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DNR patients face higher death rates after surgery

Patients with a do not resuscitate (DNRs) order are more likely to die during certain surgeries — for reasons that aren’t clear.

End-of-life decisions: When is it too soon to broach the topic?

A new survey shows most physicians are waiting much longer than was commonly thought to discuss a terminal diagnosis with patients. Is it the right thing to do?

End-of-life care and the ‘race gap’

Black cancer patients are less likely to have their end-of-life care wishes followed. The question is why.