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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

"Being Mortal" on Frontline

The latest ABC "Frontline" program features Atul Gawande's Being Mortal. Watch it here.


What Matters Most to You in the End?

We want to hear from you: What would you do if your time became short?

A Link Across Generations

The prolonged dying process of his own father was one of the catalysts for Dr. Atul Gawande to better understand end-of-life care.

Why Is It So Hard for Doctors to Talk to Patients About Death?

When a young mother was terminally ill, Dr. Atul Gawande offered advice to give her family hope. In “Being Mortal,” he says he now regrets it.

How Should Doctors Help Terminally Ill Patients Prepare for Death?

“You don’t have to spend much time with the elderly or those with terminal illness to see, over and over and over again, how medicine fails the people it is supposed to help,” says renowned surgeon and author Dr. Atul Gawande.

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