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Maggie Callanan has witnessed more than 2,000 deaths. In 27 years as a hospice nurse, the Massachusetts-based author and speaker cared for people of all ages and widely divergent backgrounds as they reached the end of their lives. But if they spoke as...
Akron Beacon JournalAKRON, Ohio For Chris Blackwell, the arrival of one special therapist during his four-hour dialysis sessions is truly music to his ears. When Akron Children's Hospital music therapist Sarah Tobias visits him every week or two, the constant whooshing...
Every house is a reflection of its owner. Some owners are just a bit more complicated than others. Tim Tattu is still settling into his new house, designed by Los Angeles architect Tom Marble in the steep hills overlooking the Silver Lake Reservoir. It is...
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More money was spent in the Los Angeles area on chronically ill patients in their final years than anywhere else in the United States, according to new data on Medicare patients released Wednesday. Spending in the last two years of life was about $112,...
Sixty percent more money was spent in the Los Angeles area on chronically ill patients in their final years than the national average, according to new data on Medicare patients released Wednesday. Spending in the last two years of life was about $112,...
At age 87, Stanley R. Ballou Jr. had multiple medical conditions and required nursing home care. He endured several infections and associated emergency hospitalizations. "Each time he lost a little more ground. There were more and more heroics on each...
The new emphasis on patient-centered care, prompted by the Affordable Care Act, is having a spill-over effect. More and more people are documenting what type of medical care they want and don't want through advance directives. "I call them life-planning...
Middletown/ShorelineLocal restaurants throughout Middlesex County have joined together for a fourth year in a special dining program, Appetite for Life, to benefit the Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center. The Center offers a complete range of services to meet the needs of...
Gary Lawrence Jesiek, age 75, of Charlevoix, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at Vanderbilt Palliative Care Center in Nashville, Tenn., after a long, tough battle with cancer. Cremation has taken place. Gary was born Nov. 21, 1937, in Flint, the son...
Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Emily Muir recently joined the sales team at Jack Gaughen Realtor ERA’s Waynesboro office. She is licensed to list and sell all types of real estate in Pennsylvania. Muir is a member of the...
Greater New BritainThe Hospital of Central Connecticut welcomes these physicians: Internal Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Medicine Olumuyiwa O. Adeboye, M.D., FACP, earned his medical degree at College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He completed a...
The Hartford CourantThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration fast-tracked development of a drug by a subsidiary of New Haven-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. to treat a rare metabolic bone disease for youths. The pharmaceutical regulator granted Alexion Pharma International...
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