: New: Book Report: Being Mortal

It's Atul Gawande, thoughtful writer/doctor, on end-of-life issues. Gets into the question: why does society pressure doctors to make our last days miserable? Maybe because folks don't want to think about these things. And when the time comes when someone needs to make a decision, the patient hasn't said anything and it falls to the doctor to choose.

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