Posts tagged "hospice"
The Patient Body: Reading HuffPo’s “Hospice, Inc.”

The Patient Body: Reading HuffPo’s “Hospice, Inc.”

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.

Editor on the Radio

Don't miss my interview on WBAI's "Healthstyles," with Barbara Glickstein.  Tonight at 11 pm on 99.5 FM. I'll be discussing Catholic hospitals and end of life care, issues discussed in my last article for The Nation, found here. It's a two part series so check out the second segment on August 25th, same time and...

The Bishops, Proving Me Right

I shouldn't take any credit for predicting the actions of the most predictable institution on the globe, but I'll take it anyway.  I made the case at The Nation last week that the USCCB's recent statement on aid in dying would lead to broader crack-downs on end of life rights, privacy, and awareness....

I Think I Know Jack.

by Paul Creeden: Dr. Jack Kevorkian is the subject of You Don't Know Jack, an HBO film, which premiered on the cable network in April. Al Pacino plays “Dr. Death,” as Kevorkian was dubbed in 1956 after he performed, in his role as a pathologist, a photographic survey of the pupils of dying patients. Kevorkian...