Pretty much everybody thinks doctors should get paid to talk to you about your end-of-life options.
Even if your state does not (yet) have a POLST option, consider documenting your preferences using other forms, like a living will, durable power of attorney for health care, and the like.
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This post features links to the best independent, progressive reporting about health care by members of The Media Consortium.
But we here at Friday Talking Points have to admit to a little pride in our foresightedness, because only one week ago we
Health care may be the most striking example of the extreme lobbying that's been going on in Obama-era Washington, but this sort of lobbying onslaught actually extends to Obama's whole agenda.
Conservative figures like Sarah Palin and Betsy McCaughey have argued that the financial incentives are such that, under
Q: Can I specify that I want assisted suicide in my directive? A: No. Assisted suicide is currently illegal. However, even
For once, mainstream journalists did not retreat to the studied neutrality of quoting dueling antagonists. They tried to
Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."