Latest terminal illness Stories

2014-12-04 23:05:54

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization expands its available video resources to focus on advance care planning, grief, caregiving and more. Alexandria,

2014-09-26 20:22:22

AB 2139 gives terminally ill people better access to information about end-of-life options LOS ANGELES, Sept.

2014-07-03 11:24:36

The BMJ today calls for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill, which is expected to receive its second reading in the House of Lords this month, to eventually become law.

2014-05-29 15:37:27

Most physicians would choose a do-not-resuscitate or "no code" status for themselves when they are terminally ill, yet they tend to pursue aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for patients facing the same prognosis.

2014-03-25 23:35:31

Read the CellTrak published case study regarding Canon Hospice documenting at the point of care on mobile devices. Schaumburg, IL and Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB)

2014-02-04 23:25:52

The goal is to eventually have a volunteer End-of-Life Doula resource network in every county. Stirred by her experience as a hospice and oncology nurse, Suzanne B.

2014-01-13 20:21:47

Landmark Case May Set Precedent for Challenging "Assisted Suicide" Laws in Other States ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan.

2014-01-11 23:00:10

Business owner and author, Gina Wilson, shares her balance of Alzheimer’s caregiving and professional life. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 12, 2014

2013-12-17 11:13:20

Although the vast majority of physicians participating in a multiregional study indicated that they would personally enroll in hospice care if they received a terminal cancer diagnosis, less than one-third would discuss hospice care early in the course of treating a terminally ill cancer patient.

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