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Charles Ornstein is senior reporter for ProPublica and is president of the Association of Health Care Journalists. His ProPublica series, When Caregivers Harm: California's Unwatched Nurses, written in collaboration with Tracy Weber, was a finalist for a 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Ornstein previously reported for the Times, the Dallas Morning News, and is a former Kaiser Family Foundation media fellow. You can follow him on twitter at @charlesornstein.

“Go-to-Guy for All Things Medical” Tested at Mom’s End-of-Life

Charles Ornstein | March 4, 2013
My father, sister and I sat in the near-empty Chinese restaurant, picking at our plates, unable to avoid the question that we'd gathered to discuss: When was it time to let Mom die?