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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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Why in the World Would You Rent a Casket?

Wednesday April 23, 2014

Man in Casket

We rent cars, vacation homes, and even clothing, such as tuxedos for weddings and shoes for bowling. But why on earth would anyone rent a casket? Read More...

U.S. Trails on Bereavement Leave

Monday April 21, 2014

Despite setting the bar in many areas concerning fair labor practices and worker-friendly regulations, the United States continues to lag behind other developed countries in one key area: mandatory bereavement leave for employees. Read More...

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...

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