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2014-12-04 12:28:05

LEBANON, N.H., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2011-06-03 13:49:00

DETROIT, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

2010-11-04 13:16:29

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that 98 percent of the U.S. population lives in communities within 60 minutes of a hospice provider, suggesting that disparities in use of hospice are not likely due to a lack of access to a hospice provider.

2010-10-08 10:12:00

Challenging Palliative Care Cases now featured in Palliative Newsletter SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2010-05-20 10:15:07

Living wills often do not represent a patient's actual treatment preferences when faced with real end-of-life circumstances and should be redesigned to guide more realistic advance decision-making.

2009-10-07 12:07:21

Guidelines derived from a recent Consensus Conference, including recommendations on the role of healthcare providers in the assurance of quality spiritual care to patients in a palliative care setting, are published in a comprehensive report in Journal of Palliative Medicine.

2009-09-24 09:51:00

Joan Teno to Receive NHPCO Distinguished Researcher Award ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.