Increased activity not always the best advice for neck and back pain

The study primarily includes industrial workers and employees in jobs with a lot of physical activity, such as nurses, cleaners and people in service professions who are required to stand a lot. Moving more and sitting less has been the ongoing mantra, but this study comes to some different conclusions. «Regular physical activity is still…

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Coronavirus Epidemics Began Later Than Believed, Study Concludes

The first confirmed coronavirus infections in Europe and the United States, discovered in January, did not ignite the epidemics that followed, according to a close analysis of hundreds of viral genomes. Instead, the outbreaks plaguing much of the West began weeks later, the study concluded. The revised timeline may clarify nagging ambiguities about the arrival…

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‘We Loved Each Other’: Fauci Recalls Larry Kramer, Friend and Nemesis

“How did I meet Larry? He called me a murderer and an incompetent idiot on the front page of the San Francisco Examiner magazine.” Speaking as he passed though a fever check on his way into the White House, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, recalled…

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Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe?

As America begins to reopen for business, restaurants in several states have reopened for indoor dining. Others, like those in Connecticut and New Mexico, are serving outdoors only. Restaurants in New York City and Los Angeles allow no sit-down service at all. In most places, takeout and delivery are still the most available and convenient…

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Coronavirus Isn’t Keeping Florida Crowds From SpaceX Launch

NASA has urged spectators to stay away from the Kennedy Space Center for Wednesday’s SpaceX launch to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But officials from cities and counties around the launch site, an area known as Florida’s Space Coast, are expecting large crowds to gather to watch the country’s first astronaut launch in nine…

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Partying on Minecraft, in a Replica of a Brooklyn Club

On a recent Friday, thousands of partygoers gathered on the rooftop of a popular Brooklyn club to hear a performance by Alice Glass, the former front woman of the Canadian electronic band Crystal Castles. The diverse group wore dark green camouflage, electric blue jumpsuits and pink hair, while they moshed with abandon before the multitiered…

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A Deeply Flavorful Grain Salad, Full of Lemony Flavor

I cooked up a pound of dried chickpeas over the weekend, and I’ve loved the freedom of being able to just toss a handful into almost everything we’ve been eating — or at least everything that could benefit from their savoriness. They starred in Tuesday night’s dinner, mixed into a nubby bulgur salad with loads…

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Moda Operandi’s Massive Sale Will Actually Make You Excited For Summer

Courtesy While we’re still uncertain when our next beach day will be, we refuse to believe that summer isn’t happening at all. And nothing will make you more optimistic for the sunnier days ahead than a Jacquemus straw bag, Isabel Marant jeans, or an Ulla Johnson dress. Get all of these designer must-haves plus more…

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Suit Is Like a Tuxedo for the Starship Enterprise

Michael Bay, the director of the 1998 cosmic disaster movie “Armageddon,” once gave an interview discussing the worst crisis in the making of the film. “Three weeks before our first day of principal photography, I went to see the spacesuits,” he said. “They looked like an Adidas jogging suit on a rack. That’s where I…

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Coronavirus Live: World Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePreparing tables to serve customers in Milan this month. A proposed European Union stimulus package would distribute billions in grants to member states, with Italy getting the largest amount.Credit…Alessandro Grassani for The New York Times E.U. proposes stimulus package worth €750 billion. The European Union’s executive arm said on…

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