Our political policy makers (the President, Congress and the Senate, governors, etc.) should make their calculus transparent.
The story ends with the phone number of a suicide prevention hotline. That’s just a sop after potentially putting lethal ideas into readers’ heads.
University of Illinois professor S. Jay Olshansky argues that it is time to shift medicine’s focus — starting at age 65 — away from “life extension.”
September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. I used to call the annual event “Invisible Suicide Prevention Day” because it is so often ignored in major media.
There is a widely believed myth that the elderly and dying take up a huge amount of the overall health-care budget.