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Some terminal patients, typically high-dose opioid users, who choose to end their lives have taken many hours, even days, to die.
Most veterans who commit suicide do so with a gun, but most therapists don’t understand gun culture. A veteran who has struggled with depression himself now helps bridge that gap by educating mental health professionals.
Tom Price will have significant authority to rewrite the rules for the Affordable Care Act.
Humor may be an antidote for the pain of death for both patients and survivors.
The device, known as an Evzio, administers just enough naloxone to stabilize someone who has overdosed on drugs. But its manufacturer, Kaleo, may be positioning itself to find profits in a dire health care crisis.
Experts say key steps can make a home much more accessible to seniors who can have trouble getting around in wheelchairs or walkers.
Once an elite swimmer and a Yale grad, Siphiwe Baleka now coaches 3,000 fellow truckers on the best ways to work out, eat right and stay connected on the road. Drivers say his wellness plan works.
Intense, “high touch” care that focuses on housing as well as health care brings down medical costs for the most expensive patients. But it’s been hard to replicate successful programs.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which eschews meat and pushes for nutrition to have a stronger influence in health policy, is suggesting alterations in how food aid to low income people is structured.
A Seattle program pioneers palliative care that reaches dying patients on streets and in shelters.