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An ‘Accidental Activist’: One ICU Doctor’s Work To Change Death Through Print And Film

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org Jessica Zitter calls herself an “accidental activist.” After decades working in intensive care units, the California-based physician is now focusing on making end of life care better for her patients – and millions of others. In today’s medical culture, the dying are often put on what Zitter calls the “End […]

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‘Extremis,’ A Documentary On End Of Life Care, Receives Oscar Nomination

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Extremis, a powerful documentary exploring end of life-decision-making, has been nominated for Best Documentary Short by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Directed by Academy Award and Emmy Award-nominated filmmaker Dan Krauss, it focuses on the “harrowing decisions” that doctors, families and seriously ill patients often face at the end of life. Krauss was […]

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‘Extremis’ Makes Oscar Shortlist

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Extremis, a powerful documentary exploring end of life-decision-making, has been shortlisted for Best Documentary Short by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Directed by Academy Award and Emmy Award-nominated filmmaker Dan Krauss, it focuses on the “harrowing decisions” that doctors, families and seriously ill patients often face at the end of life. Krauss […]

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