Medicine

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William Dement, giant in sleep medicine, dies at 91

A founder of the field of sleep medicine, ardent campaigner against the dangers of drowsiness and teacher of Stanford’s hugely popular Sleep and Dreams course, William Dement has died.

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Lucy Kalanithi: ‘I love Paul forever’

A conversation with physician Lucy Kalanithi on life five years after the death of her husband, Paul Kalanithi, neurosurgeon and bestselling author of When Breath Becomes Air.

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Fledging – with cancer

Teens and young adults with cancer are less likely to be cured than people of other ages – a realization that’s leading to changes in treatment.