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Vegetative States and PET Scans: Is More Information Better?

Ruth Macklin | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Ruth Macklin

One typically thinks of advances in medical science and technology as having unalloyed benefits. The ability to cure illness, the mitigation of pain a...

The Terrible Silence Between Breaths

Harshada Rajani | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Harshada Rajani

I learned to breathe on my own about a month after my stroke. But, actually learning to breathe on my own was the single most significant and terrifying experience of my life.

So 'Miracles' Happen In Children's Hospitals -- Just Not For Jahi?

Suzanne Leigh | Posted 03.08.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Leigh

Hospitals know that for some children a miracle is not a viable prospect, so let's not use that word for any patient.

Officials Develop Plan For Distributing Scarce Ventilators During A Severe Pandemic

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By Sheri Fink, ProPublica This story was produced by ProPublica under a Creative Commons license. With scant public input, state and federal offici...