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Opinion | I Lost My Baby. Then Antivaxxers Made My Pain Go Viral.

Credit…Greg Kahn for The New York Times Supported by Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Amanda Makulec Ms. Makulec is a health data visualization designer, speaker and instructor based in Washington, D.C. I was one of many […]

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Opinion | Taking the Fight for Safe, Legal Abortion to the States

Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. By Gretchen Whitmer Ms. Whitmer is the governor of Michigan. As I read the U.S. Supreme Court’s draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, I was devastated. It was shocking to see, laid […]

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Opinion | The Road Ahead for the Democrats: Here Are Some Directions

More from our inbox: To the Editor: Re “Party Presses Biden to Hone Midterm Message” (front page, March 13): It is not just the White House; all Democrats made a mistake after the election. In spite of being warned, the Democratic Party went too far left too fast. The country was not ready for such […]

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Opinion | Climate Change Anxiety and Therapy

More from our inbox: To the Editor: Re “Anxiety Over Climate Change Lands on the Therapist’s Couch” (front page, Feb. 7): Just as physical activity can alleviate anxiety and depression, climate activism can counter feelings of helplessness and despair. Participating in demonstrations or writing to lawmakers is a start. Even better is working on specific […]

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Opinion | Travel Is My Antidote for Fear. As Covid Eases, I’m Heading Out Again.

By Andrew McCarthy Mr. McCarthy is a travel writer and actor, and the author of “Brat: An ’80s Story.” A quarter century ago I was walking across Spain on the Camino de Santiago, the ancient pilgrim route. Two weeks into my 500-mile hike I was anxious, lonely and miserable. Each day was worse than the […]

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Protecting the Vulnerable

We offer a guide to protecting the elderly, immunocompromised and unvaccinated from Covid. By David Leonhardt With the Omicron wave receding, many places are starting to remove at least some of their remaining pandemic restrictions. This shift could have large benefits. It could reduce the isolation and disruption that have contributed to a long list […]

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Opinion | There Will Be No Post-Covid

By Charles M. Blow Opinion Columnist There have been many stages of our collective Covid reaction. There was the initial panic, with the shortages of toilet paper (I still haven’t completely figured that one out) and Lysol. In those days, one dared not even cough in public. I had a cold when I was in […]