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Stories with subject: Death and dying
  • Hospice owner, manager charged with Medicare fraud 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:59 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A hospice in Chandler, its owner and the general manager have been charged in a 39-count federal indictment with defrauding Medicare.

  • Nebraskan pleads not guilty in suicide case 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:49 am
  • SIDNEY, Nebraska - A western Nebraska woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she helped her husband kill himself and then hid his body.

  • Brothers find way to pay it forward 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 12:20 pm
  • SYCAMORE, Pennsylvania - Just more than a year ago, the McHenry family of Sycamore was faced with the loss of their son and brother, 24-year-old Lance Cpl. Christopher "Chris" McHenry.

  • Ala. students grieve friends killed in plane crash 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:46 pm
  • GADSDEN, Alabama - Administrators at two Gadsden area schools say they're helping students cope with the loss of three children who died in a small plane crash in Colorado.

  • Assisted suicide bill won't get vote this session 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:32 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - A bill that would allow Connecticut physicians to prescribe medication to help terminally ill patients end their lives won't be voted on during this year's legislative session, the co-chairman of the General Assembly's Public Health Committee said Tuesday.

  • Iowa women dyes scarves to raise cancer awareness 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 11:58 am
  • IOWA CITY, Iowa - Julia Audlehelm always thought that if she faced a life-threatening disease, she would catch a flight someplace warm, crack open a Corona and wait out her final days.

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock gets $10M for hospice center 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 1:15 pm
  • LEBANON, New Hampshire - A $10 million gift to Dartmouth-Hitchcock will be used to create a care center for patients with life-threatening illnesses and complex medical needs.

  • NJ to euthanize 114K brook trout due to disease 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 5:55 am
  • TRENTON, New Jersey - Officials will euthanize 114,000 brook trout at New Jersey's Pequest Trout Hatchery in Warren County due to a recurrence of a fish disease.