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.
Thousands of farm animals are being slaughtered and Great Britain’s farmers are in crisis because of an outbreak of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease. A panel explains what foot and mouth disease is and talks about its impact on farmers and the agricultural markets.
- John Vidal of The Guardian
- Chuck Lambert economist with the National Cattleman's Beef Association
- Dr. Alphonso Torres deputy administrator of the Veterinary Service, and Animal and Plant Inspection Service at the USDA
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