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With the strokes from three gubernatorial pens, Vermont on Monday became the fourth state in the country to allow doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients. Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the measure in a state House ceremony in...
The first fish that Yan Andrade ever caught was a 17-pound jack crevalle that would have tested a much more experienced angler. But the 16-year-old has never been one to back away from a fight. Slightly built and weighing only 87 pounds, but...
TAVARES — George Wanberg knew what to expect when he returned home from Vietnam. He and his military buddies were told to throw away their uniforms before setting foot in the U.S. to avoid being spit on, punched and taunted by Americans who...
FRUITLAND PARK — Adonis Collado remembers his nature-loving sister's perpetual willingness to always play with him, while Paris Chambliss will never forget her grandmother's warm, generous hugs. For both, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care'...
HealthThirty four clinicians and seven care teams recently received awards at Lehigh Valley Health Network's Friends of Nursing Celebration. The program was attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The awards are...
The Virginia Caregiver Coalition is sponsoring a meeting: "Improving Patient-Physician Communication about end-of-life care". POST -- physician orders for scope of treatment -- presented by Laura Pole, RN, MSN, pilot project coordinator, Palliative Care...
These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group — Third Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Lighthouse Senior Living at Ellicott City, 3100 N. Ridge Road, Ellicott City. 410-465-2288. Bereaved Parents, USA — Third Wednesday, 8 p.m....
A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go his whole life without ever taking a PSA test, according to the American Urological Assn. In a new clinical guideline unveiled Friday, the urologists said that only men between the ages of 55 and...
Forrest Samuel "Sam" Rogers, local businessman of Morganton, N.C., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Born in 1924 in East Jordan, Mich., he was the son of the late Maggie and Samuel Rogers. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Grant...
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Jean Lucille Szoke passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on April 25, 2013. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She is survived by son, Bob (Sally), daughter, Marian Childress (Bud), grandson, Mike (Michelle),...
Jack William DeWildt passed away peacefully April 29, 2013, at the age of 92. He was born Oct. 26, 1920, to his parents, Peter and Ethel DeWildt. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Natalie Kloosterman and Donald DeWildt. He will be lovingly...
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James R. Hay, 73, Jennerstown, died peacefully April 29, 2013, at Palliative Care Unit, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, after a five-year struggle with multiple health issues. Born July 29, 1939, in Johnstown, son of Arnold G. Sr. and Marguerite...
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May 20, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 17, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 14, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 3, 2013 | Allentown Morning Call
May 9, 2013 |Story| Daily Press
May 9, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 3, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 3, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
May 1, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Apr 30, 2013 |Story| Daily American
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