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palliative care

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Multiple myeloma and Motown memories

After a lifetime in music and a courageous battle with cancer, Chester Lowe faced his final reprise. With the help of music therapy, he made every note count.

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‘Will you marry me?’

Told she doesn’t have much time to live, Rhonda White sees two wishes fulfilled in a tearful, joyful double wedding ceremony.

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‘All about living, not dying’

With the help of hospice, a Battle of the Bulge hero continues to enjoy outdoor adventures.

Caregiver challenge: Needs double as end of life nears

Most rely on family members to provide that support.

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Gabe’s story

Gabe Dehen, 2, has a terminal genetic condition—but his parents are clinging to hope for a miracle.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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‘It’s like a weight off my shoulders’

Pediatric palliative care team helps families navigate 'an incredibly confusing' medical world.

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‘That’s what keeps me going’

91-year-old Morrie Boogaart weaves hats for the homeless while in hospice care.

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‘This is not going to be the end of me’

Billboard and television ad actor takes cancer to the big screen.

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A dying child’s spirit shines

Through grief, 3-year-old Ethan DeHoek's parents seek to make life comfortable for their sweet boy, for as long as he has left.

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For the love of Peets

'We just want to help each other through this. ...A lot of people can't get that long of a life with each other.'

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