More palliative care needed for life-limiting illnesses

Deciding when to stop aggressive medical care can be hard to gauge, writes Dr. Cynthia Jones-Nosacek, a family practice physician in Milwaukee whose mother spent most of the final two months of her life in the hospital. The U.S. needs to "do more with palliative care for people with life-limiting illness" to control pain and symptoms and help people deal with their diagnoses.

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