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.
New studies about health, work, and children give today’s women new food for thought as they try to make choices about family and career. A panel talks about the many pros, cons, and calculations American women are juggling today.
- Ellen Galinsky president of the Families and Work Institute
- Heidi Brennan public policy advisor for the Family and Home Network
- Ann Crittenden former New York Times reporter. She is also author of "The Price of Motherhood."
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