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.
Traveling by plane was once an experience to be savored. Today, it’s long lines, crowded planes, fewer frills and more and more fees. Our guests will offer tips for flying the not-so-friendly-skies.
- Susan Stellin writes frequently about travel for the New York Times.
- Nicholas Kralev journalist, educator and speaker on global travel, diplomacy and international affairs. He has written for the Washington Times, the Financial Times, and Newsday. He has visited more than 80 countries and is the creator of "On the Fly" seminars.
- Scott McCartney travel editor and "The Middle Seat" columnist for "The Wall Street Journal"
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