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Start the most difficult conversation American isn’t having- 
the conversation about our end of life preferences

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Who’s Gonna Tell The Kids?

“Perhaps you were told that the absent loved one is now in heaven or asleep with the angels- the ‘D’ word avoided like Aunt Agnes’ infamous tuna surprise?” In previous columns, I have examined how the postponement of any thoughtful consideration of death can have disastrous consequences. Our death-denying culture provides precious few opportunities to […]

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The Mainstream Media Should Change Views On Death And Dying

NBC’s “ER” Title Card The continued use of futile, aggressive and costly end of life treatments for the most seriously ill patients causes them less comfortable end of life experiences and contributes to doctor burnout, writes Dr. Janice Boughton, and she believes the power of the media can create a shift in Americans’ approach to end of […]

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