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3 hrs ago | Noozhawk

Yacht Club, VNHC Host Reception to Honor Sponsors on Board for Upcoming Charity Regatta

Top row from left, Lynda Tanner, president and CEO of Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care, Don and Dee Dee Barthelmess, Carol Kallman's husband and Don and Carol's daughter, with Robyn Parker, Santa Barbara Yacht Club Charity Regatta chair; Tom Parker, SBYC Charity Regatta past chair, and Rick Keith, VNHC Foundation executive director; bottom row from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Medicine, World News, Venezuela, Brazil, Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

7 hrs ago | Skegness Standard

Trust in charge of Pilgrim Hospital to stay in 'special measures' after inspection

The trust in charge of Boston's Pilgrim Hospital will stay in 'special measures' after inspectors found it still requires improvement.

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8 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

PTSD Sufferers Can Obtain Medical Marijuana Under Arizona Law Starting in January

Will Humble, director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, announced the decision today in his blog.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Arizona, Arizona Government, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Canada.com

OTTAWA10/28/08-Dr Rene Leiva is a palliative care physician who wrote a letter to the editor about the"depression of the soul" for dying patientsl.Photo by Bruno Schlumberger,The Ottawa Citizen, assgt number 92238 A policy review by the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons is sparking renewed debate about whether doctors should be allowed to ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Parents of twins with rare syndrome meet Taoiseach

The parents of twins with an extremely rare syndrome met Taoiseach Enda Kenny today in their battle to have the boys cared for at home.

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14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Catholic head of hospital fired over refusal to perform abortion of a badly deformed fetus

Professor Bogdan Chazan smiles as he speaks to the media among his supporters in front of a maternity hospital in Warsaw June 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

15 hrs ago | Cumbernauld Today

Football tournament raises record amount for hospices

The organiser of the recent charity football tournament in support of CHAS and St Andrew's Hospice has now confirmed the amount raised this year is higher than ever before.

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19 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Handbags for auction

The Kidspath Program at Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care in Mount Airy will host a "Handbag for Hospice" auction next Friday night.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surry County, NC

Yesterday | Eastern Daily Press

Taverham mother who lost child is fundraising for East Anglia's Children's Hospices

Sparhawk Infant School pupils Ryan Parr, Bea Cogman, Ellouise Russen and Oliver Warren present EACH fundraiser Rose Peasgood with the toys the school has donated to the charity.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Motorcycle run to benefit Hospice scheduled for July 26 in Norfolk

A benefit motorcycle run that has raised $63,397 in 15 years for Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley will be hitting the road again on July 26 from the Norwood American Legion.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Norfolk, NY, Madrid, NY, Massena, NY, Waddington, NY

Langley Advance

Langley Faces and Places... July 8, 2014

HomeLife BC president Rick Dubord, and HomeLife real estate crew Natalie Gauvreau, Ralph Janzen, Heather Schoutens, Dale Kirkland, Kendra Andreassen, Michelle Carlsen, Bettina Reid and Dan Bennett met with Jeffrey Thiessen of Canuck Place to present a $40,000 donation to the charity that provides palliative care for B.C. children and support for ... (more)

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Patch.com

Hope Hospice Hosting Free Discussion About End of Life Planning

The greatest gift you can give your family is to have open and honest conversations surrounding your wishes about medical treatments as your health declines.

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The Argus

Handbag gifts help hospice

Brighton-based Handbags for Hospices appeared in our newspaper when co-founder Abi Bowen told how it aided hospices by selling donated handbags.

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Kent Online

Petition brings roar to EllenorLions hospice name change campaign

The change could come as the Northfleet charity, which provides hospice care for people right across north Kent, reviews its identity to avoid confusion when fundraising.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Chance to find out about advanced care planning

AN independent health and social care services provider is inviting people in Kidderminster to find out more about advanced care planning from 11am until 12.30pmon Friday at its Brook Court care home.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Freshnews

OnePoint Patient Care Hospice Partners Report Great Success With...

"We are always listening to our hospice partners and striving to understand the challenges they face and how we can help surmount them," said Jeffrey Hohl, OnePoint's chief executive officer.

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Connecticut Post

Heat can be hard on

This is my first month as the executive director of geriatrics and palliative care at Bridgeport Hospital.

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Related Topix: Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Weather

Business Journal

Erin McAndrew named executive director at Compassus

Erin McAndrew has been named executive director of Hospice Compassus in the Pittsburgh area.

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Business Journal

McAndrew named executive director at Compassus

Nashville, Tenn.-based Hospice Compassus has offices in Carnegie and Cranberry and is part of a nationwide chain of hospices, with more than 60 community-based programs.

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Business Journal

Bill Frist's Aspire Health raises $5.5 million

Aspire Health, the palliative care company co-founded last year by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, has raised $5.5 million in new equity, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

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