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She Is 96 and Does Not Fear Her Death. But Do Her Children?

The oldest old may be ready to say goodbye. Not everyone is ready for this conversation.

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Don Imus, Racist Radio Show Host, Dead At 79

Imus was fired from CBS in 2007 after he referred to members of the Rutgers women's basketball team as “nappy-headed hos.”

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The Man I Had An Affair With Died And I Didn't Know What To Tell My Husband

I tried to comprehend how to mourn the loss of a man I was never supposed to have loved.

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Chuy Bravo, Chelsea Handler's Colleague On 'Chelsea Lately,' Dead At 63

"I loved this nugget in a big way," the former talk show host wrote of the actor in a moving Instagram message.

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More Americans Are Dying at Home Than in Hospitals

In a historic reversal, fewer patients are dying in hospitals. But experts warn that many families are unprepared to care for seriously ill relatives at home.

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Police Chief Shreds Republican Lawmakers

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo tore into Republican lawmakers for refusing to back tougher gun control in the wake of the shooting death of one of his officers.

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I Resurrected My Dead Friends As Sims To Watch Them Live The Lives They Never Will

In this virtual world there's no cancer, no cops, no presidents, no religion, no war, no homelessness, no trauma. No separation.

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Tu terapeuta, la llama

El carismático auquénido se ha vuelto muy popular en centros de rehabilitación y casas para adultos mayores.

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The Llama as Therapist

The charismatic llama is a welcome addition at some nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.

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As Vietnam Veterans Age, Hospices Aim to Meet Their Needs

In addition to high rates of disability and psychological issues, some vets facing the end of life are confronting long-suppressed memories of the traumas of war.

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Turns Out That Feeding People Might Help Them Not Die

As the Trump administration pushes food assistance cuts, a new paper touts reduced mortality among benefit recipients.

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I Hijacked A Stranger's Grave To Help My Daughter Grieve The Father She Never Met

Being there in that space seemed to give her something I hadn’t been able to before.

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This Is What It's Like To Run A Pet Cemetery As Your Family Business

More than 80,000 animals, including famous pets, reptiles and a Bengal tiger, are buried in Hartsdale Pet Cemetery.

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Democratic Former Sen. Kay Hagan Dies At 66

Hagen was the second woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate from North Carolina.

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Little Wished-for Deaths

When faced with a death that had felt as if it never would come, I was surprised at the depth of my sadness.

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My Son And I Visited A Medium, And She Gave Us A Gift We Never Saw Coming

I don’t know how the medium knows what she knows, but what she is saying is uncanny.

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Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek's Ex-Wife Describes Finding Him Unresponsive

Paulina Porizkova said the singer had been recovering from surgery when he died Sunday.

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Trump Slurs Hurricane Survivors

President Donald Trump said there are some “very bad people” coming to the United States from the Bahamas.

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The Role of Nurses When Patients Decide to End Their Lives

Some hospitals and hospices have policies that forbid nurses to be part of the process or even to discuss end-of-life options.

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Is Dying at Home Overrated?

A palliative care physician struggles with the complex realities of dying at home, and the unintended consequences of making it a societal priority.

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