death panel

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.
This post features links to the best independent, progressive reporting about health care by members of The Media Consortium.
Welcome once again to our year-end wrap-up and awards ceremony. Honesty dictates that I immediately genuflect to The McLaughlin Group, from whom I have stolen all these award categories.
There's so much not to like about Sarah Palin ... why do I find myself admiring her?
End of life choice is the human liberty movement of the twenty-first century. This is the arena where dignity and liberty stride forward today. The struggle for end-of-life choices is a movement whose time has come.
Welcome back to my annual outright theft of The McLaughlin Group's awards categories for the past year in politics.
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.
What will be catastrophic is if we continue as we are, with only those who are healthy, wealthy, employed with a really great insurance plan or with Medicare coverage reaping the benefits.
Instead of looking for the real story on health care, reporters across America are looking for ways to turn it into a better, more sensational tale. A small, loud minority is getting all of the attention.
So much has been said by those who claim to understand what "end of life care" means, and all of it has little if any root in truth. So, I will give you my personal experience with "end of life counseling."
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
Horrors of the future! Betsy McCaughey goes before her own Death Panel!
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."
Democrats have made progress with their leadership management skills. Here is what they have figured out: When your opposition is burning down, don't get involved.
There are very few irrefutable facts in this world that remain absolute. This is one: We all die. Yet it is a topic that rarely enters our conversations.