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.
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.
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.
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.