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A good death

Dr. Carmen Johnson wanted to work in palliative care and loves this area of medicine because she says nothing is more rewarding than helping a person who is in pain feel comfortable.

Joel Hayhoe is bicycling across Malawi and plans to return next year to operate local bike tours because he wants to help raise funds for the people there.

Hervey Simard says that Victoria needs to start incorporating social media into its natural disaster planning because during a tsunami or earthquake, texting, twitter, and youtube may be the only way to get survival information to and from the public.

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The CBC Radio web series A Good Death: Palliative Care in Canada

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