Media Watch 509: In this issue...

  • “It’s made a difference”: How word clouds offer solace to family members as a loved one dies
  • Pennsylvania House OKs “right-to-try” drugs not approved by Food & Drug Administration
  • When doctors should ignore end-of-life directives
  • Rethinking dialysis: Giving patients choices
  • An increased death rate means changing care landscape in South Carolina
  • Terminally ill patients decide how money is spent on their care in pilot scheme
  • “90% in need of palliative care in Kingdom do not receive it”
  • For old folks left to die at Myanmar’s roadsides and cemeteries, these homes are their last hope
  • and more.....