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    • Changing the Way We Die

    • Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement
    • By: Sheila Himmel, Fran Smith
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    There’s a quiet revolution happening in the way we die. More than 1.5 million Americans a year die in hospice care - nearly 44 percent of all deaths - and a vast industry has sprung up to meet the growing demand. Once viewed as a New Age indulgence, hospice is now a $14 billion business and one of the most successful segments in health care. Changing the Way We Die, by award-winning journalists Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, is the first book to take a broad, penetrating look at the hospice landscape.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • helpful

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-14-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hungry

    • A Mother and Daughter Fight Anorexia
    • By: Sheila Himmel, Lisa Himmel
    • Narrated by: Mia Chiaromonte, Tamara Marston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 15

    Unbeknownst to food critic Sheila Himmel-as she reviewed exotic cuisines from bistro to brasserie- her daughter, Lisa, was at home starving herself. Before Sheila fully grasped what was happening, her 14-year-old with a thirst for life and a palate for the flavors of Vietnam and Afghanistan was replaced by a weight-obsessed, antisocial, 100 pound 19-year-old.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not at all what I expected

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-23-13

    Regular price: $24.95