US – Global Health Hub
One may worry that helping people with terminal illness facing the ends of their lives does less for society than helping those who are younger with more potential. But sadly, in poorer areas of the world those with terminal illness are often not elderly
Canada – CBC News
The minister of health in Newfoundland and Labrador says the province has not yet nailed down its position on a law to regulate physician assisted dying.
UK – STV News
An independent review of the way drugs are assessed for use on the NHS is to be launched, Health Secretary Shona Robison announced today.
Canada – Toronto Sun
Vince Leitao says the loss of his son to cancer was the most difficult journey of his life. Jonathan Leitao, 16, was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer in the spring of 2014 and died at the Hospital for Sick Children four months later.
US – Michael Santos
Jimmy Hamilton served 30 years in federal prison. While incarcerated, he made a decision to live a life of meaning and relevance.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is proud to announce that it’s public awareness campaign “Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice” is a finalist in the 2016 PR News CSR, Nonprofit and Diversity Awards programs.
Hear from family caregivers as they share their personal experiences and talk about the importance of their social connections.
‘Easier said than done’ is such a common phrase that we all have used at some point or worse, used on us; especially in a world that has gone ‘mad’ with buzzing activities all over.