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On Death and Dying

The Extraordinary Ordinary Life and Death of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

David Kessler | Posted 10.25.2014 | Good News
David Kessler

Ten years ago this month, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross died. She was the world's foremost expert on death and grief, yet she was the most alive person I've ever met. She was my mentor, my co-author of two books and my friend.

Learning About Life from the Woman Who Taught Us About Death

Dianne Gray | Posted 10.24.2014 | Parents
Dianne Gray

I'm not sure why I walked into Barnes and Noble that afternoon, except that the "self-help" aisle seemed like a logical place to be as I pushed the wheelchair of my four-year-old son who had just been diagnosed with a rare, degenerative brain disorder.

Grief: What to Do When It Never Ends

Marie Marley | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Joyce sits alone in her bedroom every night. Most nights, she ends up bursting into tears over the loss of her husband of 30 years. The pain is searin...

Death Becomes Her

Claire Fordham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Claire Fordham

Olivia Bareham is a death midwife. Just as a birth midwife helps bring someone into this world, a death midwife helps them depart from it. Bareham's mission in life is to change the way we think about death.

Amour, Death, Song

Roger S. Gottlieb | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Roger S. Gottlieb

What makes aging and death tolerable? Perhaps nothing. Perhaps we must all, as Dylan Thomas put it, "rage against the dying of the light." And really there is nothing wrong with such a response.

Paranormal is the new Normal

Steve Volk | Posted 08.07.2011 | Books
Steve Volk

It was late at night, and Elisabeth Kubler-Ross had swapped her hot cups of tea for whiskey sours. The room was filled with cigarette smoke.

Have Patience: Republicans Are Working Their Way Through the Five Stages of Grieving

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

Suffering from a series of unexpected and unexplainable defeats, Republicans are likely to go off on a prolonged period of silence and eventually die for lack of political support.

Hey Mr. God, Lookie What I Did to Those Nasty Homosexuals!

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gregory

The passage of California's Prop 8 comes to many as a shock, to some as a wake-up call, and to the rest of America as no real surprise. In 2000, B...