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Fighting Words
Fighting Words

People Obsessed With Wellness Can't Accept That We're All Gonna Die

“Wellness is a 21st-century secular belief system that, psychologically speaking, is fundamentally directed at avoiding death anxiety.”
Shayla Love
2.13.18
death
death

Doctors Are Learning a Better Way to Talk to Patients About Death

Physicians can be so focused on fixing problems that they avoid end-of-life discussions.
Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
2.13.18
death
death

I Didn't Want to Know if I Had the Condition That Killed My Brother

"He died when he was 21. For years, I worried I might be next."
Jeremy Glass
2.13.18
longevity
longevity

These Five Charts Help Explain Why the South Is So Unhealthy

People in southern states die earlier from a variety of chronic conditions.
Jay Maddock
2.8.18
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

Trump's Not Protecting Sick People, He's Protecting Pharma Companies

We don't need the "right to try" laws Trump mentioned in his State of the Union.
Jason Silverstein
1.31.18
out of body
out of body

Transferring Your Consciousness Into This Terrifying Robot Head Might Make You Less Scared Of Dying

Researchers are hoping learning to let go of the physical body will reduce anxiety about death.
Shayla Love
1.30.18
battle of the sexes
battle of the sexes

Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do

Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
Shayla Love
1.17.18
To The Bone
To The Bone

Ancient Skeletons Might Explain One of Humanity's Worst Epidemics

After stumbling on a mass burial site, "paleopathologists" use ancient DNA to tackle a 400-year-old mystery.
Shayla Love
1.15.18
mental health
mental health

How Assisted Suicide Affects Doctors

Many physicians are still conflicted about it.
Ronald W. Pies
1.12.18
mental health
mental health

Giving Gifts to Dead Family and Friends Can Help You Grieve

"In these rituals, objects, and experiences, they can still live on."
Jenna Drenten
12.21.17
euthanasia
euthanasia

A Doctor Built a Machine That Helps People Die

"After a minute and a half, you feel disoriented. In five minutes, you're gone."
Marjolein de Jong
12.4.17
Running Wild
Running Wild

Running Is a Great Coping Mechanism for Grief

"I had a distinctive time to be sad and not have grief take over my life.”
Cindy Kuzma
11.20.17