Commentary


While Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Before You Have Your Big Thanksgiving, Listen to What These Doctors Have to Say

Doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the pandemic frontlines as you celebrate Thanksgiving. They have a plea for Americans this year.

The Talk
Black Youth Have Heard ‘The Talk.’ It’s Time Everyone Else Did, Too.

Black youth worried about the outcome of the 2016 election. The nation should listen to their concerns as the 2020 election hurtles toward its conclusion.

Nancy Sharts-Hopko, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, is a professor in the Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Courtesy of Villanova University)
I’m a Catholic Nurse. This Is Why Biden Is The Moral Choice For America.

"Catholic social teaching calls us to affirm the dignity of all people with particular concern for the poor and marginalized; stand for the common good; care for our neighbors; and seek social and distributive justice."

The onslaught of information Michiganders consume each day can be overwhelming. Therapist Erica Carulli shares her tips for letting go and staying calm.
Keeping It Together: A Guide To Not Losing It During This Crazy Election

Therapist Erica Carulli gives her self-care tips for navigating a monumental election full of (mis)information.

Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris’ Debate Performance Was a Reminder of What Black Women Deal With Every Day

The 2020 vice-presidential debate was a welcome change from what we witnessed last week. But the niceties didn't last long.

Contrary to the CDC's recommendations, President Trump left Walter Reed Medical Center over the weekend in a car full of Secret Service officers to wave to his supporters (AP Photo/Anthony Peltier).
As Doctors, We Took a Pledge to Do No Harm. Our President Should Too.

We've seen the toll that the coronavirus has taken in hospitals across the country. Despite what President Trump says and does, the coronavirus is dangerous, still spreading, and worthy of being feared.

Joe Biden
Joe Biden Stutters. I Do, Too. So Do More Than 3 Million Americans.

While some people saw the former vice president’s difficulty getting his words out as a sign of his age, I saw someone who was trying not to stutter while being verbally attacked.