Stories tagged: dying
Mon., March 26, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Oregon medical students face tough test: Talking about dying
Oregon Health & Science University officials revamped the medical school curriculum to include new lessons in – and standards for – communication, ethics and professionalism woven through the coursework. The …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 7 p.m.
Ensuring patients’ end-of-life plans aren’t lost in critical moments
In a perfect world, patients with advance directives would be confident that their doctors and nurses – no matter where they receive care – could know in a split second …
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015, noon
Doctor wants patients to reclaim dying as part of living
Palliative care expert Dr. Ira Byock is calling for a revolution, where health consumers – especially patients and their families – demand a better death on their terms.
Thu., April 18, 2013
Front Porch: It’s not right that we bury our children
There’s been too much dying lately. Recently – within a few days of each other, actually – two friends of mine have lost adult children, which has given me new …
Tue., July 26, 2011
Hospice residence to open in Coeur d’Alene
Landscapers on Monday were planting maple trees outside Idaho’s first residential Hospice House in anticipation of a community dedication of the Coeur d’Alene facility tonight. Following a year of construction, …
Mon., June 29, 2009, 7:53 a.m.
Surprising number of teens think they’ll die young
A surprising number of teenagers — nearly 15 percent — think they’re going to die young, leading many to drug use, suicide attempts and other unsafe behavior, new research suggests.