Courtney Dunithan: West Virginia needs more palliative care options (Daily Mail) – Charleston Gazette-Mail


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Courtney Dunithan: West Virginia needs more palliative care options (Daily Mail)
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With a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and assistance from the West Virginia University Foundation, the West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care conducted a statewide survey to examine West Virginians' knowledge of and attitudes …

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Sally Popper: Urges lobbying for ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Sally Popper: Urges lobbying for 'End of Life Options Act'
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I thank the Northampton City Council for its unanimous vote Nov. 2 to pass a resolution calling on the state legislature to approve the “End of Life Options Act” (“Council passes bevy of resolutions Thursday,” Nov. 3). It would allow people who are

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Delaware needs End of Life Options Act – CapeGazette.com

Delaware needs End of Life Options Act
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We are writing in support of House Bill 160, the End of Life Options Act. This bill requires that the individual is deemed terminally ill by two physicians, and is mentally capable of making this end of life decision for him/herself. This bill does not

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Marie Frank: Urges approval of ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Marie Frank: Urges approval of 'End of Life Options Act'
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While giving serious thought to the “End of Life Options Act” (H. 1194) that the Massachusetts Legislature is currently considering, I am frequently revisited by the image of my cousin Francine in her struggle with terminal ovarian cancer. It was clear

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All Americans should have access to all end-of-life care options – The Hill


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All Americans should have access to all end-of-life care options
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Most people won't need medical aid in dying, but laws authorizing this option benefit many terminally ill adults by spurring conversations with their physicians and loved ones about all end-of-life care options, including hospice and palliative care

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David Nielsen: Retired doctor backs End of Life Options Act – GazetteNET


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David Nielsen: Retired doctor backs End of Life Options Act
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Ending one's life while facing a terminal illness would be strictly voluntary under proposed bills in the state Legislature. There is no slippery ethical slope — stringent guidelines in the End of Life Options Act (H. 1194) would have to be followed

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Hong Kong still offers limited options for end-of-life comfort and compassionate care – South China Morning Post

Hong Kong still offers limited options for end-of-life comfort and compassionate care
South China Morning Post
Demand still far outweighs supply, though, and many of Hong Kong's dying continue to miss substantively the opportunity to achieve quality comfort and compassionate care at the end of life. Supported by both the government in granting a piece of land

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State program gives end-of-life patients right to choose care options – CT Post


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State program gives end-of-life patients right to choose care options
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The State Department of Public Health has launched a statewide program called Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, which gives patients approaching the end stage of a serious illness or who are in a condition of chronic progressive frailty the

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Suzanne Farrington: Home health aide backs ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Suzanne Farrington: Home health aide backs 'End of Life Options Act'
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I support it wholeheartedly because I am a home health aide, and I see the lives of many families struggling with end-of-life decisions at close range every day. Although I personally find value in all our lives, I believe each of us needs the

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Nadine Shank: Supports ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Nadine Shank: Supports 'End of Life Options Act'
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Currently, the Massachusetts Legislature is reviewing the “End of Life Options Act” (House Bill 1194). Passing this bill would allow each of our state's citizens under the careful guidance of their personal physician the option of ending the pain and

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