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Lawsuit raises issues about end-of-life wishes – Orlando Sentinel

Lawsuit raises issues about end-of-life wishes
Orlando Sentinel
Experts say such cases demonstrate the need for people of all ages to have clear end-of-life wishes, and at the same time, show why health-care providers should make it a priority to know what their patients want. "I think it's very important," Hallada

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Boehner predicts bipartisanship in house quest to derail Obamacare – End-of … – Politico

Boehner predicts bipartisanship in house quest to derail Obamacare – End-of
Politico
DOGGED BY 'DEATH PANEL' DAYS, END-OF-LIFE BILL STILL ON THE RADAR – The bill to encourage end-of-life discussions between patients and doctors — famously cast by opponents of Obamacare as “death panels” — has quietly been capturing 

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Behind the Cover Story: Robin Marantz Henig on Making End-of-Life Decisions … – New York Times

Behind the Cover Story: Robin Marantz Henig on Making End-of-Life Decisions
New York Times
Not many people have devoted their careers to studying end-of-life issues. Do you think this is harder or easier for Peggy and Brooke because they have thought about these ideas for a long time? Harder, probably — in the way that everything about

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New Saint Luke’s Hospice House to provide exceptional end-of-life care – SYS-CON Media (press release)

New Saint Luke's Hospice House to provide exceptional end-of-life care
SYS-CON Media (press release)
"Now that it is complete and ready to welcome patients, we are eager to continue the work we've been doing here in Kansas City homes and care facilities since 1975: providing compassionate and exceptional end-of-life care." A fundraising campaign led

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Common end-of-life medical terms – WWLP 22News


IBNLive

Common end-of-life medical terms
WWLP 22News
(CNN) – At the end of life or in critical care situations, it's common for doctors to use terms that may sound vague to friends and family members. Former South African President Nelson Mandela , 94, remained in critical but stable condition Monday
With Mandela, end-of-life care dilemmas magnifiedCapecodonline
Mandela family feud over where he should be buriedKHOU

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UK abandons controversial end-of-life medical protocol – Catholic Culture


The Guardian

UK abandons controversial end-of-life medical protocol
Catholic Culture
The United Kingdom has announced that it will phase out the Liverpool Care Pathway, a protocol governing the medical care of patients who have been deemed to be dying. Critics have charged that the protocol has led to widespread euthanasia. “Evidence 
End-of-life care took the wrong pathChurch Times

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Ellen Goodman: What are your end-of-life wishes? – GoErie.com


The Idaho Statesman

Ellen Goodman: What are your end-of-life wishes?
GoErie.com
I know how hard it can be to break the silence and talk about the end of life. We founded the Conversation Project to make it easier. The thousands of people who have used the conversation starter kit on our website tell us that with help, these talks
'He took away the future': Schaffhausen to spend rest of life in prison for Leader-Telegram

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Do we want to die tethered to a machine? – CNN

Do we want to die tethered to a machine?
CNN
(CNN) — Life is difficult. Death used to be simple. You simply died, and that was it. Now, in the modern era of high-tech medicine, death is difficult, too. The predicament facing Nelson Mandela, who has been critically ill for the past five weeks and

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End-of-life planning symposium in Rockland – PenBayPilot.com

End-of-life planning symposium in Rockland
PenBayPilot.com
ROCKLAND – Adults of all ages who want to take a proactive approach to the medical, financial, and legal concerns of late life can get expert advice by attending "Your Life, Your Choices: Practical Guidance for End-of-Life Planning," a two-part

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New Saint Luke’s Hospice House to provide exceptional end-of-life care – PR Newswire (press release)

New Saint Luke's Hospice House to provide exceptional end-of-life care
PR Newswire (press release)
"Now that it is complete and ready to welcome patients, we are eager to continue the work we've been doing here in Kansas City homes and care facilities since 1975: providing compassionate and exceptional end-of-life care." A fundraising campaign led

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