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Who would speak for you if a serious accident or illness left you unable to speak for yourself?

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Does Cryonics Mean Heaven Can Wait?

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Clock in ice

A new documentary film offers an inside look at Michigan's Cryonics Institute and raises a challenging question: Have human beings actually discovered a way to cheat death? Read More...

National Healthcare Decisions Day 2014

Tuesday April 1, 2014

According to a 2006 survey published by the Pew Research Center, 95% of Americans have heard of a living will, which specifies the medical treatments that someone wants/doesn't want at the end of life. Unfortunately, less than a third of the U.S. population has actually created one (29%) according to that survey. Read More...

Why Bother Attending a Funeral?

Monday March 31, 2014

Value of Funerals

Given life's hectic pace these days, it's easy to rationalize that attending a funeral ranks less important than [INSERT REASON HERE]. The next time you catch yourself tempted to skip a funeral or memorial service, remember these six reasons why you should make the effort. Read More...

Richard III's Bones Might Belong to Someone Else

Friday March 28, 2014

King Richard III

In February 2013, news that archaeologists had unearthed the skeleton of King Richard III beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England, triggered worldwide excitement. Yesterday, however, two experts in history and archaeology said, "Not so fast." Read More...

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