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.
ABC News’ Nightline producer Richard Harris suffered a stroke two years ago. As he has since learned, 160,000 Americans die from stroke every year, making it the third leading killer in the U.S. Harris joins Nightline host Ted Koppel and Dr. Eric Aldrich of Johns Hopkins University to talk with Diane about an upcoming Nightline segment on stroke.
- Dr. Eric Aldrich Johns Hopkins University
- Richard Harris senior producer of ABC News' Nightline
- Ted Koppel managing editor, Discovery Channel and senior news analyst, NPR
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