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People with Heart Disease Miss Out on Palliative Care

A recent study shows that cardiologists rarely discuss end of life

As we begin the year 2018, heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States, killing over 600,000 Americans every year. More than half of these deaths are due to sudden cardiac arrest, usually caused by a … Continue reading

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America’s Life Expectancy Is Lowest in 20 Years

Americans are dying younger today, and nobody is sure why

Life expectancy in the United States dropped for the first time in nearly two decades in 2015, according to a recent report from the National Center for Health Statistics. The decrease followed a several-year stretch in which the nation’s life … Continue reading

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