The U.S. Marshals Service is monitoring a privately run detention center in west Texas after inmates and their attorneys complained of inhumane conditions, including the use of plastic bags as toilets.
End-of-life care is a difficult time for both patients and their families. And if an individual is managing a terminal illness at home, it can also be hard to get prompt medical help. This is especially true in rural areas, where a hospital may be a long drive away.