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.
A new poll shows Americans increasingly dissatisfied and angry with the federal government, the Northeast digs out from record snowfall, and the Fed hints at raising interest rates. The stories behind the news of the week. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
- Lynn Sweet Washington bureau chief, "Chicago Sun-Times" and columnist at politicsdaily.com.
- Christopher Rowland Washington bureau chief, The Boston Globe.
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