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The Care and Management of Mortality

Joseph Cooper | Posted 04.12.2015 | Home
Joseph Cooper

Dr. Atul Gawande's Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End provides healthy doses of reality - the realities of disease, deterioration, debilitation, decline, dementia, dependence, despondency, and demise.

Dare to Be 100: Health Literacy or Bust

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Last week I had the happy opportunity to participate in the grand opening of the Global Health Center at the University of California, San Francisco. ...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Tells Atul Gawande

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"We are failing because of inability to meet the basics," Dr. Atul Gawande told Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report" last night. Dr. Gawande's ne...

My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome once again to our year-end wrap-up and awards ceremony. Honesty dictates that I immediately genuflect to The McLaughlin Group, from whom I have stolen all these award categories.

Progressive Group: Deval Patrick Should Nominate Dr. Atul Gawande As Interim U.S. Senator

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Next week, the Massachusetts state senate is expected to pass legislation giving Gov. Deval Patrick the authority to appoint a temporary successor to ...