palliative care

death

Really, Really Old People Talked About Whether They're Ready to Die

"I wish I could snuff it. I'm only in the way."
Jane Fleming
6.20.18
mental health

How Assisted Suicide Affects Doctors

Many physicians are still conflicted about it.
Ronald W. Pies
1.12.18
Vice News Tonight

Chronic pain patients are suffering from Maine's strict opioid laws

Seth Dalton
Cassie Giraldo
7.27.17
feels

You’d Be Surprised at the Lengths Doctors Will Go for Dying Patients

Cigarettes, prostitutes, and ritualistic slaughters.
Shayla Love
4.14.17
healthcare

How Mongolia Became a Great Place To Die

It leads much wealthier nations in palliative care.
Andrew North
4.4.17
healthcare

Dying Kids Benefit From Obamacare in a Big Way

Are you really going to fuck things up for them, GOP?
Jason Silverstein
3.27.17
Health

The Death Doulas of Kerala

A network of volunteers is helping people in India end their days in peace.
Jeremy Laurance
2.28.17
americas

California Becomes Fifth US State to Allow Aid in Dying for Terminal Patients

Terminally ill California patients will now be able to request life-ending medications from their doctors.
Sydney Lupkin
6.9.16
Crime & Drugs

As the US Is Awash in Painkillers, the Developing World Is in Dire Need of Them

Roughly 5.5 billion people — three quarters of the world's population — have insufficient or no access to morphine, codeine, and other controlled substances used for pain relief.
Samuel Oakford
4.22.16
News

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Is in Palliative Care

The family of the former hard-partying mayor has been by his side in the hospital for days as he continues his battle with cancer.
Manisha Krishnan
3.21.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LSD Could One Day Be Used to Help People Confront Death

That's right, your grandparents could soon be tripping more balls than you.
Allison Tierney
2.18.16
Gaming

How 'Dance Dance Revolution' Helped Me Recover After a Gigantic Boulder Fell on Me

Back in 2000 I was the 'DDR' king of my local arcade. And then a gigantic rock almost crushed me to death.
Luke McKinney
1.27.16
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