Tag: Death and dying

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KINGSTON, N.Y. — A 63-year-old woman has been sentenced to prison for helping her sick husband commit suicide with an overdose of prescription pills...
Money an issue as many businesses don’t give caregiver leave

NEW YORK — Within three months, one of MacLaren Cummings' staffers passed away from cancer and then both his own mother and the mother...
Ethics dispute erupts in Belgium over euthanasia rules

A disputed case of euthanasia in Belgium, involving the death of a dementia patient who never formally asked to die, has again raised concerns...
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ROME — A court in Milan has asked Italy's Constitutional Court to rule in the case of a right-to-die advocate who brought a well-known...
Puppy to fill void left by Albany hospice therapy dog

ALBANY, Ore. — Ember the golden retriever may never have as many friends, Facebook followers or book deals as JJ, her predecessor at Samaritan...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Hospice providers would have to adopt policies and procedures for the disposal of powerful prescription painkillers following a patient's death under...
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ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — A state wildlife officer has euthanized two aggressive male turkeys that have been harassing postal carriers in a Cleveland suburb. ...
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KODIAK, Alaska — Kathy and Ted Nussbaum, who helped to establish Hospice and Palliative Care of Kodiak and who will be leaving the island...
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MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. — Frick Hospital in Mount Pleasant has long been the home to monthly support groups for those who've lost loved ones,...

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