HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer

Vaccines against the human papillomavirus have sharply reduced infections, genital and anal warts, and precancerous lesions in young women and girls in more than a dozen wealthy countries, a major new study has found — powerful evidence that these vaccines will ultimately cause major drops in cervical cancer. The vaccines are so effective that when…

Details

How Do You Talk to Children About Climate Change?

Hollywood has produced quite a few fictionalized depictions of dramatic climate change. Scores of people die after Manhattan freezes in 2004’s “The Day After Tomorrow.” In “Geostorm,” released in 2017, the weather goes haywire after satellites malfunction. Realistic scenarios, though, have been less frequent. Yet Sunday’s episode of “Big Little Lies,” the HBO show about…

Details

The Lessons of Washington State’s Watered Down ‘Public Option’

Image Jay Inslee, the governor of Washington, signing a measure in May that puts the state on track to create the nation’s first “public option” health insurance.CreditRachel La Corte/Associated Press For those who dream of universal health care, Washington State looks like a pioneer. As Gov. Jay Inslee pointed out in the first Democratic presidential…

Details

10 Fashion Insiders on the Most Comfortable Flats They Love to Wear

Cap-Toe Ballerinas Chanel chanel.com $750.00 “I’m in love with the Chanel CC cap-toe flats — they’re the comfiest shoes and that’s coming from a New Yorker who walks everywhere. Even when wearing them with jeans and a tee, you can look sophisticated, chic, and have no blisters by the end of the day. You can…

Details

The Negroni Is a Century Old, but Just Hitting Its Stride

The Negroni turns 100 this year. As recently as a decade ago, that bit of news would have drawn blank faces, communicating “So?” or “Who cares?” or even “What’s a Negroni?” Today the Negroni is, quite simply, one of the most consumed cocktails in the world, and the most successful mixed drink ever to come…

Details

What are the different types of abortion?

You have chosen to share the following article: How elderberries can help you fight the flu To proceed, simply complete the form below, and a link to the article will be sent by email on your behalf.Note: Please don’t include any URLs in your comments, as they will be removed upon submission. We do not…

Details

Buying Your First Leather Jacket Is a Black Girl Rite of Passage

«Can I try it on?” I asked in excited anticipation. I was around eight years old. It was my first trip to Wilsons Leather in the mall. Moments before, the clerk had disappeared into the back before reemerging with a black Victorian-style leather jacket wrapped in a clear plastic bag with a long layaway ticket…

Details

Angela Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, but Spokesman Insists She’s Fine

BERLIN — For the second time in 10 days, Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday was seen shaking at a public event and struggling to maintain control of her body as her limbs trembled visibly. And for the second time in 10 days, Germany largely did not discuss it. Her spokesman insisted she was well. German…

Details

South Africa Meets South Asia at Peri Peri Grill House

It isn’t the smell of smoke that greets you when you walk through the door of Peri Peri Grill House in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn; it’s the sight of it. The hard-working grill in the open kitchen exhales smoke in billows that dissipate quickly into the dining room, but not before leaving a defining mark on all…

Details