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19
Mar
2012
Episode: The Best Care Possible 
The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC | 5266 Episodes
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<p>Palliative-care physician <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Dr.+Ira+Byock">Dr. Ira Byock</a> argues that end-of-life care is one of the biggest national crises facing us today, and that politics has trumped reason when it comes to addressing the issue. In<span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1583334599/wnyc-20"><em> <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1583334599/wnyc-20">The Best Care Possible: A Physician’s Quest to Transform Care</a></span></em><em> through the End of Life</em></a></span> Dr. Byock explains what palliative care is and why he believes we must reform our health care system and move past our cultural aversion to talking about death.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/wnyc_lopate/~4/0Z6VeyNjfWs" height="1" width="1" />
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