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If The Brain Is Dead, Are You? Health

If The Brain Is Dead, Are You?

By Paul C. McLean

In medical ethics, a matter of language separates life from death. So why do some families release their loves ones, while others cling to hope?

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The Nature Of Worry Boston

The Nature Of Worry

By Sharon Brody

Worrying is folly. It represents a flailing effort to gain, or to pretend to gain, some power over the unpredictable comings and goings of life.

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Hail To The Chief … Or Don't History

Hail To The Chief … Or Don't

By Sharon Brody

Against all odds, there was one commander in chief my POTUS-obsessed son didn’t seem to respond to. But why?

The Children Who Didn’t Survive Health

The Children Who Didn’t Survive

By Pamela Katz Ressler

Children are not supposed to die. But when they do, they become our teachers. Their legacy is to show the rest of us how to confront the unimaginable.

A Letter To My New Daughter About Love Life

A Letter To My New Daughter About Love

By Steve Almond

What makes your birthday special — aside from the fact, of course, that you entered our world — is that it marks a fundamental victory for the cause of love over hate.

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