Love and Cancer at 27
Allen Chou was just 27 when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. His girlfriend, Linda Sim, was 25. This is what they did when his prognosis took a bad turn.
February 20, 2015
UCLA Superbug Infection Linked to 2 Deaths; 179 Potentially Infected
Contaminated medical scopes at a UCLA medical center may have exposed up to 179 people to a potentially deadly superbug.
February 19, 2015
"It's Very Hard to Come to the Realization That You're Dying"
Clyde Earle, who had been battling advanced cancer for a year, came to the ER complaining of pain. He and his wife Audrey thought he had many more months to live.
February 13, 2015
Here's #WhatMattersMost to You
With the premiere of "Being Mortal," we asked you to share your thoughts and pictures about #WhatMattersMost. Here are some of the responses we received.
February 12, 2015
How Would You Spend Your Last Days? Live Chat 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, 2/12
Join FRONTLINE producer Tom Jennings and Kaiser Health News correspondent Jenny Gold for a conversation about end-of-life care, honesty and mortality.
February 11, 2015
Why Is It So Hard for Doctors to Talk to Patients About Death?
When a young mother was terminally ill, Dr. Atul Gawande offered advice to give her family hope. In "Being Mortal," he says he now regrets it.
February 10, 2015
Pope Francis to Bishops: Don't Protect Abusers
In letter to church officials, Pope Francis said there is "absolutely no place in ministry for those who abuse minors."
February 5, 2015
Declassified: U.S. Backs Down From Secrecy on Afghanistan Spending
Watchdogs say the decision will help efforts to fight corruption in training of Afghan security forces.
February 3, 2015
CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations as Number of Cases Exceeds 100
Director Dr. Thomas Frieden blamed a lack of vaccinations for the resurgence of a disease that the CDC said was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.
February 2, 2015
Obama Budget Would Double Federal Spending to Fight Superbugs
Drug-resistant bacteria infect an estimated 2 million Americans, claiming about 23,000 lives each year.
January 27, 2015
How Climate Change May Lead to Bigger Blizzards
With every winter storm, including the blizzard hitting the Northeast this week, climate change skeptics return to a familiar argument: If the world is getting warmer, why am I stuck out here, shoveling so much snow?
January 26, 2015
New York City Ends Solitary for Inmates Under 21
Roughly 100 inmates under the age of 21 will be removed from solitary following a decision to end the practice at the city's primary detention facility.
January 14, 2015