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Hospice industry recruiting healthier, more profitable patients

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent, The Washington Post
Dec 28 2013 - 4:06pm

Hospice patients are expected to die: The treatment focuses on providing comfort to the terminally ill, not finding a cure. To enroll a patient, two doctors certify a life expectancy of six months or less.But over the past decade, the number of "hospice survivors" in the United States has risen dramatically, in part because hospice companies earn...

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VIDEO: Riverdale's outgoing mayor pleased with job in and out of office

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Oct 2 2013 - 1:16pm

RIVERDALE -- When he's not conducting a city council meeting, attending a ribbon cutting or making plans for other business in the city of Riverdale, Mayor Bruce Burrows is helping terminally ill patients find peace through faith and prayer.

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VIDEO: Riverdale's outgoing mayor pleased with job in and out of office

Jamie Lampros, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Oct 2 2013 - 1:16pm

RIVERDALE -- When he's not conducting a city council meeting, attending a ribbon cutting or making plans for other business in the city of Riverdale, Mayor Bruce Burrows is helping terminally ill patients find peace through faith and prayer.

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