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  • Michelle Carter, Conrad Roy III case: Carter charged in Conrad’s suicide death
    Michelle Carter, Conrad Roy III case: Carter charged in Roy’s teen suicide death
    The Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy III case covering Carter’s involvement in the teen suicide death of Conrad Roy III went before a grand jury, and Michelle Carter has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. The now 18-year-old girl from...
  • Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy III involved in tragic teen death? Did friend urge other to die?
    Michelle Carter: Conrad Roy III dead after teen friend told him to kill himself?
    A young woman, Michelle Carter, is accused in the death of Conrad Roy III, her former friend and schoolmate. Roy III passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning last summer in a tragic suicide by idling his vehicle, a truck. NECN News reports this...
  • The legendary Leonard Nimoy dies at the age of 83.
    Leonard Nimoy's passing
    The internationally-worshipped, resonant and gaunt-faced actor of the highly acclaimed sci-fi television series Star Trek, Leonard Nimoy, or Mr. Spock, passed away this morning on Friday, February 27. The legendary actor died in his home in the...
  • Leonard Nimoy gone at 83
    Leonard Nimoy passes away at age 83
    The Huffington Post and the New York Times are reporting that Leonard Nimoy has passed away today, February 27, 2015. Nimoy’s wife Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed that her husband passed away at home this morning from chronic end stage pulmonary...
  • Couple dies hand in hand
    Couple dies hand in hand: Soul mates, hand in hand, die after decades in love
    A married couple dies hand in hand in a tale reminiscent of The Notebook – the romantic novel turned movie written by Nicholas Sparks. In a story that’s equal parts heartwarming and heartrending, a California couple married for 67...
  • Young women often ignore heart attack symptoms
    Young women often ignore heart attack symptoms
    When the topic of heart attack arises, many envision a middle aged, or older man, clutching his chest. However, each year, more than 15,000 women under the age of 55 die of heart disease in the United States, making it the leading cause of death...
  • Ben Woolf
    'American Horror Story: Freak Show' actor Ben Woolf dead at 34
    According toVarietyon Feb. 23, actor Ben Woolf has died at the age of 34 after a car accident last week. Woolf was hospitalized last week after his head was struck by the side mirror of a car as he was crossing the street in Hollywood. The actor,...
  • CRE Virus
    Who's sterilizing your surgical instruments; superbug on the rise in hospitals
    The main focus in recent months has been on the large number of people that have been hit hard by the flu this year. The virus mutated after the flu vaccine for this year had already been released, and has resulted in more particularly aggressive...
  • Steve Strange passes at 55
    New Romantic icon Steve Strange dies at 55
    Steve Strange, the former lead singer for Viisage, passed away on Thursday after a heart attack at a hospital in Egypt according to Strange's record company. He was 55.Strange, whose real name was Stephen Harrison, was best known...
  •  Syrian refugees study in a classroom in a school at the Qushtapa Refugee Camp
    Kayla Jean Mueller has been killed while in ISIS captivity
    Kayla Jean Mueller, American woman, and every inch a humanitarian, is indeed dead, as multiple news organizations, including Hot Air, reported on Tuesday. Her family received convincing evidence, apparently including photographs, that she met her...
  • Doulas, Who Usher in New Life, Find Mission in Support for the Dying
    Doulas, Who Usher in New Life, Find Mission in Support for the Dying
    This article, written byAlina Tugendon Jan. 23rd,is reprinted from the New York Times. It tells of the growing "Doula Movement" in the end-of-life field, a sometimes very "uncontrollable area of life" around which most...
  • Gentles
    Target sued over man's suicide
    Graham Gentles committed suicide three days after he was fired on July 15, 2014, from his cashier job at Target in Pasadena, California. According to his mother, Virginia Gentles, her 22-year-old son took his own life last summer after the store...
  • U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Hall of Fame baseball player Ernie Banks
    One of baseball's greatest players of all time Ernie Banks has died
    Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. He was one of the best baseball players of all times who was nicknamed "Mr Cub." CBS News reported on Jan. 14, 2015, that the legendary Chicago baseball player has died.Attorney Mark Bogen made the...
  • The Nature of Grief
    Thought of the Day: Part 2 Grief Hierarchy- The Nature of Grief
    THOUGHT OF THE DAY. In the first installment of this series, I presented the idea grief shouldn't be placed on a hierarchy of importance. I maintained the grief of someone who lost a dog can be as substantial as someone who lost a husband. In...
  • Grieving Hierarchies
    Thought of the Day: Part 1 Grief Hierarchy- It Shouldn't Exist
    Everyone has lost a partner, friend, parent, job, ability, pet, or object that created joy. It is something viewed as irreplaceable by the person experiencing the loss, but often thought trivial by others.Grief HierarchyWho would view the loss of...