Tag: Men and Boys

Assessing the Legacy of Colin Powell

To the Editor: Re “Colin L. Powell, 1937-2021: Model Diplomat Haunted by the Iraq War” (obituary, front page, Oct. 19): True, Colin Powell was haunted by the war in Iraq, but for most Americans he rose far above those problematic scenes of his testimony before the United Nations. He was a man whose name invokes […]

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If Men Needed the Abortions …

On Thursday, three women of color — sitting members of Congress — testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform about abortions they had received, describing, in some cases, the stigma attached to them. At the hearing, entitled “A Dire State: Examining the Urgent Need to Protect and Expand Abortion Rights and Access in […]

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Memo to Democrats: ‘Grow Up. Do Your Job.’

To the Editor: Re “Do Democrats Have the Courage of Liz Cheney?,” by Thomas L. Friedman (column, Sept. 29): Well said, Tom Friedman! We will find out this week. How is it that Republicans can remain united on almost all issues, even a treasonous assault on national elections, and still win elections, and Democrats can’t […]

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One Broken Bone? You May Be at Risk for Another

Contrary to current guidelines, the authors wrote, “our study’s results are clinically important because, in contrast to a nontraumatic fracture, a fracture that is considered traumatic often does not trigger further evaluation for osteoporosis or counseling regarding increased subsequent fracture risk.” However, they added, “high-trauma and low-trauma fractures show similar associations with low bone mineral […]

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Male Infertility: What to Know and How to Cope

Seek support. “My knee jerk reaction was I didn’t want to tell anyone,” said Denny Ceizyk, 53, author of “Almost a Father: A Memoir of Male Infertility.” “It was the first time in my relationship with my wife, Lisa, where I felt like I couldn’t provide what she wanted,” Ceizyk said. Although Lisa successfully conceived […]

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