- Medicare aims to foster critical care talks with doctors Updated: Apr-20-16 11:48 am
Medicare wants more doctors and patients to talk about the tough care decisions that must be made if a person becomes seriously ill or incapacitated.
- Health group urges families to discuss advance directives Updated: Apr-17-16 12:52 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A new report suggests few New Hampshire residents have spelled out their wishes when it comes to what kind of medical care they want when they lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves.
- Canada's new assisted suicide bill doesn't allow visitors Updated: Apr-14-16 3:33 pm
TORONTO - Canada on Thursday introduced a new assisted suicide law that will apply only to citizens and residents, meaning Americans won't be able to travel to Canada to die.
- JPMorgan profit falls 8 percent, fails key regulatory test Updated: Apr-13-16 4:36 pm
JPMorgan Chase said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit fell more than 8 percent from a year earlier and the bank tried to soothe investor concerns after it failed a key regulatory test designed to prevent another financial crisis.
- 2 years after cemetery shutdown, families still seek answers Updated: Apr-11-16 10:38 am
BARTLETT, Tennessee - Jackie Hughes longs to grieve over her sister's death in simple ways: visit her grave, lay out flowers, and pour a can of Bud Light - her sister's favorite - on the spot. But three years after Tawana Hillard's death, Hughes hasn't been able to spill a drop.
- Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers Updated: Apr-11-16 10:01 am
Sioux City Journal. April 10, 2016
- LHC Group inks home health, hospice partnership in Arizona Updated: Apr-05-16 7:37 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Louisiana-based LHC Group will become the majority owner and operator of two of Northern Arizona Healthcare's home health agencies and a hospice under a joint venture agreement.
- Chambers promises to keep pushing for aid-in-dying law Updated: Apr-04-16 11:28 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska's longest-serving lawmaker has adopted a new cause that he plans to pursue every year: allowing adults with terminal illnesses to end their own lives.
- Right-to-die group comes up with new, cheaper medication Updated: Apr-03-16 5:57 pm
SEATTLE - Right-to-die advocates in Washington state have created a cheaper alternative mixture of medications to help terminally ill patients legally end their lives after a drug company abruptly hiked the price of a drug commonly used for the purpose.
- FBI: Hospice nurses told to overdose patients to speed death Updated: Mar-30-16 4:44 pm
DALLAS - The owner of a Dallas-area hospice ordered nurses to increase drug dosages for patients to speed their deaths and maximize profits, according to an FBI affidavit.