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Research finds palliative care can help extend lives

Research finds palliative care can help extend lives

December 05, 2018 04:10 PM

Medicine is often so focused on curative treatment that palliative care gets a short shrift. 

However, research finds palliative -- or comfort and supportive care, can help extend lives when curative treatment is no longer effective.

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Moreover, palliative care isn't just for end of life. It can be part of a traditional care plan for people with chronic illnesses.

You can learn more about palliative care in Benita’s Zahn’s "Health Beat" here.

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