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S2E15: A Stroke of Luck

What is it like to have a stroke? Find out as we interview Janet Douglas about her experiences and challenges of rehabilitation after a right-sided stroke. Learn about this type of stroke of how it affects the body.

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S2E14: Courage in the Face of Lung Disease

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is an interstitial lung disease (ILD) that does not have a known cause. People have symptoms of worsening difficulty breathing, worsening lung function, and poor outcomes. There is no treatment, but lung...

Dimple Rose

Hope Springs Eternal

Suddenly, last week, Dimple Rose refused to stand up to eat her food. She was listless and her spark seemed to be gone. Our first reaction was, "Is it really that time? This is happening so fast."

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S2E13: How to Enhance Lives with Dignity Therapy

How can we make the end of life meaningful, retaining dignity, honor, respect, and esteem? We discuss a concept called Dignity in Care - practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care system - and...

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S2E12: The New Alzheimer’s Drug

The FDA recently approved a new drug (Aduhlem) for Alzheimer's, but is it really of benefit? What are the risks? Learn more about the background of clinical trials, the FDA approval, and things you need to consider if you or a loved one has...

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S2E11: Midwives for the End of Life

End-of-Life Doulas are similar to birth midwives - they advise and advocate for a client's wishes; in this case, how they perceive a "good death." Learn about doulas and their role in our healthcare system.

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