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Most Americans nearing death don’t have access to palliative services and good end-of-life care.... more »
posted 03/12/18

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Sharitta Berry was at Oakland’s Highland Hospital when she got the bad news in early 2018.
For Asians, Latinos, and other ethnic minorities, the end of life presents unique challenges. Language barriers and cultural traditions can often inhibit access to hospice, pain management, and comfort care.