Death and Dying

Using examples from the videos and readings, discuss various ways individuals and societies learn to deal with death. Discuss how hospice and palliative care have changed end-of-life experiences for individuals and their loved ones. Include a paragraph explaining how human cadavers are used in today’s society to further scientific research. Explore how advancements in medical technology have both prolonged life, but also increased the cost of end-of-life care substantially. Discuss the impact these increased costs have had on American society.

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