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Doctors Hesitate To Ask Heart Patients About End-Of-Life Plans

Of the 5 million Americans with failing hearts, about half of them will die within five years of getting diagnosed. Given the odds, it seems that people with heart failure should start thinking about how they want to die.<p>But doctors don't routinely talk to those patients about end-of-life …

Live well until dying: Push on to provide palliative care sooner during end-of-life care

<b>This second of a three-part series examines living while dying: How to improve the quality of life until the last breath.</b><p>Gerald “Jerry” Dill lay face …

Palliative Care Quote Book Moving Palliative Care Upstream

As the palliative care movement continues to build momentum forward and into new territories, the question that continues to follow “How do we …

Duke University

A Racial Gap In Attitudes Toward Hospice Care

BUFFALO — Twice already Narseary and Vernal Harris have watched a son die. The first time — Paul, at age 26 — was agonizing and frenzied, his body …

Los Angeles

16x9 - Taking Mercy: Euthanasia debate

The Grieving Process: Coping with Death

It's okay to live while you're dying

Do you agree with euthanasia? - Woman's Assisted Suicide Gets Filmed

Assisted suicide debate: Time to let euthanasia die

What's in a name? A lot if the name's euthanasia. Doctor-assisted suicide has been a legal gray area in Germany for years, leaving lots of room for …