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Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. This is a global day of giving back, where you’ll have the chance to join people around the world to celebrate generosity, sowing acts of kindness and make an impact...

Laws against the killing of patients vindicate and uphold every person's right to life, especially that of the terminally ill or vulnerable. Medical practice complements these noble goals by preserving life and restoring health. The raison d'etre of palliative care is to improve quality of life and...

Three Southeast hospitals are partnering with the University of Alabama at Birmingham on a study to determine whether a telehealth platform can improve palliative care options for rural African-Americans. Community hospitals in Aiken, S.C., Alexander City, Ala., and Picayune, Miss., will coordinate the connected health project...

  Physicians tussled here over whether the American Medical Association should continue its opposition to physician-assisted suicide (PAS) -- also known as "aid-in-dying." At the AMA's House of Delegates' Interim Meeting on Sunday, dozens of physicians made impassioned speeches, clashing over whether to ultimately endorse an AMA...