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By Laura Santhanam
Humans are so ill-equipped to process large numbers – nevermind large-scale suffering – that it’s nearly impossible to grasp the toll of 1 million dead.
As the number of COVID deaths reach another grim milestone, mental health experts are concerned for the tens of thousands of young people struggling through a growing wave of grief, many of them without the services they need.
By Roby Chavez
Psychologists are beginning to understand that for some people, intense and sustained feelings of loss are symptoms of a serious condition — one that can last for years and erode wellbeing.
By Alison McCook, Knowable Magazine
Singer-songwriter Tori Amos usually takes a trip for inspiration when she begins a new record—but these last couple years, that was not in the cards. She speaks with NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker about writing through the pandemic, and how staying…
By Christopher Booker
By Stephanie Sy, Diane Lincoln Estes
The first five months of this year suggest it could be the worst year for mass shootings in decades. More than 8,000 people have been killed by gunfire, according to The Washington Post and Gun Violence Archive. The Post's ongoing…
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
More than 5 million Americans lost a loved one to COVID, and the ripple effects could lead to serious illness down the road.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
The last year has been one of grief and sorrow for so many around the world. A new book by acclaimed author Chimamanda Adichie explores her recent personal loss after the death of her beloved father, and the multi-faceted grief…
By Rochanda Mitchell, The Conversation
Miscarriage occurs in 15% to 25% of diagnosed pregnancies, bringing heartache to millions of people, many of whom blame themselves. In most cases, however, miscarriage is due to random genetic errors.
By Jeffrey Brown, Lena I. Jackson
Even amid the pandemic, some art exhibitions are opening to the public. "Grief and Grievance" at New York's "New Museum," a timely examination of race and racism, is one of them. Black artists explore the aspects of loss in the…
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