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Study of 160,000 Medicare Patients Shows Hispanics Have Greater Costs for End-of-Life Care
Date:3/10/2009

most of us do not want to deal with the issue of death, we all need to be informed. One of the most loving things we can do is make sure that we have an advance directive and inform our health care provider about our wishes so that our loved ones do not have to make such decisions in the most difficult of times," concluded Dr. Delgado.

About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health: The Alliance is the nation's foremost source of information and trusted advocate for the health of Hispanics in the United States. The Alliance represents thousands of Hispanic health providers across the nation providing services to more than 15 million each year, making a daily difference in the lives of Hispanic communities and families. For more information, visit http://www.hispanichealth.org or call the Alliance's Su Familia National Hispanic Family Health Helpline at 1-866-783-2645.


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