Shopbop’s Holiday Sale Just Started—Here’s What to Buy

Still feeling celebratory? Here’s more upbeat news to keep the good times rolling: Shopbop’s Holiday Sale kicked off this morning and over 1,000 items, including brand new styles, are discounted up to 50 percent off. To spare you from combing through every item, here’s our assessment. While the sale includes an impressive amount of chic…

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Ibuprofen vs. Acetaminophen for Pain and Fever in Infants

Some doctors prefer ibuprofen for treating fever and pain in babies; others use acetaminophen. A new review of studies has found that ibuprofen may be marginally more effective. Researchers combined data from 19 studies including more than 240,000 children under 2 years old that compared acetaminophen (Tylenol and generics) with ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin and other…

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Silver Apricot Applies a Chinese Lens to Farm-to-Table Cooking

In the backyard of the new Greenwich Village restaurant Silver Apricot are a few tables, about a dozen chairs, plexiglass partitions to separate them, a couple of patio umbrellas and two heaters, one of them a simulacrum of a cast-iron wood stove with a window through which you can watch the embers flicker electronically. The…

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For Home Cooks, Burnout Is a Reality This Holiday Season

If we’d talked this time a year ago, I would have told you with giddy enthusiasm why I always, every year, without fail, make not one but two kinds of potato dishes on Thanksgiving (one mashed, one roasted). I would have explained, in excruciating detail, why I choose certain varieties of potatoes (the particular starch…

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How to Give Guests an Active Role in Your Virtual Wedding

As couples continue to look for ways to move forward with their wedding plans during the coronavirus pandemic, guests are also looking for ways to feel more involved, connected and present. “Guests want a deeper experience, especially because many can’t be there,” said Jason Mitchell Kahn, the owner of Jason Mitchell Kahn and Company, an…

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Travel and Coronavirus Testing: Your Questions Answered

For those who must travel, or those who are itching to do so, airlines and airports are increasingly offering ways to get tested for the coronavirus ahead of a trip. Taking a test can assure you and others that you aren’t spreading the virus from one place to another. In recent weeks, some destinations, like…

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Can Supreme Stay Cool While Going Corporate?

Once upon a time, just as an underground brand called Supreme began to percolate into the mainstream, a prominent style writer characterized its appeal to The New York Times as “a company that refuses to sell out.” A closely held secret of skate kids and streetwear aficionados everywhere, it was insider-famous for its Barbara Kruger-esque,…

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A Dining Room That Celebrates Every Meal

Dining at restaurants has always been about more than the food — one of the joys of going out is the opportunity to enjoy a new and different environment. At home, the most ambitious hosts have long sought to create atmospheric dining rooms that offer a similar sense of occasion. And at a time when…

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Brain Scientists Explore the How of When

Merriam-Webster’s defines a time warp as a “discontinuity, suspension or anomaly” in the otherwise normal passage of time; this year all three terms could apply. It seems like March happened 10 years ago; everyday may as well be Wednesday, and still, somehow, here come the holidays — fast, just like every year. Some bard or…

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November/December 2020 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

Treating Opioid Addiction in Primary Care Benefits Both Patients and Cash-Strapped Medical Practices Buprenorphine-based treatment for opioid addiction is in short supply in many areas of the United States. And while many physicians want to offer it, clinics are unsure how to offer buprenorphine therapy in a financially sustainable way. A team of researchers at…

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