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The Importance Of Our Stories In A World Of Scarce Financial Resources

Approximately five million people in the U.S. have some degree of dementia, a number assured to increase with the aging population. Dementia is sometimes mistakenly considered to be one disease, but it includes Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, alcohol-induced dementia and others. Dementia is the most common reason driving placement in nursing homes, […]

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Charlie Munger: Health Care System Prolongs Life Unnecessarily

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger has waded into the end of life care debate. During a lengthy interview broadcast Monday from Omaha, Neb., where Berkshire Hathaway held its annual shareholders meeting, Munger, 91, said the American health care system prolongs life unnecessarily.  “I would come down hard, if I had any power in the system, against prolonging [life] so you […]

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