Teaching kids about the end of life – 89.3 KPCC


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Teaching kids about the end of life
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It was a two session class, with the first debunking the media portrayal of how hospitals and doctors can really help when people start to approach the end of life. We showed a clip from [the TV show] 'Grey's Anatomy.' The kids all really loved it. But

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California tests database to protect end-of-life wishes | 89.3 KPCC – 89.3 KPCC


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California tests database to protect end-of-life wishes | 89.3 KPCC
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Mary De Freze, 81, doesn't want to be in a lot of pain at the end of life and doesn't want to be kept alive by machines. Stonebrook Healthcare Center staff helped …
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California tests database to protect end-of-life wishes – 89.3 KPCC


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California tests database to protect end-of-life wishes
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Research shows that POLST forms help ensure patients' end-of-life wishes are followed. But that only happens if doctors and other emergency providers can get them quickly. In California, the POLST form is a paper document and might not be at hand when …

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FAQ: California’s End of Life Option Act goes into effect today. Here’s how it works. – 89.3 KPCC


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FAQ: California's End of Life Option Act goes into effect today. Here's how it works.
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Supporters of the End of Life Option Act, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last fall, consider the law key to providing Californians more control over how they die. Opponents, many of whom view the law as religiously and ethically objectionable, argue that
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Knowing how doctors die may help patients at end of life – 89.3 KPCC


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Knowing how doctors die may help patients at end of life
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"I felt like I was beating people up at the end of their life," says Gorlitsky, who chairs the Southern California Bioethics Committee Consortium. In particular, she recalls the anguish she felt performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on elderly

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