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Black-Owned Hospice Seeks to Bring Greater Ease in Dying to Black Families

Hospice care, which helps control pain in the dying while providing compassionate care, also offers much-needed mental health support to patients and their families. According to the American Psychological Association, 15% to 20% of terminally ill patients are diagnosed with major depression, and family caregivers also suffer high rates of depression and anxiety. Not only does hospice help the dying with their fears, relieve intolerable pain and support their emotional and spiritual needs, it supports their family members as well. Major depression…

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Eco-Anxiety: The Real Tsunami of Climate Change

Kiersten Little, 31, is among the 40% percent of young people around the globe who are so distressed and anxious about climate change that they are hesitant to have children. This kind of climate-related despair isn’t a diagnosable condition but it does have a name: eco-anxiety.

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