The results suggest that a little praise can go a long way in helping doctors and nurses feel like their work has meaning, said Cynda Rushton, a researcher at the Berman Institute of Bioethics and School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore

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Peace Over Promise

March 12, 2019

ALS patient quits taking drug aimed at slowing disease. David Frei, 54, has been struggling with time. Some things he wants to slow down, others he wants to speed up. He can’t keep up with trying to adapt to the paralysis that started in his legs and is creeping up his body. Every solution is temporary

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The choice was unusual, but loving: We wanted them to live without the shadow of their mother’s mortality hanging over them

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Are You My Husband?

January 25, 2019

A biking accident alters the dynamic of a couple’s marriage, for worse (and for better)

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Immigrants living in the U.S. without legal permission are not eligible for most public benefits. However, if their children are born in the U.S., the children are eligible for benefits like Medicaid and food assistance programs that could help them stay healthy

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The hospital, especially during the holidays, crystallizes an unavoidable truth: There’s simply no substitute for being there

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In India and other countries, the majority of living organ donors are women

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Sperm donations are creating genetic families around the world. And there’s a new push for those siblings to meet

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