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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Ten American missionaries are accused of trying to kidnap children orphaned by the earthquake in Haiti. The U.S. military resumes medical evacuations of quake victims. Haiti three weeks after the earthquake.
- David Schaper NPR reporter in Haiti.
- Gordon Duguid deputy spokesman, the State Department.
- Mark Schneider senior vice president and special adviser on Latin America, International Crisis Group.
- Manuel Roig-Franzia reporter, The Washington Post.
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