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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.
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"You don’t have to spend much time with the elderly or those with terminal illness to see, over and over and over again, how medicine fails the people it is supposed to help," says renowned surgeon and author Dr. Atul Gawande.
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