Making Hard Decisions About Dying Brings Personal, Financial Benefits (NBC News)


A study conducted by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice found that seven out of 10 Americans die from chronic diseases, and though Americans are living longer, many families have not made end-of-life plans, NBC News’ Rock Center With Brian Williams reports.

“The uncertainty over how to handle a loved one’s last days often results in more medical intervention, according to the Dartmouth study,” Rock Center reports.

Read the full story, published 9/19/12 by NBC News’ Rock Center With Brian Williams.

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