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Faith Impacts End Of Life Care Among African-Americans, Study Finds

Compared with other racial and ethnic groups, African-Americans are among the most religious. BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Faith, distrust of the medical system and family dynamics discourage many seriously ill African-Americans from choosing hospice and palliative care services. A new study published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine highlights the effects of church– the spiritual center for many African-Americans– on end of […]

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