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From 2010 to 2016, in Central Washington, cases of anencephaly — in which babies are born missing part of the brain and skull — were... [Read More]
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More than four years after Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel bled to death within hours of childbirth at a Washington state military hospital, her husband still... [Read More]
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More than four years after Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel bled to death within hours of childbirth at a Washington state military hospital, her husband still... [Read More]
Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel bled to death after childbirth in a military hospital in 2014. But her husband, Walter, cannot sue because of a 1950... [Read More]
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Walter Daniel, whose wife died hours after giving birth, is challenging a 68-year-old doctrine that bars active-duty military members from suing the federal government for... [Read More]
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Perhaps no other population is as vulnerable during a hurricane as frail, older adults, especially those who are homebound or living in nursing homes. [Read More]
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Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and... [Read More]
Perhaps no other population is as vulnerable during a hurricane as frail, older adults, especially those who a... [Read More]
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Although the option of aid in dying is legal, actually carrying it out was difficult for Aaron McQ, who agreed to discuss his deliberations to... [Read More]
Of all the indignities that come with aging, excessive earwax may be the most insidious. Don't laugh. That greasy, often gross, buildup occurs more often... [Read More]
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and... [Read More]
Up to two-thirds of residents in nursing homes may have impacted earwax, which can worsen hearing loss, falls and cognitive decline. [Read More]
In the end, it wasn't easy for Aaron McQ to decide when to die. The 50-year-old Seattle man — a former world traveler, triathlete and... [Read More]
Last fall, Aaron McQ decided to use Washington state's 2009 Death With Dignity law to end his suffering. [Read More]
With its expansion to Hawaii this year, medical aid-in-dying is now approved in eight U.S. jurisdictions. Even when legal, the controversial practice of choosing to... [Read More]
In the end, it wasn’t easy for Aaron McQ to decide when to die. The 50-year-old Seattle man — a former world... [Read More]
When Aaron McQ of Seattle was told he had about six months to live, he began planning his last day. But life's celebrations gave him... [Read More]
As America copes with gun violence epidemic, there is vigorous debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring weapons, but less about... [Read More]
An analysis found that about 54,000 of the state's more than 1 million residents 65 and older say they have worsening memory and confusion —... [Read More]
A four-month Kaiser Health News investigation has uncovered dozens of cases across the U.S. in which people with dementia used guns to kill or injure... [Read More]
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