end of Life http://kbia.org en Addressing death through a greeting card http://kbia.org/post/addressing-death-through-greeting-card <p></p><p>When <a href="http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2013/February/22/Regina-Holliday-patient-advocate.aspx">Regina Holliday’s</a> husband, Frederick Allen Holliday II, went to the hospital in 2009, he was already at the end stages of kidney cancer. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 22:45:48 +0000 Elana Gordon 31529 at http://kbia.org Addressing death through a greeting card Under the Microscope: October 6th, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-october-6th-2011 <p>This week, we look at a bill that could take some of the uncertainty out of end-of-life decisions. Plus, will funding woes doom agricultural research?</p><p>Hosted by Kyle Deas Thu, 06 Oct 2011 23:35:49 +0000 1707 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: October 6th, 2011 Lawmaker Seeks New 'Family Consent' Law http://kbia.org/post/lawmaker-seeks-new-family-consent-law <p>End-of-life decisions can be wrenching for families. In the early 2000s, the case of Terri Schiavo riveted the nation, as her family battled over whether to remove her feeding tube or keep her on life support. Now, 44 states have so-called &ldquo;family consent&rdquo; laws, which help determine which family member should make health care decisions. Missouri is one of the six states with no such law, putting families and doctors in legal limbo. But a bill headed for the Missouri legislature could change that.</p> Thu, 06 Oct 2011 22:21:09 +0000 Jacob Fenston 2009 at http://kbia.org Lawmaker Seeks New 'Family Consent' Law