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.
George Washington University in Washington, D.C. has just established a center to fund programs which educate medical professionals about the role of spiritual and religious concerns in health care. Diane and her guests talk about the latest findings on the link between health and spirituality.
- Dr. Richard Sloan of Columbia University
- Dr. Christina Puchalski director, George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health
- Dr. Herbert Benson co-author
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