Robin Marantz Henig

3 articles

The Last Day of Her Life

A gender studies professor, diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, decides to take control of her death.


Did Grief Give Him Parkinson’s?

Identical twins in Pennsylvania have the same genes, the same upbringing, similar adult lives. And yet one crucial difference may have made one of them sick.


A Life-or-Death Situation

How a bioethicist’s field of study—suicide, euthanasia, a dignified death—”turned unbearably personal.”


What Is It About 20-Somethings?

A psychological theory emerges to explain why young Americans are taking a while to grow up.