Dear Doctors: I am writing no less than 45 days after my mother died from a GI bleed from ovarian cancer.  Not once did my mother's team of doctors mention palliative care.  It was not until days and even hours before her death that hospice was discussed and implemented. Our family was blindsided by this. While no one likes to talk about the topic of death, it is important to remember that ...

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Heads up folks in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), parents of premature babies want you to succeed more than you may realize.  It is just hard for them to communicate this through the fog of stress and exhaustion that has consumed them for countless hours, days and even months. So here is a little insight into the parent mind and what they want you to know about what it is ...

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