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Storycorps

StoryCorps 404: Taking Care

Friday, December 12, 2014

Miguel Alvarez (L) and Maurice Rowland (R) remember caring for residents at an assisted living home, where they were a janitor and a cook, when it closed suddenly, leaving many elderly residents abandoned.

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On Being

Ira Byock — Contemplating Mortality [remix]

Thursday, November 07, 2013

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On Being

[Unedited] Ira Byock with Krista Tippett

Thursday, November 07, 2013

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The Takeaway

Diagnosing the Annual Medical Checkup

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Dr. Gilbert Welch is a general internist at the White River Junction, Vermont VA and a professor of Medicine at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Research. He's also the author of "Over-Diagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health" and joins The Takeaway to discuss when to use preventative medicine, and his suggestions for improving the annual checkup.

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Life of the Law

Reporter on Death Row

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

What do we really know about death row in California? When we don’t know we create, we imagine.

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The Takeaway

30 Years of the Fight Against AIDS

Monday, December 05, 2011

30 years ago, the first cases of AIDS were reported in the United States. Since then, more than 25 million people worldwide have died from the disease, and more than 34 million people are currently infected with HIV. Being diagnosed with HIV used to be the equivalent of a death sentence. But over the past few years, anti-viral drugs have become less expensive and more effective in fighting the disease, allowing life to go on for millions.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Help Wanted: Advice for the Jobless or Overworked

Thursday, March 19, 2009

One of the words that comes up most frequently on Your Uncommon Economic Indicators is 'work.' Some have it, some want less of it, some are happy and others are trying not to panic.help-wanted

*Caroline is a senior in college and is trying to keep ...

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On Being

Joan Halifax — A Midwife to the Dying [remix]

Thursday, December 01, 2005

The Terri Schiavo case earlier this year raised ethical and medical issues that remain with us today. But missing in that debate was a real attention to the quality and the meaning of death. Joan Halifax tells us what she's learned and how she lives diffe

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