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Barbara Ehrenreich Gets Pumped For Death

In her latest book, the 'Nickel and Dimed' author explains why she'll keep going to the gym but refuses to waste her final years in a doctor's office.

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The Prisoners Who Care for the Dying and Get Another Chance at Life

In a California prison hospice, inmates become caregivers to fellow convicts who will never make it out alive.

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How To Comfort A Friend Who Lost A Parent

Because no one should have to go through grief alone.

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Frightened Rabbit Singer Scott Hutchison Dead At 36

The frontman's body was found in Scotland a day after he was reported missing.

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What It's Like Being A Mother Of 2 When Only 1 Of My Children Is Alive

This will be the first of the rest of my Mother’s Days that I will spend with only one of my girls at home with me.

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5 Pieces Of Bad Financial Advice Widows Hear A Lot

Friends may be well-meaning, but still wrong.

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How My Obsession With Gore And Death Actually Makes My Life Better

I have graphic surgery videos bookmarked online like other people save images of shoes they want to buy.

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The Problem With Miracle Cancer Cures

If immunotherapy worked most of the time, this would be an unambiguously happy story. But it doesn’t.

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No Charges Will Be Filed Over Prince's Death By Counterfeit Vicodin

The iconic singer died from an overdose of fentanyl in April 2016.

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A Grief Bot Could 'Resurrect' My Dead Husband. No Thanks.

Artificial intelligence could totally change how we see death.

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Hawaii Becomes The 7th State To Legalize Medically Assisted Suicide

The law allows patients to request medication to end their lives. It gives them the choice to change their minds, too.

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Here's Why I Invented A 'Death Machine' That Lets People Take Their Own Lives

"The Sarco" is a 3D-printable contraption that can be transported to wherever a user wants to die.

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Well Illustrated: Visions at the End of Life

On the palliative care floor of MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, drawing the things patients have no words for.

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Palliative Care Film Challenges Stereotypes About Opioids

“Hippocratic,” a documentary about Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, who helps India’s dying, shows the desperate need for the same drugs maligned for causing overdoses.

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Palliative Care for Prisoners

A geriatrician writes about the need for prison-based palliative care given that compassionate release policies are often a hurdle.

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Oskar Groening, ‘Bookkeeper Of Auschwitz,' Dies At 96 Awaiting Prison

The former SS guard was one of the last Nazi officers to stand trial for crimes related to the Holocaust.

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My Girlfriend Is Dying Of Terminal Cancer, But Here's Why I Still Feel Lucky

I sensed right away, almost a year ago, that I was in for an awakening.

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When Hospice Care Falls Short

Readers write about ideal hospice care and current shortcomings.

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Music Therapy Offers an End-of-Life Grace Note

Music therapy is becoming more common in nursing homes and hospices, where it has been shown to improve a patient’s quality of life.

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