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Finding Peace At The End Of Life

A Story Of Hope In The Darkness LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Kimberly Dahlem never expected a series of headaches to change her family’s future. The week before Thanksgiving in 2017, her husband, Mark Dahlem, began complaining of excruciating headaches. “We thought it was just the hustle and bustle about the holiday,” Kimberly, 46, told ​Life Matters […]

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Former Passages Hospice Employees Face Prison, Fines

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org The former owner of Passages Hospice and its director of nursing will be sentenced for their part in a multi-year, multi-million dollar Medicare scheme. Seth Gillman, 47, an attorney and founder of now-shuttered Passages, pled guilty to one count of health care fraud in an Illinois federal court on Friday. The for-profit hospice company is accused of […]

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Medical Marijuana Program For Illinois Patients Begins

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Nearly 3,300 Illinois patients and caregivers with state-issued ID cards will be able to legally purchase medical marijuana on Monday for the first time. Eight dispensaries are authorized to start selling cannabis, program director Joseph Wright told The Associated Press. The number is expected to grow to a dozen dispensaries by the end of the month […]

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