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.
Guest Host: Terence Smith
A panel looks at the state of our oceans and discusses a just-released report by the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy.
- Lynne Hale director, Global Marine Initiative, The Nature Conservancy
- Sara Chasis water program director, Natural Resources Defense Council.
- William Ruckelshaus member, U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy first administrator, Environmental Protection Agency.
- Linda Candler vice president, communications - National Fisheries Institute
- Leon Panetta chief of staff for President Clinton. Mr. Panetta served as chairman of the Pew Oceans Commission. He is chairman and founder of the Panetta Institute.
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