New Guidelines Urge Most U.S. Adults to be Screened for Hepatitis C

Most adults in the United States should be screened for hepatitis C, according to guidelines published Monday, as the opioid crisis and more prevalent use of illicit injected drugs have driven a nearly fourfold increase in new cases over the last decade. Despite substantial advances in treatment over the past five years, infections are on…

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Surfaces? Sneezes? Sex? How the Coronavirus Can and Cannot Spread

A delicate but highly contagious virus, roughly one-900th the width of a human hair, is spreading from person to person around the world. The coronavirus, as it’s known, has already infected people in at least 60 countries. Because this virus is so new, experts’ understanding of how it spreads is limited. They can, however, offer…

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The Hard-Knocks Restaurant World Discovers Wellness

Katie Button gives workers at her Asheville, N.C., restaurants an annual cash incentive of $300 if they get medical checkups and have their teeth cleaned. In Austin, Texas, the people who make bone-marrow tacos and mix carrot-juice margaritas at Comedor attend free yoga classes and run together. At West-bourne, an all-day cafe in Manhattan, service…

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20 Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts For Your Fickle Mother-In-Law

Whether you’re closer to your MIL than her actual child or your relationship with her ventures into Jennifer Lopez rom-com territory, Mother’s Day should not go unnoticed. Shop our roundup and show her some love with classic wardrobe staples, personalized gifts that will bring on the waterworks, and designer gifts that will put you on…

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Supreme Court to Hear Obamacare Appeal

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a third major challenge to the Affordable Care Act, setting up likely arguments this fall in a case that could wipe out President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement. The court granted requests from Democratic state officials and House members who wanted to thrust the fate…

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Coronavirus in N.Y.: Outbreak Will Spread in City, Officials Warn

New York officials warned on Monday that the coronavirus was likely to spread in New York City, a day after confirming that a Manhattan woman had contracted the virus while traveling in Iran and was now isolated in her home. “Community spread is going to be real,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said at a news…

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Put Your Ax Into It, at This Los Angeles Restaurant

LOS ANGELES — It’s amazing how quickly you get used to an ax in your hands. Swinging it up over your head, letting the blade hang against your back, pitching it into a spin, and, if you get it just right, your prize: the satisfying thunk of metal wedging itself into soft pine. I learned…

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Talking to Teens and Tweens About Coronavirus

What should parents do if their teens and tweens, with easy access to information on their phones and laptops, develop anxiety over what they have heard about the coronavirus? Here are tips from experts on how to help adolescents. Focus on Staying Healthy The psychologist Lisa Damour, author of “Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of…

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The Chefs Reviving the Classic Parisian Brasserie

When they began appearing in the late 19th century, Parisian brasseries — many of which were run by Alsatian immigrants — sought to serve people from various walks of life, an ethos that was built into their menus: Alongside elaborate, expensive dishes like côte de boeuf and quenelles de brochet (breaded pike) were simpler ones…

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Exciting New Recipes!

Good morning. The mornings have been crisp and clear here in Los Angeles and the eating sublime, though I miss my kitchen and the ability to cook for others instead of simply eating what others cook. I’m looking forward to a return flight, to a run to the greengrocer, to the chance to make Alexa…

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