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General Medical · Lifestyle

Heart to Heart

By Katharine Johnson
At 35 years old, I wasn’t expecting a heart attack. Afterward, I had a friend tell me, “If I had to make a list of 10 people least likely to have a heart attack, you would have been at the top of the list.” I  certainly never thought I’d have two, so quietly that they almost missed it. I was…
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Long Weekend Special: An Interview with Ginnah Howard, Part One

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Las t month, we saluted Ginnah Howard when her novel Night Navigation was featured in The New York Times Book Review. Now we have the opportunity to salute Ms. Howard again — and to thank her for responding in such length to questions about her novel and herslef. What came back will be shared here over the next four days…
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The Red Wheelbarrow: A Meditation

By Billie Brown
so much depends
 upon a red wheel
barrow glazed with rain
water beside the white
chickens. So wrote the young aspiring poet William Carlos Williams in 1923. At his young age, how did he know? At his age, I was aspiring to be the world’s greatest poet or film star – or a cheerleader. Later, as a wife and mother I strove for…
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