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Posted: June 3, 2019

Lawsuit Highlights State Role in Regulating Regenerative Medicine (Pew Trusts)

New York case is the latest action against unproven stem cell interventions and other ‘treatments’.

Posted: May 16, 2019

VEN Spring Palliative Care Conference: Listening, Language & the Power of Truth-Telling

View speaker slide presentations.

Posted: May 15, 2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 (New York Times)

“If the same thing were to occur tomorrow, and knowing that I could reach this point, I would still not want to be forced to undergo the pain and agony that I had to undergo to be alive now. I would want that choice to lie entirely with myself and no others.”

Posted: May 13, 2019

Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work (New York Times)

The F.D.A. has taken an industry-friendly approach toward companies using unproven cell cocktails to treat people desperate for relief from aging or damaged joints.

Posted: April 29, 2019

Community Advance Care Planning Events

Check out these advance care planning related educational events happening around the state this spring.

Posted: April 28, 2019

National Health Care Decisions Day & Vermont Advance Directive Week 2019

April 16th was National Health Care Decisions Day and April 14th – 19th was Vermont Advance Directive Week. Learn about what we accomplished statewide through through a coordinated awareness effort.