A state with integrated systems for end-of-life care offers better treatment for the seriously ill, according to a new study.
Some terminal patients, typically high-dose opioid users, who choose to end their lives have taken many hours, even days, to die.
The federal program paid $16 million in the first six months of 2016 to counsel 223,000 patients about treatment preferences in their last days.
In California, Colorado and four other states, many hospitals, health systems and doctors just say no.
Seattle seniors at an upscale assisted living center lament Washington’s rush to repeal and replace Obamacare with no alternative on the table.
A Seattle program pioneers palliative care that reaches dying patients on streets and in shelters.
Organs from elderly deceased donors can work for years, says a new study that supports growing views among U.S. transplant experts.