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Stories with subject: Advance directives
  • Woman faces dilemma in sending terminally ill son to school story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-03-15 1:44 pm

    ATHENS, Alabama - An Alabama teen with a terminal heart condition has not returned to school after a spate of hospitalizations because of what his mother says is a dispute with school officials about how he might die.

  • Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 5:43 pm

    WASHINGTON - Medicare said Friday it will pay doctors to help patients plan what kind of care they want at the end of life - an idea more broadly accepted than six years ago, when it touched off a political uproar about "death panels."