“We see kids who come back to the clinic after they’ve been at camp and that’s all they are talking about. They can’t wait to get back. It gives them a little oomph to deal with the difficult ordeal they’re dealing with,” said our Dr. Yoram Unguru, medical director of Horizon Day Camp

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A happy side effect of face transplants? Blending in. “Finally, nobody is paying attention to them.”

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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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Medical treatments targeting the DNA in tumor cells are celebrated, but insurers often won’t cover the skyrocketing cost

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Medical and scientific breakthroughs, some with ethical concerns, are being used to help people

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What makes a good death? This is just one of the questions Mosaic asked four end-of-life doulas, who have been trained to be a calm, compassionate presence for people who are dying, and their families

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The number of people covered is only half the healthcare story. The other is quality of coverage for those fortunate enough to have health insurance.
Frequently, it can be a struggle for patients to receive coverage for legitimate claims

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