Talks on end of life issues for Catholics – Moorpark Acorn

Talks on end of life issues for Catholics
Moorpark Acorn
In the free three-part series, healthcare and church professionals will discuss what to expect when a person nears the natural end of life, how to provide compassionate care and what steps need to be taken in preparation and upon death. Each of the

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Issues of end-of-life care – The Hindu

Issues of end-of-life care
The Hindu
Many get upset over the enormous bills for treatment in corporate hospitals, especially for end-of-life care. Elderly people who are terminally ill and who have a number of medical problems are often brought to these hospitals for treatment. At the

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ASU Law hosts conference on end-of-life issues – Arizona State University


Arizona State University

ASU Law hosts conference on end-of-life issues
Arizona State University
Stripping away an aging person's power near the end of his or her life is informed by medicine but is fundamentally a social, moral and legal determination, said ASU Law Professor Betsy Grey. “We're balancing between two strong ethical principles, that

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“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
BioEdge
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


Vatican Radio

Pope addresses end-of-life issues
Vatican Radio
(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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Pope Francis says it may be 'permissible' to stop treating dying patientsDaily Sabah
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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
The Union of Grass Valley
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
Albuquerque Journal
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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End-of-life issues focus of San Antonio conference – San Antonio …
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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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