Marilynn Larkin is an award-winning health and medical journalist and editor. Her work has appeared in national consumer magazines and medical/scientific publications. She is a former contributing editor to The Lancet and the author of five health books for consumers.
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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.