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The "Compassionate Use" Rule: Now There's a Ray of Hope for Dying Patients ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, dying, AlternativeMed, choices, bureaucracy, FDA, medicine, treatment )

- 2477 days ago -
This is, at its heart, a health freedom issue. Our freedoms in the health area are all too often ignored by ignorant and willful bureaucrats.
19 Year Old Dog Gives Meaning to a Dying Woman
Health & Wellness  (tags: Baxter, Therapy Dog, pet, inspiration, dying, woman, video, Rainbow Bridge )

- 2571 days ago -
His name is Baxter and at the age of 19, he was still inspiring elderly people in their final days. Baxter has died since this video was shot, but he lives on in our memories as one of the biggest inspirations. What an amazing video.
Make Prescriptions Affordable for Everyone - Take Action Today
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, dying, cancer, treatments, afford )

- 3167 days ago -
It's no secret that health care in America has become difficult for the average person to obtain. People are dying in hospital waiting rooms, families mortgage their homes to afford cancer treatments, and the homeless are being forgotten altogether.
At the End of Life, Denial Comes at a Price
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, health, disease, dying, denial, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans )

- 3733 days ago -
Like the rest of us, doctors struggle to talk about dying. These conversations with patients occur haltingly, awkwardly and often not at all. But a study published recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests just how costly that silence may be,
When Is Enough Enough?
Health & Wellness  (tags: biological maintenance, dying, medical treatment, hospitals, doctors, Medicare, Medicaid, nursing homes, prolonging life )

- 3913 days ago -
I think many of us share a similar fear: dying alone, incapacitated, perhaps unable to speak, to remember, to do the simplest thing for ourselves. Read this piece & share your thoughts on prolonging life when real life itself has already departed.
What We Learn From the Dying
Health & Wellness  (tags: death, dying, spititual learning, humans )

- 4247 days ago -
In medicine even the skillful ones, surgeons and physicians, themselves from Death all turn and flee -- Fear of Death unhinges me. -- William Dunbar (1465-1530), translation by T.E. Holt, M.D.

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