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One Last Visit to See My Patient

A doctor who has been alongside her 91-year-old patient for some 20 years prepares to say goodbye.

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These U.S. Hurricanes Were The Deadliest

As Florida braces for Hurricane Irma, here’s a look at some of the deadliest hurricanes to ever strike the U.S.

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Could Irma Become One Of The Most Catastrophic Hurricanes In U.S. History?

As Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma, here’s a look at some of the deadliest hurricanes to ever strike the U.S.

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Colombian Guerrilla Group Admits To Killing Russian-Armenian Hostage

The ELN says Arsen Voskanyan was killed during an attempt to flee the group's custody.

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6 Family Members, Including 4 Children, Found Dead In Van Swept Away By Harvey Floods

Samuel Saldivar, who escaped, had been driving his relatives to safety when their vehicle was overtaken by the water.

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Building Resilience in Kids After Loss

The single hardest thing for me to accept on that fateful night after being told of his plane crash, where the countless

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'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Director Tobe Hooper Dead At 74

The acclaimed horror director died Saturday.

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Should I Help My Patients Die?

Last year, California allowed medical aid in dying. As a palliative care specialist, how am I supposed to deal with it?

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Americans Are Opting For Cremation Over Burial At The Highest Rate Ever

America's changing religious landscape may be a factor affecting funeral practices.

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British Court Decides Charlie Gard Will Be Moved to a Hospice to Die

There were no further details on when life support would be removed from the chronically ill infant.

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Swiss Couple Found Frozen On Glacier Is Buried After 75 Years

"The family can at last stop asking the question: ‘What happened to them?’”

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What Made Sheryl Sandberg Give Herself Permission To Date Again

Her late husband’s family actually brought it up.

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When Loved Ones Die At Home, Family Caregivers Pay The Price

This is not the work of a benevolent medical system.

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Science: How Clergy Can Help Believers Die A ‘Good Death’

U.S. clergy may be increasing the sting of death for many members of their flocks. Two new studies find that many clergy

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What 10 Days In Death Taught Me About Living

I was once given the most extraordinary gift. I lived in death for 10 days. Just moments before my accident, I had been an

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The Zen of Dying

A nurse at the Zen Hospice Project tries to offer a higher level of quality and attention, helping dying people live fully right up to the end.

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To My Wife On Her First Mother’s Day After The Death Of Her Child

It is choosing to be a family even though it is not easy.

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This Mother's Day, Let's Thank Our Caregivers

As a society, we need policies and resources that can sustain and assist family caregivers.

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