American doctors struggle to have time to talk with patients about their end-of-life wishes, the author writes. A video series may help.
An aspiring oncologist calls for ending the use of battle analogies -- war, fight, defeat -- when discussing cancer, and instead having more nuanced and difficult conversations and focusing on...
Recent analyses suggest that there are at least 1.5 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans over the age of 60. How is the senior health care industry preparing...
The Artery, WBUR's arts blog, reviews the latest book by Dr. Atul Gawande, on end-of-life care.
Undocumented immigrants in Massachusetts do not have access to most public health insurance programs, which can pose particular challenges at the end of life.
The latest twist in the trend to encourage people to talk about the "end-of-life" care they want: A new game called "My Gift of Grace."
CommonHealth co-host Carey Goldberg has "The Conversation" -- part of a new project encouraging people to talk about their wishes for the end of life -- with her father.