A critical care physician says "nudges" can help those with serious illnesses make sound decisions at a time of great emotional and physical complexity.
By Bob Tedeschi, STAT
Doctors have a tough time being frank with patients who are dying. So they're stepping into simulators to practice telling patients the unvarnished truth.
By Max Blau, STAT
Federal program paid $16 million in first six months of 2016 to counsel 223,000 patients about treatment preferences in their last days.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Jeb Bush's effort to stop Michael Schiavo from removing his brain-damaged wife's feeding tube was a defining moment of Bush's time in office. Bush, a devout Catholic, sided with Terri Schiavo's parents in the end-of-life dispute and reached for unprecedented…
By Michael J. Mishak, Associated Press
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