Tag: end of life

6 articles

Last Drop

Nobody knows the full story of why legendary surfer Andy Irons died in a Dallas hotel room earlier this month. But some who knew him have come forward to discuss the demons he’d battled for years.


The Strange Happiness of the Emergency Medic

On what you come to appreciate after a short apprenticeship with paramedics.


The Coming Death Shortage

Many experts believe it’s inevitable that in the coming decades, humans will figure out how to live considerably longer lives. It might not be a good thing.


About a Boy

The life and death of Johnny Romano, the youngest pro skateboarder ever.


Letting Go

Should modern medicine shift its end-of-life priorities, focusing less on staving off death and more on improving a patient’s last days?


As Good as Dead

Is there really such a thing as brain death?