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Medical Ethics Highlighed in Schiavo Case

The Schiavo case has made public what is normally a private medical condition. Host Jennifer Ludden talks with Dr. Joanne Lynn, a senior scientist with the Rand Corporation, about the medical and ethical issues that surround feeding tubes.

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Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.