Janice Lloyd

Janice Lloyd is an author at Religion News Service.

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‘Death cafes’ normalize a difficult, not morbid, topic

April 15, 2013

(RNS) No one wants to talk about death at the dinner table, says Lizzy Miles, a social worker in Columbus, Ohio. But sometimes people need to talk about the “taboo” topic. Hence the birth of “death cafes.”

Health experts laud pope’s decision to step down

February 12, 2013

RNS) Health experts on aging admired Pope Benedict XVI ‘s decision to resign, citing visible clues about his declining health and respecting his honesty about an inability to fulfill responsibilities as he grows older.

Citing religion, some health workers refuse flu shots

January 17, 2013

(RNS) During one of the worst flu season in recent memory, some health care workers are refusing to take flu shots for religious reasons. By Janice Lloyd / USA Today.

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