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In a recent article in the Coast News, Donald Ritt, MD, discusses the importance of advance planning for patients to communicate their wishes for end-of-life...
- Friday, April 17th, 2015
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) has named Holly Yang, MD, of Scripps Health to its national list of inspirational leaders in ...
- Friday, January 30th, 2015
Timothy Corbin, MD, a hospice and palliative care physician at Scripps Health, shares tips on how to cope with the holiday season after the loss of a loved one.
- Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
Grief is a normal and natural response to death. It can affect our cognitive processes, tax our emotions, change our social lives and can even challenge our ...
- Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Caring for patients during the last days of their lives can be challenging and costly as doctors weigh whether more or less treatment is warranted. As a resu...
- Monday, September 16th, 2013
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter once said, “There are only four kinds of people in the world: Those who have been caregivers, those who are currently careg...
- Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight on end-of-life medical care. Planning ahe...
- Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011