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.
Tom Brazaitis is a columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer who has been battling kidney cancer. He and his wife, Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift, join Diane to talk about their experiences living with illness.
Brazaitis suggests visiting the following sites for more information about kidney cancer: Kidney Cancer Association,
- Tom Brazaitis Columnist, "The Cleveland Plain Dealer"
- Eleanor Clift contributing editor for "Newsweek."
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