death

body

The Heimlich Maneuver Might Not Be the Best Way to Save a Choking Person

No one, not the Red Cross nor Dr. Henry Heimlich himself, ever completely proved its effectiveness.
Matt Jancer
8.29.18
death

7 Things You Need to Deal With When a Family Member Dies

The bureaucratic tasks—handling bills, dealing with a funeral home, finding bank accounts—can take people by surprise.
Nicole Wetsman
6.28.18
death

Really, Really Old People Talked About Whether They're Ready to Die

"I wish I could snuff it. I'm only in the way."
Jane Fleming
6.20.18
med school

The First Woman Dean Is 'A Sea Of Change' At USC’s Scandal-Plagued Medical School

Laura Mosqueda, a geriatrician, will face a big challenge as USC reels from drug and sexual misconduct scandals that have enraged students and landed the university in legal hot water.
Susan Abram, California Healthline
6.19.18
death

Most of Our Phobias Are Driven by the Fear of Death

Social psychologists call it the "terror management theory."
Lisa Iverach
Rachel Menzies
Ross Menzies
6.18.18
death

Five Ways to Cope With Your Parent's Death

The grief is personal, just like your relationship with your mom or dad.
Elizabeth Kiefer
6.12.18
grief

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
5.16.18
death

How to Tell Your Kid That You're Dying

Explaining to a child that you're terminally ill is one of the hardest things a parent can do.
Virgie Townsend
5.15.18
Race

Cops Are Nearly 3 Times More Likely to Kill Black Americans Than White Americans

Black and brown people are also getting killed at younger ages, losing more total years of life
Melissa Pandika
5.11.18
death

How the Death of a Parent Affects a Child

An estimated 1.5 million US children lose one or both parents by the age of 15.
Virgie Townsend
4.23.18
antibiotics

Untreatable Infections Are Likely Killing More People Than Doctors Thought

The parents of one 27-year-old who died are speaking out.
Virgie Townsend
4.11.18
death

You Need a Will Even if You're Young and Healthy

Here's the first step.
Knvul Sheikh
4.3.18