End-of-life care

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A hospice that hurried death? Texas courts to weigh criminal charges

May 21, 2018

In a legal case that includes allegations of death-hastening drug use and falsified do-not-resuscitate orders, a former hospice executive has... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, Oct. 11, 2017.

End of life care must acknowledge our mortality, Francis reminds physicians

Nov 16, 2017

By Elise Harris

In a message to medical professionals Thursday, Pope Francis said that when it comes to end-of-life care, treatments should always... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Pope asks for parents' wishes to be respected in Charlie Gard case

Jul 2, 2017

By Elise Harris

Stepping into what has turned out to be a tumultuous legal battle involving a UK couple's push for a say... Read more

Hospice seeks funds for its human dignity-centered care

May 5, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

An end-of-life care organization based in Denver, Colo. will begin helping patients in earnest later this month and is raising... Read more