Many hospice workers lack their own end-of-life directives – UPI.com


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Many hospice workers lack their own end-of-life directives
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"Advance directives are associated with fewer hospital deaths, fewer intensive care admissions and fewer life-prolonging measures, as well as better quality of life for patients at the end of life," said study author Terry Eggenberger. She's an

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Let’s rank hospitals by the quality of their end-of-life care – STAT


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Let's rank hospitals by the quality of their end-of-life care
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Good medical care is affordable, accessible, safe, and appropriate, each of which can be quantified by well-developed metrics. These have gained traction for assessing general medical care. Quality improvement at the end of life has attracted less

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Nikki Bella and John Cena Have an Intense Discussion About Their End-of-Life Wishes – SELF


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Nikki Bella and John Cena Have an Intense Discussion About Their End-of-Life Wishes
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In tonight's upcoming episode of Total Bellas, WWE wrestlers Nikki Bella and John Cena have a surprisingly emotional discussion about their end-of-life wishes, the paperwork that accompanies them, and how these big decisions play into their relationship.
'DWTS' and WWE star Nikki Bella says of John Cena's wrestling loss, 'I don't think he'll ever retire'Fox News

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Charlie Gard’s Parents Assert Their Parental Rights but More Than That – National Review


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Charlie Gard's Parents Assert Their Parental Rights but More Than That
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Over the years, parental rights have been integral to arguments for abortion rights. Pro-lifers are correct to call out double standards, as in this case. If parental rights are said to be sacrosanct when parents want to end the life of their child but
In British Baby's Case, Catholic Views Aren't So Clear-CutNew York Times
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Vatican's Academy for Life issues statement on baby Charlie GardVatican Radio

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111 terminally ill patients took their own lives in first 6 months of California right-to-die law – Los Angeles Times


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111 terminally ill patients took their own lives in first 6 months of California right-to-die law
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The End of Life Option Act made California the fifth state in the nation to allow patients with less than six months to live to request end-of-life drugs from their doctors. Physician-assisted deaths made up 6 out of every 10,000 deaths in California
111 Californians terminated lives under aid-in-dying law last year …SFGate
111 people died under California's new right-to-die lawCNN
111 terminally ill people took their own lives under Calif. law – NY …New York Daily News
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Heartbeat Music: Parents Remember Their Son Through His Song … – NPR


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Heartbeat Music: Parents Remember Their Son Through His Song …
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Nate Kramer was a tall, quiet college swimmer when he was diagnosed with leukemia. His dad, Vince, says it was the beginning of four difficult years.

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Heartbeat Music: Parents Remember Their Son Through His Song Of Life – NPR


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Heartbeat Music: Parents Remember Their Son Through His Song Of Life
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As part of his work as a music therapist, Brian had been recording the heartbeats of babies and children near the end of their lives, then layering the rhythmic pulses over melodies. Brian asked Nate if he would like to record one, and Nate agreed. But

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Patient often prescribed potentially futile drugs in their final months … – Science Daily

Patient often prescribed potentially futile drugs in their final months …
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Older adults often receive drugs of questionable benefit during their last months of life, according to the first study conducted on the burden of end-of-life …

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Patient often prescribed potentially futile drugs in their final months of life – Science Daily

Patient often prescribed potentially futile drugs in their final months of life
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Older adults often receive drugs of questionable benefit during their last months of life, according to the first study conducted on the burden of end-of-life medications across an entire population. The authors advocate for clinical guidelines to

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Gingrich Tells Hannity: The Left Is Facing ‘the End of Their Way of Life’ – CNSNews.com (blog)


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Gingrich Tells Hannity: The Left Is Facing 'the End of Their Way of Life'
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On his nationally syndicated radio show Wednesday, host Sean Hannity discussed with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich the Left's onslaught on Trump and his administration's legitimacy, Gingrich explaining, “They're facing the end of their way

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