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Patients Want A 'Good Death' At Home, But Hospice Care Can Badly Strain Families

Patients Want A 'Good Death' At Home, But Hospice Care Can Badly Strain Families

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | Jan 24
Surveys show dying at home is what most Americans say they want. But it's "not all it's cracked up to be," said Joy Johnston, a caregiver advocate and writer from Atlanta.

Watch: 'Modern Family' Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announces Baby News on 'Late Late Show'

Watch: 'Modern Family' Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announces Baby News on 'Late Late Show'

Jan 23
Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita are about to be parents!

ACLU Urges Tennessee Gov Not to Sign Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill

ACLU Urges Tennessee Gov Not to Sign Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill

By Kimberlee Kruesi | Jan 23
A civil rights group is raising questions about the legality of a Tennessee proposal that would assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on religious beliefs.

Couple Together for Nearly 65 Years Die on the Same Day

Couple Together for Nearly 65 Years Die on the Same Day

Jan 19
A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home.

Tennessee Governor Says He Will Sign Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill

Tennessee Governor Says He Will Sign Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill

By Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise | Jan 15
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday that he'll sign into law a measure that would assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on religious beliefs.

California Starts Screening Children for Toxic Stress

California Starts Screening Children for Toxic Stress

By Barbara Feder Ostrov | Jan 10
Starting this year, routine pediatric visits for millions of California children could involve questions about touchy family topics, such as divorce, unstable housing or a parent who struggles with alcoholism.

Lawsuit Seeks to Ease Adoption of Equal Rights Amendment

Lawsuit Seeks to Ease Adoption of Equal Rights Amendment

By Steve LeBlanc | Jan 8
Supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment have filed a federal lawsuit in Massachusetts aimed at clearing a legal path for adoption of the long-delayed constitutional amendment.

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden Announce Birth of a Daughter

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden Announce Birth of a Daughter

Jan 4
Cameron Diaz is starting the new decade with a very important role: mommy.

As more Women Run for Office, Child Care Remains a Hurdle

As more Women Run for Office, Child Care Remains a Hurdle

By Lindsay Whitehurst and Christina A. Cassidy | Jan 1
When Kimberly Dudik ran for her fourth term in the Montana House, state officials told her she could not use campaign money to pay for child care for her four young children.

Tennessee Pastors Target Marriage Equality

Tennessee Pastors Target Marriage Equality

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 27
Anti-gay fringe right religious hardliners in Tennessee have now gone after marriage equality in that state, saying that the state's constitution does not support marriage for same-sex couples — despite the Supreme Court's 2015 ruling.

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