A thoughtful exploration of everything about life-limiting illness, dying, and death. Everyone Dies is a nonprofit organization with the goal to educate the public about the processes associated with dying and death, empower regarding options and evidence-based information to help them guide their care, normalize dying, and reinforce that even though everyone dies, first we live, and that every day we are alive is a gift.
What should one expect if a family member is discharged to hospice? We talk about this as well as some resources to help caregivers as we revisit the concept of hospice, this time from the perspective of a family member who is taking care of a loved one.
The Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
As COVID-19 becomes more prevalent, we are discovering there is a surprising subset of young, healthy people who can also get very sick, or have mild initial symptoms, but have long-term effects. The people who also were hospitalized have long...
More than 100,000 people are waiting for donations in the United States. In 2019, nearly 11,900 people provided a life-saving donation upon their death, a record high, but still far short of what is needed. Many birth defects and diseases lead to organ...
Death of a Pet
It's hard to explain how difficult the death of a pet is. In this episode we talk about why pets are so meaningful to us, and why we grieve them, even as much as other humans.
From vaccines to cancer treatment, any new drugs go through rigorous testing called Clinical Trials before they are approved. Learn about what clinical trials are and how we benefit.
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is scarring in the lungs without a known cause. It causes lungs to become stiff and makes it hard to get oxygen to into the blood. We talk about IPF symptoms, its impact, and how people are treated. Charlie also...