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In a Johns Hopkins Survey, 90 percent of doctors said they’d rather die by cardiac arrest than be resuscitated. Only a quarter of the public feels the same way.

Are Doctors More Likely to Refuse CPR? Evidence that doctors approach their own end-of-life care differently from everyone else Do doctors respond to the prospect of their own deaths differently from the way other people do? That’s what Dr. Ken Murray, a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at USC, suggested last November in a …

In a Johns Hopkins Survey, 90 percent of doctors said they’d rather die by cardiac arrest than be resuscitated. Only a quarter of the public feels the same way. Read More »

Although they spend 16 hours a day in water, hippos can’t swim because they are too muscular and sink. Instead they just run around under the surface.

Hippos Can’t Swim—So How Do They Move Through Water? More Stories “Depending on water level they walk or they swim,” said Dagmar Andres-Bruemmer of the Frankfurt Zoological Society. Except the swimming isn’t really swimming per se, she said. Rather, it’s a kind of gallop. “For all intents and purposes the hippo does not swim,” said …

Although they spend 16 hours a day in water, hippos can’t swim because they are too muscular and sink. Instead they just run around under the surface. Read More »