At the End of Life: Death Doulas and Home Funerals

When Lee Hoyt was in college her parents died — first her mother and then her father. Hoyt, now a retired teacher and volunteer at Gilchrist Hospice in central Maryland, said the losses were exacerbated by the abrupt separation from her parents.
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College Kids Text on Dates, in Shower, at Funerals: Survey

WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many college students send or receive text messages more than 100 times each day and at the most inappropriate times and places, a new study finds. How inappropriate? According to a poll involving more than 150 …
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Death & Dying: Funerals, Memorials & Eulogies

Funerals for children killed in Wyndham Vale lake crash to be open to the public

The funerals of three children who died when their car plunged into a lake in Melbourne’s south-west will be open to the public, their grieving father has announced. Joseph Tito Manyang’s one-year-old son Bol, four-year-old daughter Anger and her twin …
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As funerals planned, lawmaker urges action to prevent carbon monoxide deaths

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Utility regulators and police are trying to determine what could have been done to prevent the deaths of a man and his seven children who died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator installed after their home’s power had been …
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As funerals planned, lawmaker urges action to prevent carbon monoxide deaths

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Utility regulators and police are trying to determine what could have been done to prevent the deaths of a man and his seven children who died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator installed after their home’s power had been …
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As funerals planned, lawmaker urges action to prevent carbon monoxide deaths

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Utility regulators and police are trying to determine what could have been done to prevent the deaths of a man and his seven children who died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator installed after their home’s power had been …
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Two young Miami shooting victims, two funerals, many mourners

On the eve of the day the Christian world celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, more than 1,000 stricken mourners spent six wrenching hours on Saturday laying their children to rest and wondering why violent death seems to become a full-time …
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Two young Miami shooting victims, two funerals, many mourners

On the eve of the day the Christian world celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, more than 1,000 stricken mourners spent six wrenching hours on Saturday laying their children to rest and wondering why violent death seems to become a full-time …
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Death & Dying: Funerals, Memorials & Eulogies

Two young Miami shooting victims, two funerals, many mourners

On the eve of the day the Christian world celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, more than 1,000 stricken mourners spent six wrenching hours on Saturday laying their children to rest and wondering why violent death seems to become a full-time …
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Death & Dying: Funerals, Memorials & Eulogies