For years I've been asked the same question: "How can you work in hospice and be around death everyday?" As if death, like this year's flu, were something we could all just avoid so long as we stay away from it. This question, however, takes on a bit of a different form this time of year as people's thoughts are centered much more around family. The question becomes more of ...

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Most of us who work in medicine refer to ourselves as professionals and for good reason. Years of education, training, and experience make you the clinician you are. Hospice professionals in particular require a very special set of skills to care for patients and families. You are truly professional in caring for the whole person. When it comes to sports there is a clear line of distinction between professionals and everyone ...

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