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2013-02-21 23:04:00

Hospice Savannah affiliate Laura Wiggins, Director of the Steward Center for Palliative Care, will speak at the National Hospice and Palliative Care annual leadership conference. Savannah,

2013-02-06 10:07:58

A study published Feb. 6 in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that while more seniors are dying with hospice care than a decade ago, they are increasingly doing so for very few days right after being in intensive care.

2012-12-11 00:59:28

Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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