Hand in Hand in Central Park

When David Adam Guggenheim stretched out his hand to greet Michael Scott Bosworth in February 2017, the handshake cemented what he already knew from their long conversations. “He was a relationship person and the idea of family was so important to him,” said Mr. Guggenheim (left), who matched with him on the Tinder dating app.…

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Taking Their Love From AIM to IRL

Kaitlyn O’Hagan, 28, and Rohaan Menon, 29, spent the summer of 2007 messaging each other on AOL’s instant messaging service, AIM. They were rising juniors at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, and were in the same friend group at the end of their sophomore year. But when school started again in the fall, “nothing really…

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The Pandemic of Work-From-Home Injuries

Elizabeth Cuthrell, a Manhattan-based film producer, used to work in an ergonomic office space: comfortable desk chair, monitor at eye level, external keyboard. Then came Covid-19. During stay-at-home she worked on a laptop from a wicker chair, or sometimes on a couch with “cushions like marshmallows.” A month later she felt pain in her neck,…

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When My Dad Turned Off the Internet

The pandemic tension in my house reached its peak this summer the night my dad switched off the Wi-Fi. He claimed that “You spend too much time on your phones and not enough time with the family! I never had the internet when I was your age; we used to play on the streets.” With…

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A One-Word Answer to the Scattergories Card

When Dr. Isaac Jonathan Pomeraniec met Danielle Chelminsky online in July 2018, he was working at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va. He was not expected in Washington until the start of 2019, as part of a seven-year joint residency program between the University of Virginia and the National Institutes of Health,…

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Teachers Find a Snow-Day Snack at Safeway

A snowstorm had blanketed much of the East Coast in December 2016, including Baltimore, where Mackenzie Brown, studying for a master’s degree in severe and profound disabilities at Johns Hopkins University, took a Facebook break. “There was nowhere to go, and not much to do,” said Ms. Brown, now 27 and a special-education teacher at…

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More in Common Than It Seemed on Paper

Jessica Frogge and Dr. Saif Rathore didn’t initially seem to have much in common. She is Irish Catholic and grew up on the family farm outside Chicago. He is a naturalized citizen who is Muslim, was born in Pakistan and raised in Toronto, Canada’s biggest city. But a closer look quickly revealed that the two…

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Carnivore Diet

Carnivore Diet: Everything You Need to Know

Heck yes, you’re interested in the carnivore diet. Let’s face it. Vegetables suck. You haven’t liked them since the first time your mom served you bland, microwaved broccoli. You’re tired of having to starve yourself and eat like a rabbit when you want to be healthy. Well, I’m here to tell you that you don’t…

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Key priorities for transplant and living donor advocacy during COVID-1

(LOS ANGELES) — In a newly published paper, the authors first paint the vision of what optimal patient advocacy can do to overcome the challenges described by kidney transplant patients and donors, and then describe how to make that vision a reality, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Amy Waterman, Deputy Director at the Terasaki…

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