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Study: Hospice Patients Less Likely To Die In Hospitals

People who enroll in hospice care are five times less likely to die in hospitals and nursing homes than people who do not choose hospice, according to a new study by local researchers.

3 hours ago

Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit rather than at home. (credit: Toni L. Sandys/Getty Images)

Study: Chemotherapy May Lead To Less Peaceful Death

Cancer patients who received chemo were more likely to die in a hospital intensive care unit, hooked to a ventilator, rather than at home as they would have preferred.

03/08/2014

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Plea Change Hearing Set In Hospice Fraud Case

A change of plea hearing has been scheduled for Thursday for the owner of a Mississippi hospice charged with running a multimillion dollar Medicare fraud.

02/08/2014

Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.   (Photo credit should read NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Fewer Americans Dying in Hospitals, More at Home

Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.

03/27/2013

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