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Language matters in end-of-life conversations — ScienceDaily
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In general, the term 'medical futility' applies when, based on data and professional experience, no further treatments, procedures or tests will provide benefit and may, in fact, be more burdensome and create undue suffering for the patient and the
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Dr. Marlow Sloan will host a talk on the ‘End of Life Options Act’ – Canon City Daily Record


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Dr. Marlow Sloan will host a talk on the 'End of Life Options Act'
Canon City Daily Record
The Cañon City Public Library will host an informative talk by Dr. Marlow Sloan at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at 516 Macon Ave. The subject matter is "The End of Life Options Act" that was passed in Colorado about a year ago by voters. Dr. Sloan will be presenting

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Apple iPhone X ‘End Of Life’ Predicted, Production Cuts Seen – Investor’s Business Daily


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Apple iPhone X 'End Of Life' Predicted, Production Cuts Seen
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Disappointing sales of the iPhone X could lead Apple (AAPL) to end production of its flagship handset this summer as it prepares to replace it with a trio of new smartphones in the fall, Wall Street analysts said Friday. X KGI Securities analyst Ming
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End of Life: Church spurs parishioners to plan for illness, death – Times Daily


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End of Life: Church spurs parishioners to plan for illness, death
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The Rev. Gloria White-Hammond is leading a program to get all of her 600 congregants at Bethel AME Church in Boston to write down their end-of-life medical wishes and discuss them with their doctors and families. [KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS]. Kayana

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Keep end of life options open – Arizona Daily Sun

Keep end of life options open
Arizona Daily Sun
Thank you for choosing to run the guest column "Why you should make end of life decisions now." (January 3) Kristen McConnell is obviously a very bright, thoughtful, and incredibly caring and humane nurse. The stories she shared are heart-wrenching

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Scientist warns of end of life on Earth – Daily Telegraph


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Scientist warns of end of life on Earth
Daily Telegraph
The research examines threats to human life including climate change, the biosphere, biochemistry, freshwater and land systems. “Agricultural production occupies 40 per cent of the land surface of the Earth that isn't covered by ice, and that's

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End-of-life law working, backers say – The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

End-of-life law working, backers say
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
It's been a year since the state's voter-approved law has gone into effect allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives, and it has only been sparsely used, supporters of last year's ballot measure say. While official numbers won't be

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Northwestern Medicine Hospice music therapy helps those at end of life – DeKalb Daily Chronicle


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Northwestern Medicine Hospice music therapy helps those at end of life
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
SYCAMORE – Wally Muszynsky of Sycamore is something of an ABBA superfan. It was no surprise when Jen Conley, a music therapist, unzipped her guitar case and sat down next to Muszynsky on the couch in his living room, that he wanted to to sing some ABBA

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Racial disparities in intensity of care at the end of life – Science Daily

Racial disparities in intensity of care at the end of life
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Although previous studies have found that African American patients have higher rates of hospitalization after enrolling in hospice than white patients, it was unknown if racial differences were linked to other differences in outcomes in hospice care

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Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care – LA Daily News


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Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans' end-of-life care
LA Daily News
Ron Fleming, a helicopter door gunner in the Vietnam War, landed in the veterans hospital in San Francisco recently because of an asthma attack. Fleming has PTSD but told his doctors he doesn't want to take “happy pills” that may dull the emotional

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