Brain inflammation in veterans with Gulf War illness

BOSTON — In a new discovery, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have detected widespread inflammation in the brains of veterans diagnosed with Gulf War Illness (GWI). These findings, published online in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity on February 3, could serve as a guidepost for identifying and developing new therapies for people with…

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In Coronavirus, $45-Billion Cruise Industry Faces a Big Challenge

For the cruise industry, the coronavirus is a public-relations nightmare. For more than a week, the world has watched as the Diamond Princess ship has been quarantined in the Japanese port of Yokohama, its 3,600 passengers and crew stuck and the number of people infected by the coronavirus climbing to at least 175. A second…

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Coronavirus News: Live Coverage and Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya, India, in January.Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images ‘All engagements of His Holiness the Dalai Lama remain indefinitely postponed.’ The Dalai Lama has canceled all upcoming public events indefinitely because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a schedule posted on his website. “As a precautionary…

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Juul Bought Ads Appearing on Cartoon Network and Other Youth Sites, Suit Claims

Juul Labs, the vaping company that has long insisted it never marketed its products to teenagers, purchased ad space in its early days on numerous youth-focused websites, including those of Nickelodeon, the Cartoon Network, Seventeen magazine and educational sites for middle school and high school students, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Massachusetts…

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Take a Year Off and Travel Without Going Broke

Let’s say you hate your job. Or maybe your job hates you and left you for someone else. Maybe you just feel stuck after doing the same thing day after day after week after year. The world is calling you, and you keep letting it ring, because you know if you pick up, the world…

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Tommy Hilfiger and Lewis Hamilton Launch Surprise Collection With H.E.R.

After three seasons of working side by side on their ongoing TommyXLewis partnership, Tommy Hilfiger and Lewis Hamilton are ready to shake things up. Ahead of the duo’s upcoming spring 2020 collection, Hilfiger and Hamilton revealed their fourth collection features a surprise guest: R&B singer H.E.R. Building on its commitment to sustainability, the TommyXLewisXH.E.R capsule…

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The Rise of Palestinian Food

THE CARROTS, KNOWN as jazar ahmar, are stocky and rugged, as dark as wine, shading from red into 
purple. This may be the closest they get to the color of their ancestors, 
the primeval carrots that were first cultivated about a thousand years 
ago in what is today Afghanistan and later sown throughout Arab lands.…

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The Chaos at Condé Nast

It’s a high-class but increasingly common problem: being a former magazine editor in a digitized world that cares little about whose name used to be on top of a defunct masthead. (A masthead, for those unfamiliar with the term, lists in careful hierarchy the top staff of a publication and is most often printed on…

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