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Palliative care is a medical specialty that provides coordinated, comprehensive care to reduce pain and suffering, while trying to heal or cure anyone who is given a life-threatening or life-altering diagnosis.
The Duchess of Cambridge played the frog princess yesterday during an impromptu performance for the children and families at Hampton's Shooting Stars Children's Hospice Kate Middleton stopped by the Shooting Stars Children's Hospice in Hampton, Middlesex on Friday, 6 December, to spread a little holiday cheer to the young patients and their ... (more)
"Throw grandma under the bus" clearly conveys anger, sympathy, and fear when health care decisions are made outside the realm of medical professionals.
Barley Autumn House East resident and U.S. Air Force veteran Edmund Vega, 92, is greeted with a certificate of thanks by Hospice & Community Care chaplain Ellen Good during a small ceremony recognizing the more than 20 veterans in house on Thursday.
A year ago next month, the long-awaited 4.1million Margaret Kerr Unit opened to patients, offering palliative care and help to those wanting end-of-life care at home have their wish.
Recognizing patients at highest mortality risk helps doctors match treatments to values and health goals.
The estimated 950,000 people passing through Times Square in New York City every day will see messages affirming hospice care on the CBS Super Screen by 42nd Street throughout this holiday season.
The presentation will begin at 8:55 a.m. Eastern. To access a live webcast of the Amedisys presentation, please log on through our website at http://investors.amedisys.com .
The week-long Festival of Trees wrapped up Sunday, Dec. 1, but event organizers and would-be tree designers already are thinking forward to next year.
Members of the All Saints Orchestra pause for the Light Up a Life campaign fund raiser for Hospice of Lubbock at Haverty's Furniture Store in south Lubbock Wednesday.
When Manny Perez rides his bike and breathes in the fresh morning air, he feels free, and does not think about anything - not even the bone cancer he has battled with fierce determination and overcome, time and time again, since childhood.
According to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation, hospitals around the country are increasingly starting palliative care programs designed to relieve seriously ill patients' pain, stress, and symptoms regardless of how long they have to live.
Children's Hospice South West is offering the chance to experience an inspiring three-day cycling challenge which includes a rare opportunity to visit each of the charity's three children's hospices.
Showtime's groundbreaking documentary series "Time of Death" offers an intimate look at hospice patients' final days and how they and their families cope with the pending mortality.
Bobby Ball presents the St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice team with the Innovation in Volunteering Award.