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Palliative Care (INACTIVE)

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  • Some parents misunderstand kids' cancer studies

    Some parents misunderstand kids' cancer studies
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with incurable cancer can take part in early trials of a new drug's safety, but many parents may misunderstand the goals of those studies, new research finds. When researchers test new drugs on humans, they start with...
  • Williamsburg nurse revolutionizes pain management

    Williamsburg nurse revolutionizes pain management
    "She has changed the way we think about pain." Hospice practitioners, physicians, compounding pharmacists, nurses and medical students all attest to the influence of Maureen Carling in their approach to pain management. An English-born nurse and hospice...
  • Book review: 'Dream New Dreams: Reimagining My Life After Loss'

    Book review: 'Dream New Dreams: Reimagining My Life After Loss'
    There's a good chance you're familiar with Randy Pausch, a computer-science professor who delivered a poignant speech in September 2007 while he was dying of pancreatic cancer. It resulted in an incredible 2008 bestseller, "The Last Lecture," and a...
  • Power of unconditional love

    As my dad lay dying in the bed on the right side of the semi-private room, the pain that I felt in my heart was inexpressible.    You see, for all intents and purposes, my life had been pretty much perfect up to that point, and when the call came from...
  • Calendar

    Friday 'To Catch a Thief' The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce's Breakfast Workshop Series will present "To Catch a Thief," featuring speaker Det. Zac Martinez of the Laguna Beach Police Department. The meeting is from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Community...
  • Randy Pausch's widow has her say

    Randy Pausch's widow has her say
    There's a good chance you're familiar with Randy Pausch, a computer science professor who delivered a poignant speech in September 2007 while he was dying of pancreatic cancer. It resulted in a 2008 best-seller, "The Last Lecture," and a YouTube video...
  • My Father

    My Father
    As my dad lay dying in the bed on the right side of the semi-private room, the pain that I felt in my heart was inexpressible.  You see, for all intents and purposes, my life had been pretty much perfect up to that point, and when the call came from the...
  • Mayor Wood outlines Mishawaka plans for year ahead

    Mayor Wood outlines Mishawaka plans for year ahead
    MISHAWAKA – Key thoroughfares will go through overhauls this year at points that you could call gateways to the city -- at the northern tip, just south of downtown and at the city's southern tail. The most significant of these will be the...
  • Prolonged bladder pain?

    Prolonged bladder pain?
    For 15 years, Lauren Stutman sought relief from her debilitating bladder pain. She saw more than 10 doctors, many of whom would assume she had a urinary tract infection and send her away with Ciproflaxin. But the antibiotics didn't help, because Stutman...
  • Compassionate Care Better Option Than Suicide

    A bill before the Connecticut General Assembly would legalize physician-assisted suicide. The legislature's debate about dying patients' rights should focus instead, or at least in addition, on their right to receive compassionate care. Assuming the...
  • Study finds spiritual care still rare at end of life

    Study finds spiritual care still rare at end of life
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Physicians and nurses at four Boston medical centers cited a lack of training to explain why they rarely provide spiritual care for terminally ill cancer patients - although most considered it an important part of treatment...
  • Caring for the caregiver

    Caring for the caregiver
    While visiting his parents over a holiday weekend last year, John Schall witnessed the dangerous toll that caregiving can take when you don't take care of yourself. His mother, the primary caregiver of his 94-year-old father, suffered a stroke that...