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End-of-life conversations can bring clarity and comfort
Chemotherapy might not be worth the side effects for many older adults
What brain cancer is and how new treatments are improving the prognosis
Even much older women could benefit from genomic testing
Michael Pollan's book argues that 'white-coat shamanism' and a little acid may help
This scientist's research shows the animal world holds keys to living longer
Learn about the evolving movement toward 'active surveillance'
6 things to avoid saying and what experts suggest instead
This Georgia educator's end-of-life plan allowed her to serve beyond death
Doctors urge high-risk patients to get screened for the disease
The noted essayist and monologist shares her tales in print and onstage
Ronni Bennett, a blogger on aging, explores a topic all too familiar to many
Sterling Service Tea Ministry offers happiness and hope
Several high-profile court cases have given users pause
Survivor Anna Renault on what to do when diagnosed with a serious illness
But every woman can and should make her own choice about treatment
Genetic testing is a widely available tool, but women don't always get enough information
The Pink Fund founder on taking work/life balance to a new level
A recent study shows colorectal cancer is growing among younger adults
Mounting evidence reveals the connection, but lifestyle changes may help
From an expired passport to trips with friends, here are stories of memorable times
This special report will include storytelling, news and information about how to plan for the end of your life in a way that meets your own goals and preferences.