For Patients With Heart Failure, Little Guidance as Death Nears – New York Times


New York Times

For Patients With Heart Failure, Little Guidance as Death Nears
New York Times
That paper, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, reviewed a number of ways in which heart patients are let down at the end of life. Implanted defibrillators often remain activated until the very end, for example, even for

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This chatbot could help the elderly make difficult end-of-life decisions – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

This chatbot could help the elderly make difficult end-of-life decisions
International Business Times UK
The chatbot is currently under testing and seeks to lend a 'non-judgemental ear' to people planning their last living days.

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No easy end-of-life decisions, even for a family of doctors – Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times

No easy end-of-life decisions, even for a family of doctors
Roanoke Times
He died in 2014, shortly after their 65th wedding anniversary; she would follow in three years. Their 15 children, many of them doctors and nurses, would struggle with decisions about end-of-life care. Their father's body failed, though his mind

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


The Seattle Times

'End of life as we know it': With DACA ending, Washington state Dreamer prepares for fight
The Seattle Times
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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There’s an unforeseen benefit to California’s physician-assisted death law – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

There's an unforeseen benefit to California's physician-assisted death law
Los Angeles Times
“One doctor said we should be able to order the End of Life Option Act without the drugs,” said Dr. Neil Wenger, director of the UCLA Health Ethics Center. “It really has created a new standard for how we ought to be helping people at the end of life

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An unforeseen benefit of California’s physician-assisted death law – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

An unforeseen benefit of California's physician-assisted death law
Los Angeles Times
“One doctor said we should be able to order the End of Life Option Act without the drugs,” said Dr. Neil Wenger, director of the UCLA Health Ethics Center. “It really has created a new standard for how we ought to be helping people at the end of life

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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 …
The Seattle Times
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
The Seattle Times
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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Cooper: End-of-life care a tipping point? – Chattanooga Times Free Press


Chattanooga Times Free Press

Cooper: End-of-life care a tipping point?
Chattanooga Times Free Press
When it comes to making end-of-life choices, though, we believe there would be pushback even from those who would have the government make every other health care choice for them. Telling us we can't take some extraordinary measures to save our child …

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End-of-life care must be backed by state resources – Financial Times


Financial Times

End-of-life care must be backed by state resources
Financial Times
Surely we should be countenancing such a change only if the state is willing to ensure that sufficient resources are available for caring end-of-life care for everyone. There is more than enough evidence that this is not the case. Adequate care would

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