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Most Distinctive Cause of Death in Each State

The CDC recently released an interesting map depicting the most “distinctive” cause of death in each state from 2001 through 2010.  These causes of death are not the most common – that would be cancer or heart disease in every … Continue reading

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My apologies to my readers – but lately I’ve been rather uninspired.  That’s not to say there isn’t plenty to write about – quite the opposite.  I have a whole stack of health policy articles that are worthy of posts … Continue reading

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Endings matter, not just for the person but, perhaps even more, for the ones left behind. ~Atul Gawande in Being Mortal

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The choice is not between the Court and the State, but instead whether the individual can decide who to marry, or whether the government will decide for him. ~Mary Bonauto

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All we ask is to be allowed to remain the writers of our own story.  That story is ever changing.  Over the course of our lives, we may encounter unimaginable difficulties.  Our concerns and desires may shift.  But whatever happens, … Continue reading

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You don’t get extra points for doing the right thing.

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This seriously might be my mantra in life… If you want something sugarcoated, you should probably go get yourself a cupcake, cupcake.

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