• Talking Death and Existential Anxiety with an ICU Nurse

    I asked my friend Ernesto, who works as an ICU nurse, some questions about existential anxiety, fear of death, and how surrounding oneself with the dying can affect one's brain.

  • Are We Just Shit at Death?

    We all know deep down that we just rot. And that's fine. We need to get over it and talk about how we take care of those in the process of dying.

  • America Needs Alzheimer’s Funding Now

    While the National Institute of Health spends $3 billion a year on AIDS research, and nearly $4.9 billion on cancer, for Alzheimer’s it spends only $500 million, an enormous drop off for an illness that is already widespread and growing rapidly.