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Aging

The world crossed an important threshold in 2018, when the number of older people (over sixty-four years old) surpassed the number of young children (under the age of five) for the first time ever. This section explores the shifting demographics from young to increasingly older populations worldwide and their social, economic, and health consequences.

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“Ordinary Love” and Extraordinary Compassion

New film starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville depicts the gloomy, gray uncertainty of modern breast cancer treatment

Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number—Except When it Comes to Health

In some parts of the world, forty is the new seventy

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Age in the Age of COVID-19

Ageism and the opportunity to be different

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Coronavirus in Toronto—Lessons Lost on a Second SARS

The city's COVID-19 response is strongly informed by the experience of the earlier outbreak—but by no means exceptional

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Mothers, Children, and the Terrible Choice Between COVID-19 and Other Infections

Decisive action is required now to protect the most vulnerable from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during the pandemic