"OK, God, What's Next?": A High School Football Coach Faces ALS
High-school football coach Jeremy Williams was diagnosed with ALS in 2007. It wasn’t the first time that his family’s resiliency had been tested, and it wouldn’t be the last.
Canadians Are Asking Courts to Let Them Die Before New Rules Kick In
As the deadline looms for the federal government to come up with new legislation allowing for doctor-assisted death, an unprecedented number of Canadians are exploring how they might end their lives sooner.
Locked-In Syndrome and the Horror of Being Trapped in Your Own Body
As people with degenerative disorders slowly lose control of their bodies, it's common to feel powerless, depressed, and even suicidal.
'Empire' Is 17 Million Americans' Favorite Greek Tragedy
The most popular and relevant show on TV is full of ripped-from-the-headlines plots, elaborate musical set pieces, eye-popping cameos, pop-culture tie-ins, and more melodrama than you can shake a stick at.