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Katy Butler: Patients Can Experience A “Good” Death

Award-winning journalist and bestselling memoirist Katy Butler wants more Americans to plan for and experience a “good” death. Butler, author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door, spoke about the importance of open and honest communication between patients, families and doctors Thursday at Loyola University-Chicago. “We live in a culture that doesn’t want to talk about death […]

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Is Death The Enemy?

In the end, the marginal status our culture assigns to the end of life- with all its fear, anxiety, isolation and anger- is inevitably what each of us will inherit in our dying days if we don’t help change this unfortunate paradigm. For many of my healing and helping professional colleagues, death is the enemy. […]

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