dying patients want and treating them accordingly leads to happier patients who are in less pain and who use fewer healthcare dollars, UCLA researchers said Tuesday. “You can improve care while reducing costs by making sure that...
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Better cancer treatments and an aging population will push the number of cancer survivors in the U.S. to nearly 18 million by 2022, according to a new report from researchers at the National Cancer Institute. As of January 2012, there were 13.7...
William (Bill) Robert Lee, 81 years young, of Springdale, Arkansas, succumbed to heart failure at the VA Medical Center’s Palliative Care facility in Fayetteville, Arkansas at 6:55 p.m. on February 5, 2013. A celebration of life service will be...
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