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
Here are 5 things that advocates from the "Conversation Project" say you should know about starting a conversation about end-of-life care with your loved ones.
By Megan Thompson
New Medicare guidance taking effect today aims to stop the federal government from paying millions of dollars to hospice organizations and drug insurance plans for the same prescriptions for seniors. But the changes may make it more difficult for dying…
By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News
America does only a mediocre job of caring for seriously ill and dying patients, according to a study released Monday by Last Acts, a group working to improve end-of-life care.
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