“Care” vs “overzealous treatment”: Pope Francis speaks on end of life issues – BioEdge


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“Care” vs “overzealous treatment”: Pope Francis speaks on end of life issues
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Addressing the World Medical Association European Regional Meeting on End of Life Questions — a conference jointly organised by the World Medical Association, the German Medical Association and the Pontifical Academy of Life — the Roman Pontiff said …

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Pope addresses end-of-life issues – Vatican Radio


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Pope addresses end-of-life issues
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(Vatican Radio) When faced with the new challenges that arise with regard to “end-of-life” issues, “the categorical imperative is to never abandon the sick.” In a letter to participants in the European Regional Meeting of the World Medical Association
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Right to Die in California: ‘End of Life Issues’ series Saturday – The Union of Grass Valley


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Right to Die in California: 'End of Life Issues' series Saturday
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New technology extends life, but it also can make suffering a terminal illness unbearable. California's new "right-to-die law" gives people in this situation greater autonomy to end their suffering — but it creates new potential for conflict, too

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Researchers aim to assess preparedness of clinicians in communicating end-of-life issues – News-Medical.net

Researchers aim to assess preparedness of clinicians in communicating end-of-life issues
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Delivering news about end-of-life issues is one of the most difficult tasks clinicians encounter in medical practice. Researchers from the Texas Medical Center on behalf of the ETHICS study investigators, in Houston, Texas, aimed to assess how prepared …

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‘Before I Die’ Festival aims to spur conversation on end-of-life issues – Albuquerque Journal

'Before I Die' Festival aims to spur conversation on end-of-life issues
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The inaugural “Before I Die ABQ Festival” aims to start a dialogue on the subject of mortality and planning ahead for one's own death. “My motto is, 'Talking about sex won't make you pregnant; talking about funerals and end-of-life issues won't make

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End-of-life issues focus of San Antonio conference – San Antonio … – mySanAntonio.com


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Dr. Jessica Zitter and the rest of Highland Hospital's ICU staff confront the most difficult of decisions with patients and their families every day. Filmmaker Dan …

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End-of-life issues focus of San Antonio conference
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Dr. Jessica Zitter and the rest of Highland Hospital's ICU staff confront the most difficult of decisions with patients and their families every day. Filmmaker Dan Krauss's "Extremis" was nominated for best documentary-short subject at this year's

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Oswego Presbyterian hosting series on end-of-life issues – Kendall County Now (subscription)

Oswego Presbyterian hosting series on end-of-life issues
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Oswego Presbyterian Church will offer a four-week series on End-of-Life Issues from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays, Oct. 8-29. On Oct. 8, Allison Boldridge will discuss what our beliefs say about how we approach end of life, looking at our Christian faith

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Issues at end of life – The Augusta Chronicle

Issues at end of life
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End-of-life care has become a medical paradox. A longer lifespan due to medical advances, yet death is rarely quick or painless and often involves an emotional disaster; away from family in an estranged and regulated environment; people suffering …

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Seminar set in Grass Valley for end-of-life issues | TheUnion.com – The Union of Grass Valley

Seminar set in Grass Valley for end-of-life issues | TheUnion.com
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A free seminar at 9 a.m. today will strive to explain two issues faced at the end of life: estate planning and dementia. They'll be discussed at Peace Lutheran.

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