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Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
Al-Anon is a support group comprised of persons whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. It’s sole purpose is to help the families and friends of problem drinkers. For information in St. Joseph, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In new survey of cancer doctors in the U.S., many oncologists said they were good at managing their patients' pain -- but most failed to choose the right treatment option in a test, and said that figuring out how much pain...
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...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Niobe and Cha-cha raced to the couch toward hospice volunteer Jim Hays during a visit to the home of patient Joseph Luciano, in Florida’s Four Corners area. The pooches competed to get the volunteer’s attention, barking...
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Mr. Edward Wayne Brumbaugh, 97, of Winston-Salem, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 13, 2012, in the Palliative Care Unit of Forsyth Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was born May 10, 1915, in Hagerstown, Md. He graduated from...
Advance, N.C.: Sharon K. Logan, 67, of Advance and formerly of Aberdeen, Wichita, Kan., and Lakin, Kan., passed away Thursday June 7, 2012, at Wake Forest University Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., after a two-year battle with cancer. Sharon...
Advance, N.C.: Sharon K. Logan, 67, of Advance and formerly of Aberdeen, Wichita, Kan., and Lakin, Kan., passed away Thursday June 7, 2012, at Wake Forest University Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., after a two-year battle with cancer. Sharon was...
Chicago Tribune reporterRick Kasper incoming president of the Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Association, suggests asking the following questions when choosing a hospice care provider: 1. Do my physician, nurse, or friends and neighbors have a recommendation? 2. What...
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Fargo, N.D.: Frieda Haar, 89, of Fargo died Friday, April 13, 2012, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo. Frieda Schneider was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Java to John and Lydia (Kary) Schneider. She attended country school in Java. Frieda married...
NEWPORT NEWS — A few minutes past noon, Chloe lies almost motionless on her side on the examining table as Dr. Christina Long administers a vaccine on the tender inside of her upper thigh. Gently, she turns her over and injects the other thigh in...
Mrs. Dora Elaine McSherry “Dodie” White, 74, of Little River, S.C., died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, N.C. Born April 10, 1937, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late...
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