Skip to content

Health & Balance

Medical Reference Related to Health & Balance

  1. Health Care Agents: Appointing One and Being One

    WebMD looks at more questions about appointing an appropriate health care agent and their role in your end_of_life issues.

  2. Questions and Answers: Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and End of Life Decision Making

    There are times when artificial nutrition and hydration is necessary, and times when it can be refused. Learn more here.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

    WebMD looks at the federal law concerning advance directives such as living wills, as well as some special cases such as pregnancy.

  6. Questions and Answers: Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and End of Life Decision Making

    Observation of patients indicates that the death process is quite peaceful, and no evidence exists that they are less comfortable or aware of the removal of artificial nutrition and hydration. Learn more here.

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

    Will my advance directives be honored in another state? The answer to this question varies from state to state_ some states do not even address the issue. Find out more here.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

Displaying 151 - 160 of 171 Articles << Prev Page 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Next >>

Today on WebMD

woman in yoga class
6 health benefits of yoga.
beautiful girl lying down of grass
10 relaxation techniques to try.
 
mature woman with glass of water
Do you really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day?
coffee beans in shape of mug
Get the facts.
 
jet plane landing at sunset
Slideshow
poinsettias
Quiz
 
Hungover man
Slideshow
Welcome mat and wellington boots
Slideshow
 
Woman worn out on couch
Article
Happy and sad faces
Quiz
 
Fingertip with string tied in a bow
Article
laughing family
Quiz