Tag Archives: Health Care

Atul Gawande: How do we heal medicine?

An interesting TED talk by Atul Gawande discussing some of the problems with the modern medical profession. I came across this video when reading a recent piece by Dr. Gawande on the medical field’s struggles to clearly explain a terminal … Continue reading

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The effort at healthy living should be balanced against the fact that we are all mortal.

Ezekiel Emanuel has an interesting article at The Atlantic: Why I Hope to Die at 75 – The Atlantic. Seventy-five. That’s how long I want to live: 75 years. … I am sure of my position. Doubtless, death is a … Continue reading

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