Covid ‘Long-Haulers’ Need Medical Attention, Experts Urge

Dr. John Brooks, the chief medical officer of the C.D.C.’s Covid response, the co-chairman with Dr. Saag of one session, said he expected long-term post-Covid symptoms would affect “on the order of tens of thousands in the United States and possibly hundreds of thousands.” He added, “If you were to ask me what do we…

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Baricitinib: Doctors Are Skeptical of This Covid-19 Drug From Eli Lilly

In mid-November, an arthritis drug with a tricky name hit a pandemic milestone — then slipped back into relative obscurity. The drug, baricitinib, was granted an emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration to treat a subset of hospitalized Covid-19 patients in combination with another medication, the antiviral remdesivir. It is one of only…

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Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate

Fiduccia pushed for increased access to reproductive services, including mammograms and pelvic exams. She and others successfully lobbied to expand the national Hate Crime Statistics Act to include violence against people with disabilities. She also served on the California attorney general’s Civil Rights Commission on Hate Crimes. With her future husband, Daniel Fiduccia, a legal…

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A Genius Method for Making Latkes

A few months ago, I had brunch on the lawn at the Outermost Inn on Martha’s Vineyard, in Massachusetts. So happy to be at a restaurant after months of quarantine, I ordered the potato rösti, which arrived thick and square, topped with smoked salmon and crème fraîche. When I dipped my fork into the potato,…

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Sports, Covid and Kids: New Pediatric Guidelines

Even those who were completely asymptomatic should increase activity gradually, and only after being screened, Dr. Briskin said, suggesting five stages of incremental progress toward full activity; the A.A.P. recommends a schedule for graduated return to play that was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine earlier this year. Dr. Aaron Baggish, the director…

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Zendaya Joins the Valentino Family

Like Thanos collecting all six of the Infinity Stones to become an all-powerful being in the Avengers movies, red carpet darling and fashion’s favorite It girl Zendaya just added one more feat to her very own gauntlet—minus the whole trying to wipe out civilization like giant purple villain. For her next trick, Zendaya will enter…

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Many of us are stress eating because of the pandemic.

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyday life, isolated people from friends and family, and spawned an economic crisis. On top of all that, it has also affected people’s mental and physical health. A global survey conducted earlier this year confirms what many have already experienced firsthand: The virus and resulting lockdowns led to dramatic changes…

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A Demand for More Space Boosted Townhouse Sales in November

Just a block or so away, a four-story, red brick house at 315 East 18th Street, near Second Avenue, which was owned by Mr. Mitchell and his wife, Heidi Mitchell, a freelance writer, sold for $9.35 million. The buyer used the limited liability company Life 2.0 in the transaction. The gut-renovated Greek Revival structure, built…

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Kristen Stewart Performs Audience of One at Chanel

The 1980s were the renaissance years of Chanel: the decade Karl Lagerfeld took the helm of the house and began knocking the camellias and pearls and bouclé off their pedestals, dosing the classic with the healthy sense of amused disregard that became a new signature for the brand. Their signifiers — the shoulder pads, red…

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