The Interview: Atul Gawande on life and death in old age

The surgeon, doctor and MacArthur Fellowship ‘genius’ grant winner on how medicine is failing us in its approach to death

Light in the dark: What if vegetative patients are actually conscious?

From 2014: Hitchcock film proved that despite a ‘vegetative’ diagnosis, Jeff Tremblay’s brain is awake. What does that mean for end-of-life care?

Seniors speak up for dying with dignity

Two women, ages 85 and 87, explain why they want to choose how to end their lives

End-of-life care: Maclean’s hosts a national dialogue

Timely talk about an issue of vital importance to all Canadians

Canada’s end-of-life debate is coming to a head

Dave Lambert’s brush with death leads to a new lease on life

Inside a comatose mind

New research raises the unsettling possibility that some vegetative patients may actually be awake and aware