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Relieving the Supreme Court’s Pain…..


Revisiting the constitutional right to Palliative Care Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, a political theorist, was invited to write this commentary on April 18th.  She is currently writing a book on Palliative Care and Public Policy for SUNY Press to be published in 2013) New state laws aimed at curbing opioid access in regions experiencing what … Continue reading

Yes to Palliative Care: Restating it in reaction to Kevorkian’s Death.


When I spoke to the Wisconsin Hemlock Society on “Educating Physicians about End of Life Care,” my supportive wife came to listen. “At least one person will applaud!” said the greeter when my wife indicated the reason for her attendance. She was one of many who stood and applauded, grateful that a physician would boldly confirm the importance of … Continue reading

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