September is National Pain Awareness Month.

Did you know that every day millions of chronic or seriously ill Americans are faced with managing the pain that accompanies their disease? Palliative care is a specialty dedicated to managing the pain and symptoms of serious illness.

That's something the folks at Hospice of Michigan know an awful lot about.

We spoke with Dr. Michael Paletta, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Hospice of Michigan, about palliative care versus Hospice care.

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