US – Fond du Lac Reporter
Connie Kunkle has a special place in her heart for two palliative care staff members who worked closely with her and her husband John.
Times of India
As is now being discussed globally in enlightened conversations about end of life care – care in the final weeks/months of one’s life – most of our thoughts focus only on delaying death rather than living a meaningful life till the inevitable end.
UK – Pulse
GP practices are being offered thousands of pounds to refer fewer patients for specialist care, including those with suspected cancer, finds a Pulse investigation.
US – Vox
The US has been fighting a global war on drugs for decades. But as prison populations and financial costs increase and drug-related violence around the world continues, lawmakers and experts are reconsidering if the drug war’s potential benefits are really worth its many drawbacks.
India – The Lancet
India’s national AIDS and tuberculosis programmes are facing fiscal shortfalls that are beginning to show impact on the ground. Dinesh C Sharma reports from New Delhi.
India – The Hindu
Life as she knew it – fun, free and promising – came to a full stop on that fateful day five years ago, when Ashla fell off a moving train.
US – Kaiser Health News
A doctor’s training hasn’t historically focused on sensitivity. And too often while juggling heavy workloads and high stress, they can be viewed as brusque, condescending or inconsiderate.
Compass Regional Hospice opens the Caroline Hospice Home in Denton, Maryland.
St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice launches a new support group for secondary breast cancer patients today.
Ocotober 1, 2015 marks the implementation date for ICD-10 coding. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services offers information to providers on the CMS website.