Omega Laboratories Awarded CAP Accreditation for Hair Drug Testing

Omega Laboratories is only one of two laboratories in the world to receive this prestigious accreditation for drug testing in hair.

The AIDS Epidemic: A Turning Point for Funeral Industry

The disease had a profound effect on the public imagination, especially after the death of screen star Rock Hudson from the virus.

A Little Conversation Goes a Long Way with Clients

Talk can go a long way as a powerful tool on many levels when working with funeral home clients.

The Personal Touch

What do you do with a client who has resigned themselves to believe that all funerals are generic, that the last send-off for their loved-one will be un-inspired, impersonal, a memory best to let fade?

Insight to Supporting Bereaved Parents

“What I’ve learned is that grief doesn’t go away,” one participant said. “It walks beside you. You learn to live with it.”

Arlington National Cemetery ‘Renewal & Remembrance’ Project

Over the years, PLANET has contributed more than $2 million to this national landmark.

Contract Negotiations Resume With Texas-Based Funeral Industry Giant

Contract negotiations between Teamsters Local 727 and funeral industry giant Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) are set to resume Tuesday, June 29, 2010, with the possibility of labor disputes at 17 area funeral homes and facilities hanging in the balance. The final two bargaining sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, June 29, and Wednesday, June 30 — […]

Using Radiography, X-Rays and CT to Identify Victims

As a odontologist, you can only hope the corpses have teeth.

Take a Free Class in Death at Yale

To balance the “badness of death,” Kagan also provides several lectures on the “value of life.”

The Art of the Obituary II

Remember that you, like Alden Whitman, are writing a life story in a condensed version.