Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Thinking about how you want to spend your final months of life isn’t a topic most people want to dwell on until they need to. Yet experts say many patients with terminal illnesses could benefit from the social, psychological and spiritual services offered by hospices. Kojo looks at the difficult choice that many families face in forgoing life-prolonging treatment to improve quality of life.
- Ann Berger Chief of Pain and Palliative Care at the National Institute of Health Clinical Center
- Malene Davis President and CEO, Capital Hospice
- Brian Rood Medical Director for Pediatric Advanced Needs Assessment (PANDA) Care Team at Children's National Medical Center. He's also Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University.
Most Recent Shows
How do we talk about gun violence when it's not in the form of a mass shooting? We held a student town hall to discuss how local kids deal with the threat of violence locally, and how adults can respond.
This year, the bug to watch out for is the spotted lanternfly, a stunning polka-dotted menace that feasts on the interior plant sap of grape vines, fruit trees and more.
In the wake of a deadly bridge collapse in south Florida, we're turning an eye to the safety of our own transportation, water, electricity, and other systems.