Brent Crane

How Should We Die?

After his own near-death experience left him a double amputee, Dr. B.J. Miller became a specialist in the art of dying well.

Therapist Grandmas On The Friendship Bench

In Zimbabwe, a bench set up in public spaces where trained volunteers can help people experiencing mental health issues is saving lives.

How Big Tech Gets Disability Wrong

Why do so many tech companies try and fail to make an accessibility impact? According to Ashley Shew, it's because they're not actually trying to understand the disabled experience to begin with.

From HIV to COVID, The Male Nurse Who Revolutionized Compassionate Care

At the height of the AIDS crisis, Cliff Morrison was put in charge of Ward 5B, essentially as a scapegoat. Instead of failing, he created a model on how to deal with a pandemic compassionately.

This Voiceless Choir Shouts Loud At Cancer

This 'support group on steroids' brings throat cancer survivors together to express themselves through song.

Designing A Wheelchair For Adventure

After a stroke left him partially paralyzed, lifelong outdoorsman Geoff Babb set out to design a wheelchair that could truly take him anywhere.

Fixing Cancer’s Cancer: The High Cost Of Treatment

Almost half of the 68% of patients who are cured of cancer are bankrupted by treatment costs. That's why Dr. Azra Raza says it's time for a revolution in how we think about treatment.

How Do We Stop The Superbugs?

After saving her husband's life from an antibiotic-resistant infection, Steffanie Strathdee is trying to bring phage therapy to the rest of the world.

I Am A Psychopath, Studying Other Psychopaths

Dr. James Fallon was studying the brain scans of serial killers when he noticed something: their brains looked just like his.

How A Trench Coat For Dogs Angrily Inspired A Fashion System For The Disabled

A congenital amputee herself, designer Stephanie Thomas was so frustrated by the limited fashion options for the disabled that she launched her own styling firm.