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News on Palliative Care continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine

20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

22 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

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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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Ashburn, MO

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Rye and Battle Observer

Beautiful garden at Pett opens in aid of St Michael's hospice

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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Kent Online

Hartsdown teacher Luke Williams vows to marry fiancee Linda Birzniece ...

A huge fundraiser has notched up more than 15,000 in just a few days - in honour of a popular teacher told he has just six months to live.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oral Cancer

CiteULike

Using Qualitative Evidence to Help Understand Complex Palliative Care ...

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Prince George Citizen

Hospice dream home up for grabs

Dining room and living room of the Prince George Hospice Society 2014-15 lottery home.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Medicine, Interior Design, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Security, Polaris Sportsman, All-Terrain Vehicles, Polaris ATV

Medical Daily

Exercise And Nutrition Added To Palliative Care Programs For Cancer...

Palliative care services for cancer patients in the advanced stages of this life-threatening disease are designed to provide comfort and support for patients by meeting emotional, physical, and spiritual needs.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Canada,

Wharfedale Observer

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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Mirror.co.uk

X Factor invite for 11-year-old girl banned from school outing for going to mum's funeral

Little Maddie Stevens will watch Simon Cowell and co after teachers excluded her following one day's absence for paying a last farewell to mum Gail who died of breast cancer in hospice.

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