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High-Stakes Fight Over Aid In Dying Bill - Hartford Courant

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High-Stakes Fight Over Aid In Dying Bill Hartford Courant The national advocacy group Compassion & Choices has enlisted the help of professional organizers, media strategists and lobbyists to marshal public support in Connecticut for the aid in...
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Grieving daughter tells how dying mum was sent back to care home weighing ... - Scottish Daily Record

Grieving daughter tells how dying mum was sent back to care home weighing ... - Scottish Daily Record | End of life care | Scoop.it
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Daily Record. Isabella's daughter Jean says the 82-year-old was keenly aware of her situation.
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Dying forced to wait eight weeks instead of eight days for help amid 'dire ... - Telegraph.co.uk

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Mom tormented by inability to end her son's life - USA TODAY

Mom tormented by inability to end her son's life - USA TODAY | End of life care | Scoop.it
Mom tormented by inability to end her son's life
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So for 14 years, she has pleaded and begged and fought this end-of-life battle with his South Dakota health care providers over allowing him to die.
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Back injury prevention tips for healthcare workers

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“Lifting and moving patients and equipment is a routine part of most healthcare workers’ job. Knowing how to perform these tasks safely may help reduce injuries to both the worker and the patients in their care.”
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'Saint Death' Now Revered On Both Sides Of US-Mexico Frontier - NPR (blog)

'Saint Death' Now Revered On Both Sides Of US-Mexico Frontier - NPR (blog) | End of life care | Scoop.it
“NPR (blog) 'Saint Death' Now Revered On Both Sides Of US-Mexico Frontier NPR (blog) The intrepid tourist who visits the market in the border city of Matamoros will find her between the onyx chess sets and Yucateca hammocks.”
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Fred Phelps Is Dying And The World Is Watching With Mixed Feelings - Huffington Post

Fred Phelps Is Dying And The World Is Watching With Mixed Feelings - Huffington Post | End of life care | Scoop.it
“International Business Times Fred Phelps Is Dying And The World Is Watching With Mixed Feelings Huffington Post “I am a follower of Jesus, and I think Jesus is grieved with the idea that (Phelps) is dying before he could apologize and make things...”
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'Aid-In-Dying' Photo Display Returning To Capitol After ACLU Protests Its Removal - Hartford Courant

'Aid-In-Dying' Photo Display Returning To Capitol After ACLU Protests Its Removal - Hartford Courant | End of life care | Scoop.it
“'Aid-In-Dying' Photo Display Returning To Capitol After ACLU Protests Its Removal Hartford Courant HARTFORD — Photos of people who support aid-in-dying legislation — removed abruptly last month from the walls of the tunnel between the Capitol and...”
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Shocking Number Of These Patients Harmed During Treatment

Shocking Number Of These Patients Harmed During Treatment | End of life care | Scoop.it
One-in-three patients in skilled nursing facilities suffered a medication error, infection or some other type of harm related to their treatment, according to a government report released today that underscores the widespread nature of the countr...
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Scientists create 'highway of death' for cancer

Scientists create 'highway of death' for cancer | End of life care | Scoop.it
Instead of relying on drugs to kill tumors, Georgia Tech researchers engineer artificial pathways to lure malignant cells to their death, using a 'Pied Piper' approach to treating cancer. Read this article by Michael Franco on CNET.
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Extreme loneliness in old age leads to early death | Health Newsline

Extreme loneliness in old age leads to early death | Health Newsline | End of life care | Scoop.it

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'Death with dignity' law promoted in Mass. - Worcester Telegram

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'Death with dignity' law promoted in Mass.
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Mr. Glickman said. The traumatic event played over and over in Mr.
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Message from a dying patient - Boston Globe

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Once, when she was in remission, a family member was dying of cancer. Janis was well, and, since she's a nurse, it would have been natural for her to step in and provide care.
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Aid-In-Dying Bill Brings Strong Response At Capitol Hearing - Hartford Courant

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Dying Kentucky grandma becomes Instagram sensation - wtvr.com

Dying Kentucky grandma becomes Instagram sensation - wtvr.com | End of life care | Scoop.it
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Grabdma Betty Collage LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVR) — A Kentucky grandma has become an Instagram sensation thanks to her great-grandson.
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Geto Boys - 6 Feet Deep Lyrics - YouTube

Geto Boys - 6 Feet Deep Lyrics - YouTube | End of life care | Scoop.it
Lyrics Below "Theres far too many of you dying" [Verse 1] (Scarface) June twenty-eight was the date thirty-eight till the chest plate mommy dear's cryin' at ...
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Bioterrorism Simulations Educate Unprepared Healthcare Workers

Bioterrorism Simulations Educate Unprepared Healthcare Workers | End of life care | Scoop.it
“Simulated exercises of bioterrorism events are now being used to educate and build confidence in healthcare workers. Multiple evaluations have thus far found many doctors and nurses do not feel rea...”
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Dying Kentucky grandma an Instagram sensation - KPRC Houston

Dying Kentucky grandma an Instagram sensation - KPRC Houston | End of life care | Scoop.it
“KPRC Houston Dying Kentucky grandma an Instagram sensation KPRC Houston Dying Kentucky grandma an Instagram sensation. Grandma Betty probably has more followers than you. Published On: Mar 19 2014 09:10:04 AM CDT.”
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Cory Monteith's death preventable, according to addiction website | TVMIX Live TV News

Cory Monteith's death preventable, according to addiction website | TVMIX Live TV News | End of life care | Scoop.it
“According to The Fix, the death of Glee star Cory Monteith -- attributed to a heroin and alcohol -- could have been stopped. (RT @TVmixUSA: Chris Brown nonsense reminds us of sorry state of the rehab world.”
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Deaths probe not needed - RCN chief

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The head of the Royal College of Nursing in Wales says she is not convinced by calls for an inquiry on death rates at Welsh hospitals. (#news #world Deaths probe not needed - RCN chief: The head of the Royal College of Nursing in ...
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Scientists find beautiful songs help beat the blues - Daily Mail

Scientists find beautiful songs help beat the blues - Daily Mail | End of life care | Scoop.it
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'The sadness was often caused by love sickness or death. There were a lot of younger guys who had mentioned their dog dying too,' she said.
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3 hospitals failed to help dying deaf patient: suit - New York Post

3 hospitals failed to help dying deaf patient: suit - New York Post | End of life care | Scoop.it
3 hospitals failed to help dying deaf patient: suit New York Post A cancer-stricken deaf man died without ever knowing his diagnosis after three Long Island medical facilities failed to get him sign-language interpreters — for seven months, his...
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A death in restraints after 'standard procedure' - Boston Globe

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A death in restraints after 'standard procedure'
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Yet, less than a decade later, Joshua Messier died in restraints, while being subdued by guards.
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I never wanted to be a cancer expert, but then my wife got sick. A caregiver's ... - Washington Post

I never wanted to be a cancer expert, but then my wife got sick. A caregiver's ... - Washington Post | End of life care | Scoop.it
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She died in the fall of 2013, in her sixth season with cancer. Cheryl had exhibited ....
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