BJ Miller

Doctor and palliative care specialist at the University of California San Francisco

Doctor and palliative care specialist at the University of California San Francisco

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Death and dying are inevitable and a natural part of life’s cycle. The pandemic has brought the issue of our own mortality into sharp focus.

Why planning for death should start when we’re living

Death and dying are inevitable and a natural part of life’s cycle. The pandemic has brought the issue of our own mortality into sharp focus.

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