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Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

OPB |Oct. 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."

Environmental Update On Vanishing Starfish And Coal Terminals

OPB |Oct. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll hear why starfish are disappearing along North America's Pacific shoreline and the future of coal terminals. 

Listening Back To Ariel Gore On The End Of Eve

OPB |Sept. 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In her memoir, "The End of Eve," Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with honesty and humor.

Program Helps Patients Communicate Their End-of-Life Wishes

OPB |June 11, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program helps patients design a plan for their end-of-life care.

Ariel Gore's Memoir Explores The Complex Role Of Caregiver

OPB |March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.

Ira Byock Advocates Better Care At The End Of Life

Jan. 25, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Palliative care doctor and advocate Ira Byock is in Oregon to explain how we could be doing better caring for people at the end of their lives.

On The Job: End-of-Life Care

March 06, 2012 9:06 a.m.

We continue our On The Job series with three people who work in the field of end-of-life care.

End of Life Decisions

Jan. 06, 2012 9:06 a.m.

A new study looks at Oregon's registry for people who have made decisions ahead of time about what kind of medical treatment they want at the end of their lives.

Final Footprints

March 13, 2009 9 a.m.

Would you consider a green funeral?

State of the City

March 02, 2009 9 a.m.

What is the state of Portland and the surrounding region?

As We Are: Suicide

Jan. 28, 2009 9 a.m.

How has suicide touched your life?

Cemetery Life

Oct. 31, 2008 midnight

What can graveyards tell us about the places where we live?

Washington Initiative #1000: Assisted Suicide

Oct. 14, 2008 midnight

What end-of-life options should be available to people with a terminal illness?

Hard Days for Hospice

Aug. 19, 2008 midnight

How will budget cuts affect hospice care?

On Dying Well

March 05, 2008 midnight

How do you want to spend your dying days?

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