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Making end-of-life care more humane

Society and modern medicine’s approach to aging and end-of-life care needs to be more focused on extending patients’ quality of life and human connection,…

Improving cancer care around the world

With cancer now the leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries, it’s important to urge leaders around the world to address global…

Ebola epidemic is stoppable

The Ebola epidemic is stoppable—if health professionals use procedures that are known to be effective in quelling such outbreaks, and by widening the international…

Mediterranean diet and workplace health

Research suggests that “eating like a Greek”—with lots of olive oil, fruits, vegetables and fish, and smaller amounts of dairy, eggs, meats and sweets—can…

Premature deaths could be reduced by 40%

The number of premature deaths worldwide could be reduced by 40% by 2030 with political commitment and sustained international efforts, according to a new…