How Death Became Big Business

Instead of caring for the elderly, corporate interests are looking out for their bottom line.

Illustration by Max Guther

Googling “nursing home neglect lawsuit” will make your stomach churn. Deanna Kay Mahoney died of sepsis in a hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, after her bedsores were allegedly left untended for so long that they became infected. John Curtright of Kansas City, Kansas, died of the same thing, and he was apparently displaying signs of […]

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