Medical examiner and coroner are titles that have become household words thanks to crime scene and forensic shows. Often the titles are used interchangeably, but the differences can be vast and are often misunderstood by… Read More »Medical Examiners and Coroners: Advantages and Disadvantages
Autopsies are similar to surgery, but also very different. They come with their own sites and smells. Here are answers to common questions.
A maggot is not a welcome sight in our homes (or otherwise), but they are important creatures in nature and for the forensic scientist.
There are many myths surrounding dead bodies that you likely think are true. From growing fingernails and moving corpses, to your organs appeal to thieves post mortem, to name a few. Here are 6 myths about dead bodies we are dying to correct.
It is difficult to identify all of the factors that lead a person to attempt or commit suicide as there are often many, including interpersonal, environmental, biological, psychological, and societal impacts. Some of these deaths… Read More »Understanding, Recognizing, and Preventing Suicide
It’s difficult to say goodbye when someone passes, even our beloved pets. Being able to handle them financially and emotionally is also similar to the process for when our beloved humans pass. There are ways to prepare for the death of a pet; find how you want to say goodbye, and ways to remember them fondly.
ifferently, and it is no different in children. As a child, the task is much harder as they navigate their emotions while also trying to wrap their heads around what death really means. That is why it is important to talk to children about death carefully, simply, and with compassion.
What Is A Death Doula? When a death occurs, life does not wait for you to grieve. Life carries on and in these times of need it may be helpful to have someone that can… Read More »Death Doula: Support For Those Who Need It Most
be a daunting task. While it may be tough to think about when you are young and healthy, planning ahead is the key to ensuring your loved ones are not left with the burden of making decisions and guessing at your final wishes. To make this process as easy and painless as possible, we have put together this planning guide with 3 easy-to-follow steps.