Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Lose Baby After Pregnancy Complications

The model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen said late Wednesday that she and her husband, the singer John Legend, had lost their third child, a son, days after she posted on social media about suffering pregnancy complications. “Driving home from the hospital with no baby,” Ms. Teigen wrote on Twitter. “How can this be real.”…

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Why Can’t I Wear Political Attire at Work?

I am a Democrat in a very red state. I work at a small service business where I interact with customers in person. Several of my co-workers wear bright red “Make America Great Again” caps. So, I bought a Joe Biden T-shirt to express my views. Recently, though, my boss, the owner of the company,…

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Covid Forces China’s Tourists to Spend ‘Golden Week’ Closer to Home

Along the Great Wall, extra security guards have been deployed to deter rowdy tourists. Hotel bookings in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, have risen 600 percent from the same period last year. In Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak began late last year, visitor demand for the city’s Yellow Crane Tower has been so high that…

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Jim Murray, a Top Whiskey Critic, Faces Accusations of Sexism

For more than a decade, the British spirits writer Jim Murray has held sway as the world’s most influential whiskey critic, thanks largely to his “Whisky Bible,” an annual compendium of thousands of reviews, including his prestigious World Whisky of the Year award. His words can make or break a brand, his books have sold…

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How Trump Voters View His Position on Pre-existing Conditions

When Pamela Jean Locke votes in November, one issue she’ll be thinking about is protections for Americans with pre-existing health problems. “I think people should be able to have insurance even if they have pre-existing conditions,” said Ms. Locke, 59, who works in Jacksonville, Fla., as a children’s museum director. She recalls jumping from one…

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Pain relief caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection may help explain COVID-19 spread

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can relieve pain, according to a new study by University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers. The finding may explain why nearly half of people who get COVID-19 experience few or no symptoms, even though they are able to spread the disease, according to the study’s corresponding author Rajesh Khanna,…

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MUSC researchers test brain stimulation in zero gravity

«It’s exciting. I love this stuff!» said Bashar Badran, Ph.D. «This is so fun.» Not many researchers get the chance to float, weightless, 32,000 feet above the Earth. Medical University of South Carolina scientists usually conduct research in labs — controlled settings where they can carefully repeat experiments to double-check results. But with an eye…

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