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1 hr ago | Midweek Herald

Get baking for Hospiscare

Left to right: Glenn Cosby, writer Anita Merritt, Catherine Crowe of Powderham Castle, Sarah Smith, of Hospiscare, and Joe Mann of Fun Kitchen, who organised a fun cake decorate off.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine, World News,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Psychology Today

Why Are Hospice Names So Odd?

When choosing the best hospice for a loved one, look past the name. As competition heats up, hospices rebrand to stand out as the most soothing and customer-friendly among many providers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Huntley, IL, Bolingbrook, IL

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Opinion: People of color and end-of-life-choices in health care

The day my father died from prostate cancer - Jan 11, 2011 - is the day I decided that no family should ever experience the same pain.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, African-American, Medicine, Opinion

Shields Gazette

Radio duo's 80-hour broadcast bid

WARMING UP ... Mark Kram, left, and Alan Gibson, of Hedworthfield CA Radio, are doing an 80-hour session to raise funds for St Clare s Hospice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom,

Evesham Journal

Firefighter hopes to beat the heat for hospice with gruelling trek in full uniform

A FIREFIGHTER hopes to beat the heat when he walks 21 miles in full uniform to raise money for a Worcester hospice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Warwickshire County, England, West Midlands County, England

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

5th annuals Swim a Mile for Hospice set for Saturday at Postwood Park

The first four Swim a Mile for Hospice events have combined to raise more than $100,000 for Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, a total that will grow this weekend when Hospice hosts its fifth annual swimming event.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hannawa Falls, NY

Nevada Appeal

Local artist featured in exhibit

J. Renee Ekleberry is a local artist who expresses his work through oils, pastels, watercolor, acrylic, photography, Giclee and fine art prints.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Medicine

Digital Post Production

Amedisys Announces New $70 Million Second Lien Credit Facility and...

Amedisys, Inc. , one of America's leading home health and hospice care companies, today announced that it entered into a new $70 million six-year second lien term loan facility.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Industry, Amedisys, Medicine, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law

WNYC-AM New York

Getting Hospice Care Shouldn't Have To Mean Giving Up

Patients who get the comforts of palliative care as well as disease treatment live longer, studies show, than those who only get treatment for the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicare

Canada.com

Medical marijuana debate: Doctors take issue with national body

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: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Canada,

Guardian-series.co.uk

Applications open for the Gannett Foundation grants

Grants are being offered by the Gannett Foundation, the charitable arm of the owner of Newsquest Media group, who publish the East London and West Essex Guardian Series.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Essex County, England,

Business Wire

David Lloyd Leisure Clubs Gear up for Inaugural a Le North Westa Cycle Challenge in Aid of Charity

The challenge kicks off at David Lloyd Cheadle in Royal Crescent, Cheadle Royal, Cheadle at 7am on Sunday, August 10. Sports manager at David Lloyd Cheadle, Gareth Beard, said: "We've been really inspired by the amazing Tour de France and there are many keen cyclists amongst us, so we wanted to harness this enthusiasm and raise much-needed funds ... (more)

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Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Better care for the dying in NUH's emergency ward

NUH doctor says the hospital's emergency department is seeing more terminally ill patients, for whom aggressive interventions may not be the way to go.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Indonesia, Nursing

BioMed Central

Paediatric palliative care by video consultation at home: a cost minimisation analysis

In the vast state of Queensland, Australia, access to specialist paediatric services are only available in the capital city of Brisbane, and are limited in regional and remote locations.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel

Worcester News

Worcester hospice gives student nurses insight into palliative care

STUDENT nurses are being given an insight into the work involved in caring for people at the end of their lives thanks to a Worcester hospice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Stornoway Today

Care report on Bethesda Hospice

Healthcare Improvement Scotland today published its report relating to an unannounced inspection visit to Bethesda Hospice, Stornoway.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Grantham Journal

Grantham Hospital closes beds due to staff shortages

The Journal received a call to say beds were being closed and there have been comments on the Journal's Facebook page also alluding to bed and even ward closures.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Martin Paul Pranke, Janesville

Martin Paul Pranke, age 41, of Janesville, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the Agrace Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Janesville.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Medicine, Two Rivers, WI

WOWT-TV Omaha

Fremont Health Welcomes Four New Physicians

Fremont Health Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of four new physicians to its Medical Staff - an OB/GYN, a family physician, a palliative care specialist, and a general surgeon.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Omaha, NE, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Wahoo, NE

Fri Jul 25, 2014

JD Supra

Health Headlines: Also in the News - July 2014 #3

CMS Revises Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug Plan Prior Authorization Requirement for Hospices On July 18, 2014, CMS released a revised a memorandum outlining responsibility for drug payments for hospice beneficiaries.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine

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