Tag Archives : new york times


Welcome Spring! An April Invitation

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

What do you plan to do to welcome April, the stand-in for the concept of spring? We in New York City, jaded as we are, have long given up on spring’s delivering, on the official date of arrival, anything but cold weather and threats of snow. But April brings more than showers here. New York really begins to bloom in the tender month.

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Emotional Health · Relationships & Dating

Common Online Dating Fears: What’s Stopping You?

Dr. Cecilia Ford

Internet dating is the 21st century version of the blind date. It has replaced the hook-ups of the eighties, the bar scene of the seventies, the rock festivals of the sixties, and the mixers of the fifties, as the way men and women meet and get together. And who’s leading the digital dating pack? The New York Times reports that singles 55 and up “are visiting American dating sites more than any other age group.”

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A Moment That All Women Can Celebrate

By Laura Baudo Sillerman

Her name was Constance Laibe Hays. She had several beats at the New York Times before she died at 44. Today when Jill Abramson’s appointment as executive editor of The Times was announced I could hear her cheer.

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On “Fighting Spirit”

By Joann Ferrara

As a physical therapist for more than thirty years, I have witnessed time and again patients who surpass their expected potential due to sheer willpower and “fighting spirit.”

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