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3 hrs ago | SavannahNow

Art & Soul: Savannah artists celebrate nature, summer

"At this point in my life," she says, "I want to simplify my art and return to expressing a more pantheistic view of nature, such as that of the Romantic painters who searched to develop an art based on the vastness, mystery and oneness of nature."

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Medicine, Painting, Arts

17 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Hospice medical director to speak at HPNA meeting Sept. 8 at Christiana Hospital

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association will hold a meeting starting at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Oncology

Yesterday | Mental Help Net

Factors ID'd for Late Hospice Admission for Cancer Patients

For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, University of Pennsylvania

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CNN

Hamon Charitable Foundation Donates $2 Million to the T. Boone...

The Hamon Charitable Foundation has pledged an additional $2 million to Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation to fund construction of Faith Presbyterian Hospice's T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Texas

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Back to school concert Saturday night

Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell invites you to celebrate your animal's life as they mark National Pet Memorial Day with the annual pet memorial service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alamance, NC, Events, Burlington, NC, Graham, NC

The Star Online

First leader laid foundation for Hospice care in county

"The committee doing the hiring suggested somone else, but the board hired me instead," said Evelyn, who turns 90 on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cleveland County, NC, Winston-Salem, NC, High Point, NC

Health Data Management

New CAHPS Survey on Hospice in the Works

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is readying a new Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, known as CAHPS, with a survey focusing on hospice care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Watersblogged

ACHC Clinical Expert to Present Two Sessions at South Carolina...

Accreditation Commission for Health Care Clinical Compliance Educator, Lisa Meadows, will give presentations at The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care 38th Annual Hospice and Palliative Care Conference.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Events, Charleston, SC

Leinster Express

Hospice celebrates 25th birthday

Ken Graham, President of the Irish Steam Preservation Society, Stradbally, presenting a cheque for i 1 21,500 to Seamus O'Donoghue .

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Staffordshire Newsletter

Stafford Hobbycraft to host weekend circus-themed fun

STAFF at Hobbycraft in Stafford will be clowning around as they host a circus themed weekend of fundraising in store on August 30 and 31. All funds raised will go to the Donna Louise Children's Hospice Trust, which the store is supporting through Hobbycraft's national charity partner Together For Short Lives, the leading charity for the UK's 49 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Campbell River Mirror

End of Life health services on Vancouver Island are improving ... slowly

Coordination between the Province, regional health authorities, various hospice societies, and communities is helping improve the availability and quality of end of life services for Vancouver Island residents.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Marin Independent Journal

Movers & Shakers: Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur names new chief medical officer

Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur has named Dr. Margaret Bourne as chief medical officer for the nonprofit, which serves patients and families in Marin, San Francisco and North San Mateo counties.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Larkspur, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Rafael, CA

Fife Now

Lawyers' firm commitment to CHAS charity challenge

Pagan Osborne's offices in Anstruther, St Andrews and Cupar are hotbeds of fitness and exercise as 15 members of staff get ready to embark on a gruelling physical challenge to raise funds for CHAS .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Union movement continues to work toward positive social change

The more than 67,000 women and men of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union work in all areas of the province, in a wide variety of roles, making a real difference in their communities.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Yorkshire Evening Post

Bringing the bacon home for Half and Half in Leeds

One of Leeds' largest employers has pledged to give a sizzling boost to the YEP's Hospice Half Hour campaign in aid of the Half and Half Appeal.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Easy Reader News

A model ending

Shortly after retiring in 2000 as president of toy maker giant Mattel, where he spent 22 years, Ned Mansour became the caretaker of Mattel executive Joe McKay.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sussex Express

Children's book to be sold in aid of hospice

Terry Gould's children's book will be sold in aid of Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Lancaster Guardian

Hiking Ben Nevis for Help the Hospices

A total of 93 hikers will be climbing Ben Nevis to raise money for Help the Hospices.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Modern Healthcare

Roper Industries expands its product reach, acquiring two companies

Roper Industries, a Sarasota, Fla.-based company that, among other lines of business, designs, manufactures and distributes medical and scientific imaging products and software, has acquired two firms to broaden its product reach.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Cape Breton nurse receives kudos from Best Health

A palliative-care nurse working on the An Cala unit at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, Little is one of three Canadian nurses to receive the award.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day

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