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'Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End', by Atul Gawande

'Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End', by Atul Gawande
It is no secret that modern medicine, wonderful though its achievements are, can do more harm than good when brought to bear on desperately ill old people, hauling them back from the brink of death into tail-end forms of life not worth living. Many of …
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Six U-Michigan Faculty Elected to Prestigious Institute of Medicine
University of Michigan experts in genetic and statistical analysis, Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS), head and neck cancer, health policy and nursing are among the new members of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies , one of the highest honors …
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Charlotte nonprofit to give away medicine
North Carolina MedAssist, a free pharmacy based in Charlotte, will give away over-the-counter medicines and bandages to low-income children and adults from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Reid Park Academy, 4108 W. Tyvola Road. Free items will …
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