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How e-Patients Plan for End of Life Decisions

Decades ago, most people died at home. Today health care technology including various surgical procedures, the use of feeding tubes, ventilators, CPR, dialysis, and blood transfusions, has put patients and physicians in the precarious position of having to choose...

TEDMED End Of Life videos are up

Last October we posted about two great TEDMED talks related to death. The videos are now up. The empowered, engaged patient cannot ignore this issue. Patients who’ve faced death will know why these talks on death are about being alive. It’s not a paradox;...
Allie Davanzo: The Power of Art in Medicine

Allie Davanzo: The Power of Art in Medicine

This is a guest blog post by Allie Davanzo. Allie was my student in the New Media and Health Communication class I taught at TCNJ. More about the class is shared in this post.  Allie Davanzo is a sophomore Public Health major at The College of New Jersey who hopes to...
Regina Holliday: What I learned on the road to the Shortys

Regina Holliday: What I learned on the road to the Shortys

Cross-posted from Regina’s own blog. Please vote for her Shorty Award nomination by posting a Tweet here through Monday, Feb 18. She only needs about 80 votes to get into the top six finalists in #activism. I’m cross-posting this for two reasons. First, in...
Engage with Grace

Engage with Grace

A guest post from the Engage with Grace team… One of our favorite things we ever heard Steve Jobs say is… ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.’ We love it for three reasons: It reminds all of us that living...

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