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  1. Whole Medical Systems: An Overview

    Traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, homeopathy and naturopathy: They all involve techniques and practices that may complement traditional medical care. Learn more about alternative medicine.

  2. Stress Management - Ways to Avoid Stress

    Because stress is unavoidable in life, it is important to find ways to decrease and prevent stressful incidents and decrease your negative reactions to stress. Following are activities to help you do this.Managing timeTime management skills can allow you to spend more time with your family and friends and possibly increase your performance and productivity. This will help reduce your stress.To ...

  3. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Your agent needs to know about the quality of life that is important to you and when and how aggressively you would want medical treatments provided. Find out more about discussing your wishes with your advance directives agent.

  4. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    You can best protect your treatment wishes by appointing a healthcare agent and preparing a living will. Each offers something the other does not. Have a look at the benefits of combining these approaches here.

  5. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Advance directives give you a voice in decisions about your medical treatment, even if you are unconscious or too ill to communicate. Learn more about advanced directives here.

  6. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Your advance directives become legally valid as soon as you sign them in front of the required witnesses. However, each state establishes its own guidelines for when advance directives become operative. Learn more here.

  7. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Though you may have some form of an advance directive, you can still receive certain types of care, even if you wish to refuse others. Learn more here.

  8. Conversations Before The Crisis

    In addition to understanding what a person wants, and who is going to make those choices, conversations about the end of life are also opportunities to explore family issues.

  9. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Gain an understanding of the procedures known as cardiopulmonary resuscitation to aid in your decisions concerning advance directives such as living wills.

  10. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    WebMD clarifies the difference between a "will", a "living will", and a "living trust", as well as the different forms of power of attorney, and concerns over life insurance when using an advanced directive.

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