‘End of life as we know it’: With DACA ending, Washington state Dreamer prepares for fight – The Seattle Times


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'End of life as we know it': With DACA ending, Washington state Dreamer prepares for fight
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Paúl Quiñonez Figueroa is a DACA recipient who lives in Seattle and works for a Washington state lawmaker. The Gonzaga University graduate came to the U.S. when he was 7, and has sought to be “the best I could be.” (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times).

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End-of-life advice: Medicare covers the cost of care-planning … – The Seattle Times

End-of-life advice: Medicare covers the cost of care-planning …
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In 2016, the first year health-care providers were allowed to bill for an end-of-life consultation, nearly 575000 Medicare beneficiaries took part in the …

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End-of-life advice: Medicare covers the cost of care-planning sessions – The Seattle Times

End-of-life advice: Medicare covers the cost of care-planning sessions
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In 2016, the first year health-care providers were allowed to bill for an end-of-life consultation, nearly 575,000 Medicare beneficiaries took part in the conversations, new federal data obtained by Kaiser Health News show.

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Website Decodes Hospital Policy On Reproductive Rights, End-Of-Life Care – KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest


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Website Decodes Hospital Policy On Reproductive Rights, End-Of-Life Care
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Two years ago, the state passed a rule requiring hospitals to post their policies on reproductive health and end-of-life care. But it's not always clear if procedures such as tubal ligation and vasectomies are available. The lack of details was the

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Nevada judge sets more hearings in Reno end-of-life case – The Seattle Times


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Nevada judge sets more hearings in Reno end-of-life case
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Fanuel Gebreyes, who is fighting to maintain life support for his 20-year-old daughter Aden Hailu, leaves a hearing in Washoe County District Court in Reno, Nev., on Wednesday, Dec. 2,… (Cathleen Allison/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, Pool) More.
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Chemotherapy may worsen end-of-life quality, study finds – The Seattle Times


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Chemotherapy may worsen end-of-life quality, study finds
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Of those receiving chemotherapy, 56 percent were reported to have lower quality of life in their last week, compared with 31 percent of those who did not have chemotherapy. Holly Prigerson, a director of the Center for Research on End-of-Life Care at

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Chemotherapy may worsen end-of-life quality, study finds | The Seattle Times
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A new study suggests that even those stronger patients may not benefit from end-of-life chemotherapy — and that for many, their quality of life may worsen in their final weeks compared with patients who forgo last-ditch treatment. “It worsened quality

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‘Seveneves:’ the end and beginning of life on Earth – The Seattle Times


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'Seveneves:' the end and beginning of life on Earth
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In previous novels such as “Reamde” and “Anathem” he focused on guns and online games, or clocks and philosophy; here he asks and answers several of the daunting questions raised by the end of the world as we know it. Could the human race survive?

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Artwood way of life to end as school’s back in – The Seattle Times

Artwood way of life to end as school's back in
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Meg Hannan has a rainbow-colored jewelry-production line in one former classroom and lives in another with two fluffy, rag-doll cats below a silky parachute exotically draped along her ceiling. Farther down the still locker-lined hallway lives painter

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Money shapes end-of-life medical choices – The Seattle Times (blog)

Money shapes end-of-life medical choices
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While I agree with much of what Katy Butler has to say, she fails to acknowledge that, in many cases, it is the family and not the “specialists in high-tech fields” that demand everything be done for their elderly loved ones. [“Guest column: Why we

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