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End of Life in Global Perspective

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

In its April 29th issue, The Economist published an article on people’s “hopes and worries for their end-of-life wishes.” The study compares responses to a set of questions from subjects in the Brazil, Italy, Japan, and the US. The data was part of a larger study conducted by the journal and the Kaiser Family Foundation on perceptions of health held by people in the four countries. The results supports other studies conducted in recent years in the U.S.…

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