Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
Many Americans have benefited from the economic boom of recent years – but if predictions of a recession are true, the landing will be especially rough for those of us who have accumulated credit card debt. In a new book, economic sociologist Robert Manning outlines the extent of the consumer debt problem, and explains how we got to this point.
- Robert Manning author of "Credit Card Nation" and "Living With Debt," and is the founder of the Responsible Debt Relief Institute.
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