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We must all work to avoid disputes over the care of very ill children

New advice will help reduce conflict between medical professionals and the parents of desperately sick children, says Mike Linney Health | Comment 18 April 2019 A memorial to Alfie EvansBeata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty By Mike Linney Modern medicine has the power to enhance and prolong the lives of seriously ill children. This is clearly good… Read More »

The New Old Age: Dementia Is Getting Some Very Public Faces

The spouses arriving for the Wednesday afternoon caregivers’ class at the Penn Memory Center in Philadelphia had something on their minds even before Alison Lynn, the social worker leading the session, could start the conversation. A few days before, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor had released a letter announcing that she’d been diagnosed… Read More »