The federal government has already spent $2.6 trillion to sure up the economy -- double what was spent during the 2009 financial crisis. We have the chance to make extensive...
While our global struggle against COVID-19 is shared, access to treatment is not, write Dr. Cameron Nutt, Dr. Robert A. Bonacci, Dr. Wilfredo R. Matias and Meredith L. Kernan.
I hate the idea of my kids’ education being paused. And yet, the idea of reopening schools with no national plan is bewildering, writes Karen Harris.
Solidarity is fine. But to really succeed, writes Frederick Hewett, the climate movement needs to actively work to dismantle racism.
"I know this routine," writes novelist Jessica Keener, who lived in an isolation room for three months in 1979.
Our brains are adapting to acute stress, writes developmental neuropsychologist Molly Colvin. Time warps so that the present moment is elongated. Complex thinking skills, like decision-making or planning, go offline.
Even with our faces covered, we can see people for who they really are, write surgeons Alessandra Colaianni and Peter T. Masiakos, and we take comfort in knowing that they...
Now I’m not only aware, I’m hyperaware, writes Debbie Sosin. It’s like mindfulness on steroids in the age of coronavirus.
We’re better at rationing than we used to be -- but it never will, and never should, be easy, writes Sarah Ruth Bates.
The numbers tell us that there is no cure for COVID-19, that cases are on the rise, and that the supply of ventilators is limited, writes Dr. Raaj Mehta. But...
We need everyone to hold the line as the epidemic inevitably gets worse, writes Jonathan Smith. This is not an opinion. This is the unforgiving math.
The accelerating extinction of species around the world is a grave concern, writes Frederick Hewett, because biodiversity protects humans from viral infection.
It's time to begin a national dialogue on the role of advance care planning as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Judy Bolton-Fasman's son has been in self-imposed quarantine since returning from Spain last week. If I tell him the obvious -- how much I want to embrace him -- I’m...
I don't know for sure if I have the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, writes Kat Powers. But I do know that I feel miserable.
Scores of young and healthy citizens are not taking their responsibility to practice social distancing seriously, writes Jennifer Crystal, and the consequences could be catastrophic.
Why are we still scrambling for medical supplies when the president has at his disposal a law that empowers him to compel companies to produce the supplies that are urgently...
We've been inundated with guidelines about how to keep ourselves and our families healthy and virus-free. But how do we manage social distancing, without driving ourselves and each other crazy?...
A federal directive requiring free access to diagnostic tests, treatment and the eventual COVID-19 vaccine will reduce the spread of the virus within communities.
Although the current timeline is uncertain, we know the coronavirus pandemic will end. We, as parents, can influence what our children take forward from it.