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Know Your Neighbors: Now Is the Time to Start Talking About End-of-Life Decisions

Some recent news items have demonstrated how difficult end-of-life decisions can be. Jahi McMath, of Oakland, was only 13 when she suffered complications after routine surgery related to sleep apnea, and was declared “brain dead” by doctors, indicating “complete cessation of brain activity.” She was placed on artificial life support, but her “life” wasn’t supported: Her […]