As a review committee member, I assured foreign delegations that the Dutch model was a good one. That conclusion has become harder to support.
Not every ailment can be fixed—or should be. Atul Gawande thinks we need to talk about this.
It appears that my friend Steve Hayner doesn't have long to live. It is breathtaking to watch him prepare to die as he lived.
50/50 is a balancing act: a comedy-drama about a man who learns he has a tumor and a 50 percent chance of surviving. Writer Will Reiser and director Jonathan Levine pull off twin feats: they sustain a tone midway between ironic and poignant, and they touch the audience without pushing pathos at us.