Special correspondent Joanne Faryon has been an investigative reporter for two decades. She began reporting on end of life issues several years ago, after her mother’s death.
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April 7, 2020
Después de que su esposa estuvo en la UCI durante 27 días, los médicos le preguntaron a Steve Simmons si quería desconectarla del artefacto que la mantenía con vida.
Nov. 26, 2019
After his wife had been in the ICU for 27 days, doctors asked Steve Simmons: Did he want to disconnect her from the life-sustaining treatment?
Nov. 25, 2019
Omar Salgado defied the odds in Room 20. But his is not a story about a miracle — it’s a story about medicine’s inability to accurately diagnose consciousness.
Aug. 22, 2019
Descubrir su nombre resultó ser la parte fácil. La parte difícil fue navegar por las líneas borrosas que separan la conciencia de la inconsciencia - y averiguar si su sonrisa era realmente una sonrisa.
Aug. 3, 2019
Finding out his name turned out to be the easy part. The tough part was navigating the blurred lines that separate consciousness from unconsciousness — and figuring out whether his smile was really a smile.
Aug. 1, 2019