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Journalists should strive for absolute clarity in language choice. Avoid ambigious phrases such as, “Dead but on life support.”
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You’d hope organ donors would be dead beyond any doubt when their organs are harvested, but in his new book, Dick Teresi argues that they may not be dead enough.

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