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.
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- Bruce Watson an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in the "Los Angeles Times," "The Boston Globe," and "Smithsonian," magazine and author of "Bread & Roses" and "The Man Who Changed How Boys and Toys Were Made."
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