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2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Chemed's (CHE) CEO Kevin McNamara on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2014 Chemed Corporation Earnings Conference Call.

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7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Medical marijuana push 'frightens' medical association president

MONTREAL, QUE. NOVEMBER 7, 2013 - Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, head of the Canadian Medical Association, prior to speaking at a symposium on palliative care at the Hotel Marriott in Dorval Thursday, November 7, 2013.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

Ilkley man retires after 22 years as Francis House chairman

Robin Wood reitres as Chairman of Francis House Children's Hospice. L-R Gill Bevin -Head of Care, Robin Wood, Revd David Ireland -Chief Executive Francis House.

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15 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Winchester firm abseil to raise funds for children's hospice

A WINCHESTER roof consultancy firm have been swapping their safety boots for superhero capes in a bid to raise money for charity.

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18 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Hospice work well under way

BUILDING work at Naomi House children's hospice is moving at lightning pace, and staff at the charity have already finished stripping out the old hospice building.

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19 hrs ago | Warwick Courier

Slideshow: hundreds help to raise A 17k for Myton Hospices at summer fete in Warwick

Almost 17,000 was raised in just four hours at the Myton Hospices' summer fete at the Warwick hospice on Sunday.

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23 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Fond du Lac man to climb Mount Everest to support hospices

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Southwest Times

Local nurse drives to demolish Alzheimer's disease

As a palliative care nurse, Deidra Atwood has spent a majority of her life and career helping people as they have endured many different disease processes.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

Sonoran News

Grants support Hospice of the Valley dementia care

Palliative Care for Dementia patient Irene Benedict visits with her granddaughter Becky Brimhall-Lepire and social worker Bianca Martinez at her Scottsdale assisted living facility.

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CBS Local

Illinois Patients To Docs: 'What About Marijuana?'

Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Illinois, Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Health

The Hill

Advocates call on lawmakers to expand palliative care

Advocates are urging lawmakers to back pieces of legislation that would expand and improve palliative care, the medical subspecialty focused on relieving pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Emanuel Cleaver, US House of Representatives

Bournemouth Echo

Prime Minister's support for disabled children

THE pressures of caring for severely disabled and terminally ill children were aired in the House of Commons by MP Annette Brooke , pictured below.

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McKnightsonline.com

CMS changes mind on hospice drugs

The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services has revised guidance on authorization of hospice drugs for those under Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, according to a new memo.

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BBC News

NHS 'should work more with hospices'

Hospices could play a greater role in end-of-life care and stop hospitals being the "default option", says former Tory party leader Lord Howard.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Mel Perks Memorial Motorcycle Run For Hospice Saturday

Family and friends of the late Mel Perks are again organizing a motorcycle run to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of Chautauqua County.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chautauqua County, NY, Events, Kennedy, NY, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

Narooma News

Palliative care now has new Ambulance options

Palliative care patients and their families in Narooma now have more options for end of life care, thanks to collaboration between NSW Ambulance and the region's largest health agencies.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Pets Help Cancer Patients: Swoosh on the job

More than 13,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer each year. Many of these kids have to endure painful treatments that trigger stress, anxiety and depression.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Pediatric Cancer, Nursing

Prince George Citizen

Carson's career celebrates the end of lives

Prince George was in for a real stroke of good luck when Donalda Carson decided to move here from Quesnel.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Nursing, North America, World News, Opinion

The Labradorian

Irish Loop woman logs pothole damages

The six months Keith Stampe spent going back and forth to St. John's to visit his dying brother was rough enough without dealing with the state of the Irish Loop.

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Driffield Today

Midnight miles in aid of Dove House Hospice

Dust off your onesies, break out the fluffy slippers and join us for a ladies-only moonlit walk over East Yorkshire's iconic Humber Bridge.

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