Palliative Care with Peggy McGuire

Cambia Health Foundation President Peggy Maguire talks the ins and outs of palliative care and what the rest healthcare could learn from it.

Better Path to the End of Life with Dr. Jessica Zitter

Dr. Jessica Zitter, author of ‘Extreme Measures’ and star of the Netflix doc ‘Extremis’ on what she calls the ‘End of Life Conveyor Belt’ most Americans wind up on and how introducing End of Life Ed in schools could change a death-phobic culture in one generation.

Teaching Doctors to Say When

Why do so many doctors feel that giving more treatment is the only way they can express their care and commitment?

Examining Life, Looking Straight at Death

WNYC Radio’s program Radiolab recently presented an episode all about mortality—it’s thought-provoking and embedded with fascinating questions, starting with “Do we have to die?” and ending with “How do we deal with dying?”