Tag: Death and dying

Decatur hospice patient treated to makeover, day on town

DECATUR, Ill. — As a 93-year-old hospice patient, Georgia Leefers hadn't had many opportunities recently to leave her room at Fair Havens Christian Home. ...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — Health care officials say Kansas nursing homes are hesitant to take patients who need hospice care and who are waiting on...
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WALTHAM, Mass. — The Massachusetts Medical Society is no longer opposed to medical aid in dying as an end-of-life option for the terminally ill. ...
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they...
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CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian state parliament on Wednesday legalized voluntary euthanasia 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for...
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CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian state parliament on Wednesday stepped closer to passing a voluntary euthanasia bill, 20 years after the country repealed the...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — In this week's New York state government news, lawmakers are looking ahead to the 2018 legislative session and predicting the return...
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CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian state parliament's marathon debate on allowing voluntary euthanasia abruptly ended on Friday unresolved after a lawmaker collapsed in his...
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CINCINNATI — An Ohio corporation has paid the U.S. government a record $75 million to settle lawsuits stemming from alleged false claims about hospice...

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