Death is the termination of all biological functions that sustain a living organism. Phenomena which commonly bring about death include biological aging (senescence), predation, malnutrition, disease,...
Death - Wikipedia
10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying
We all want a high quality of life. But what about the quality of death? What constitutes a peaceful death can mean many things to different people, but it frequently includes the quality of care they...
Gov. Brown signs controversial assisted-suicide bill
Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill pati...
My Right to Die: Assisted Suicide, My Family, and Me
Is this the next civil rights battle?
What does it take to live for 100 years?
What does it take to live for 100 years? These are the surprising predictors of a long, healthy life. Watch the full TED Talk here:
Helpful Links | Ratterman Brothers, Inc. - Louisville, KY
Here you will find different links to local businesses that provide helpful products and services.
News & Society :: The Tradition of Taps at Military Funerals |
The forlorn trumpet or bugle being played during a military funeral that seems to hold that note longer than possible. It never seems to end, it just fades .. By Rick Lucas
Your brain still works after death.
Your brain still works after death.
Funeral etiquette, frequently asked questions, and resources to help you in your time of need. A family owned and operated funeral home in Louisville, Ky.
Designing Your Funeral | Ratterman Brothers, Inc. - Louisville, KY
There are two facets of the design process. First, we ask you to consider how you wish to honor and celebrate the life. When those important decisions are made, we’ll turn to the issue of how you wish...
Plan Ahead
Pre-planning your funeral should be a natural part of life and an important task to better prepare your family. Rattermans Funeral Homes in Louisville, Ky.
Pre-Planning Checklist | Ratterman Brothers, Inc. - Louisville, KY
For many, it feels like there’s an overwhelming amount of things to think about! But in all honesty, taking control of the important things in life just feels good; you know it's the right thing to do...
Blue Whale Suicide Game
There's an investigation in Russia about a social media game that is reportedly causing vulnerable teens to commit suicide that goes by the name of, Blue Whale. My Social Media: Twitch: http://twitch...
New Research Suggests When You Die, You Know You Are Dead
Sam Parnia, a researcher at NYU Langone School of Medicine, is studying the experience people go through when they die.
Horrific Car Accident Leads to Angelic Encounter
When Dann and Tracey’s car was hit head-on by a drunk driver it burst into flames. With their lives in the balance, a series of miracles were set in motion to save the couple.
The secretive brain trust of Silicon Valley insiders who are helping Trump
Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is putting together a prominent group to share ideas with the Trump transition team. But he’s having trouble finding takers.
Causes of death
The following is a list of the causes of human deaths worldwide for the year 2002, arranged by their associated mortality rates. There were 57,029,000 deaths tabulated for that year. Some causes liste...
Causes of death - Wikipedia
Death and culture
This article is about death in the different cultures around the world as well as ethical issues relating to death, such as martyrdom, suicide and euthanasia. Death refers to the permanent termination...
Death and culture - Wikipedia
Programmed cell death
Programmed cell-death (or PCD) is death of a cell in any form, mediated by an intracellular program. PCD is carried out in a regulated process, which usually confers advantage during an organism's lif...
Necrosis (from the Greek νέκρωσις "death, the stage of dying, the act of killing" from νεκρός "dead") is a form of cell injury that results in the premature death of cells in living tissue by autolys...
Necrosis - Wikipedia
Signs of death
Death is the termination of all biological functions that sustain a living organism. Phenomena which commonly bring about death include biological aging (senescence), predation, malnutrition, disease,...
Signs of death - Wikipedia
Medical definition of death
The medical definition of death is a major medical and legal issue, and an important issue in declaring a person legally dead. The specific criteria used to pronounce legal death are variable and ofte...
Medical definition of death - Wikipedia
Death (personification)
The concept of Death has existed in many societies since the beginning of recorded history. In English, from the 15th century onwards, Death came to be shown as a skeletal figure carrying a large scyt...
Death (personification) - Wikipedia
Rest in peace
"Rest in peace" (Latin: Requiescat in pace) is a short epitaph or idiomatic expression wishing eternal rest and peace to someone who has died. The expression typically appears on headstones, often abb...
Rest in peace - Wikipedia
Symbols of death
Symbols of death are the symbolic, often allegorical, portrayal of death in various cultures. For allegorical figures that portray death, see Death (personification).
Various images are used trad...
Evolution of ageing
Enquiry into the evolution of aging aims to explain why almost all living things weaken and die with age. There is not yet agreement in the scientific community on a single answer. The evolutionary or...
Thanatology is the scientific study of death. It investigates the mechanisms and forensic aspects of death, such as bodily changes that accompany death and the post-mortem period, as well as wider soc...
Thanatology - Wikipedia
Cause of death
In law, medicine, and statistics, the cause of death is the condition or conditions officially determined to have resulted in a human's death. In modern times, such a determination usually is essenti...
Cause of death - Wikipedia
Last rites
The last rites are the last prayers and ministrations given to many Catholics when possible shortly before death. The last rites go by various names and include various practices in different Catholic...
Last rites - Wikipedia