Tag Archives: National Institutes of Health

Priorities

Editor’s Note: This past weekend a large group of people assembled outside of the National Cancer Institute to rally for more research funds for childhood cancer. This was written by one on the people whose grandchild died of cancer. She was … Continue reading

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Palliative Care – Misunderstood

Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced it’s support for palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) for adults and children suffering from serious illness. To be honest, for a long, long time, I always associated palliative care with death, dying and hospice.  Many of the services offered under … Continue reading

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Palliative Care

Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced it’s support for palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) for adults and children suffering from serious illness. To be honest, for a long, long time, I always associated palliative care with death, dying and hospice.  Many of the services offered under palliative … Continue reading

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