Posts Tagged "overtreated"

Many Americans overtreated to death

Posted on Jul 3, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Patients spending more on last-ditch treatments in final days Rosaria Vandenberg holds her daughter Alessia in a family photo. After Rosaria lost her battle with cancer in the hospital in 2004, her sister-in-law, Alexandra Drane, created a website to help support a person’s option to spend their final days at home. by MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer updated 6/28/2010 9:44:18 AM ET The doctors finally let Rosaria Vandenberg go home. For the first time in months, she was able to touch her 2-year-old daughter who had been afraid of the tubes and machines in the hospital. The little...

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