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Death & Data

Death & Data

A possible cancer cluster, a surging suicide rate and the mathematics of mortality… Understanding them depends on data.

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Death & Lifespan

Death & Lifespan

Top killers of the youngest young to the oldest old may alarm everyone, but there's soothing news, too, on palliative care and saving infants' lives.

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Death & Learning

Death & Learning

The dying and the dead have much to teach us. Luckily, there are researchers, medical examiners and others who listen and learn.

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Alumni Essays

Dying Words

The first alum to answer our invitation to share thoughts about death penned a limerick; dozens more wrote a trove of essays, poems and other reflections.

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