This week's stories from around the web explore the crucial first days of a child's life, using patient experience surveys for quality improvement, embracing the aging process and the benefits of palliative care.
Writing in The Toronto Star, a physician advocates for integrating palliative care into treatment for advanced or life-threatening illnesses, and not as a last resort.
A professor at the University of Victoria’s school of public health and social policy explores what's behind the numbers when it comes to death statistics.
Health Debate discusses the importance of using patient experience feedback to focus improvement efforts.
The New York Times's Smarter Living column points out that as your age increases, your quality of life does not necessarily have to decrease.