Climate change not only poses enormous dangers to the planet, but also harms human health.
We have cause to consider whether perhaps we could do more to preserve the patient-family connection at the end of life.
In 2018, more than 2,000 people died from drug overdoses in Australia — about five each day.
Overall, there were more than 800 “excess deaths” in the first quarter of 2020, compared with the average of the previous 5 years.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the wall-to-wall news coverage that has come with it has changed many of our lives seemingly overnight.
The coronavirus is not only affecting the way we live, it’s also dramatically affecting the way we die.
For most of us, death conjures up strong feelings. We worry about it, dismiss it, laugh it off or don’t think about it at all. Until we have to.
Here are five research findings – biochemical, medical, genetic, sociological and psychological – that you may not be aware of.