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  • Open the discussion on dying

    Open the discussion on dying
    Last week, my dad was taken on a practice run from his Northern California nursing home back to his house. He'd had recent hip surgery, and the idea was that if he could master the challenge of getting in and out of the car and the wheelchair, he could leave the facility and begin hospice care in his own home.
  • Jerry Dimitman dies at 91; professor grew prized Asian fruit

    Jerry Dimitman dies at 91; professor grew prized Asian fruit
    Jerry Dimitman, a retired professor of plant pathology at Cal Poly Pomona who regularly caused an uproar when he showed up to sell his exotic fruit at the Alhambra farmers market, died Dec. 14 of a stroke at his home overlooking the San Gabriel Valley. He...

    Having to think about the unthinkable

    Having to think about the unthinkable
    "I could show you case after case," said Dr. Neil S. Wenger. "I could bet you million-to-1 odds these patients would not want to be in this situation." He was talking about patients in critical condition who are "attached to machines, being kept alive"...

    Dutch scientist accused of falsifying data

    Dutch scientist accused of falsifying data
    Social psychologist Diederik Stapel made a name for himself by pushing his field into new territory. His research papers appeared to demonstrate that exposure to litter and graffiti makes people more likely to commit small crimes and that being in a messy...

    Moms stage 'nurse-in' to back breast-feeding in public [Video]

     
    Nurse-in flash mobs were planned in 35 states in defense of Michelle Hickman, who said Target employees made her feel uncomfortable when she breastfed her son at the store while Christmas shopping, according to initial reports by Houston's KHOU-TV.