Saturday, May 09, 2015

Saturday Stories: Baltimore, Overkill, and Cancer Greeting Cards

The Wire's writer David Simon in The Marshall Project on the anguish of Baltimore.

Atul Gawande in the New Yorker on what he calls an avalanche of unnecessary medical care.

Kristin Hohenadel in Slate highlights Emily McDowell's line of greetings cards - the ones she would have wanted to receive while undergoing her own treatment for cancer.