Tag Archives: America

Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Survive Longer in Canada than in the U.S.

New research reveals startling survival gap between Canadians and Americans with genetic disease, raises questions about how to improve care

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and reported by Fox News shows that Canadians with cystic fibrosis live up to 10 years longer than Americans who have the same illness. The study, funded by the United States Cystic … Continue reading

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Aging Alone in America

New News, Good News, and Not So Good News about contemporary trends in the lives of the elderly

In a new report to the Council on Contemporary Families for Older Americans Month, New York University researchers Eric Klinenberg, Stacy Torres, and Elena Portacolone report on the unprecedented movement of the elderly toward solo living. Here are the facts from the press … Continue reading

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A Readiness to Die

Honoring Veterans Day, 11/11/11

“Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” -G.K. Chesterton Tomorrow, America and many countries around the world will gather for parades and ceremonies and a somber … Continue reading

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