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Kit Harington Says Jon Snow's Game of Thrones Death Sent Him to Therapy

Jason LaVerisGetty Images It can be easy to keep a distance from the brutal violence on Game of Thrones as a viewer, acknowledgment as so much fantastical entertainment. That isn’t necessarily the case for the actors working on the HBO series, and the repercussions can get very real. Kit Harington has revealed to Variety that… Read More »

Doctor on Video Screen Told a Man He Was Near Death, Leaving Relatives Aghast

Catherine Quintana’s father had been in and out of a hospital for weeks, and the family understood that his time was running out. Her 78-year-old father, Ernest Quintana, had lung disease and was struggling to breathe on his own. On March 3, he was admitted to a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Fremont, Calif., for the… Read More »

Listen: ‘Death Certificate Project’ Aims At Opioid Crisis, But Doctors Cry Foul

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). On “All Things Considered” Thursday, KQED’s April Dembosky reports on the California medical board’s Death Certificate Project, which collected almost 3,000 death certificates of people who died of opioid overdoses, then cross-referenced those with the state’s drug prescription database. The board then sent letters… Read More »