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Here’s what you need to know: ImageParis in April. The World Health Organization warned on Thursday of a looming mental illness crisis, the result of “the isolation, the fear, the uncertainty, the economic turmoil,” brought on by the pandemic.Credit…Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times Fighting the virus brings unintended consequences, including a mental illness…

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McDonald’s Details What Dining In Will Look Like

Clean the digital kiosks each time a customer orders. Place “closed” signs on certain tables to promote social-distancing. Scrub the bathrooms every half-hour. Those were among the instructions in a 59-page guide that McDonald’s recently distributed to franchisees outlining procedures for safely reopening the fast-food chain’s dining rooms across the country. The guide — titled…

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Yes, Kids Can Get Migraines. Here Are the Signs.

A couple of years ago, long before the novel coronavirus was a threat, my son started calling out to us soon after we tucked him in at night. Sometimes he would ask for an extra kiss, back rub or drink of water. All normal for a 5-year-old. But occasionally, he would report that his room…

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How to Preserve and Store Your Hearty Greens

Whether you’re returning from an overambitious trip to the supermarket or organizing an unruly haul from your C.S.A. or farmers’ market, storing your seasonal bounty can be a challenge. Sturdy greens like kale, collard greens, Swiss chard, mustard greens and others can take up a lot of valuable real estate. You can store them in…

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13 Cozy Gifts, As Recommended by ELLE’s Cozy Editors

Being confined inside has us all thinking of how to make the most of this inconvenient situation. Whether you are finding ways to redecorate your space, learning new recipes, or just trying to keep peace of mind (especially during Mental Health Awareness Month), the one thing that we all want is to be comfortable and…

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Canned Cocktails in Quarantine Make Mixing a One-Step Process

Jeff Wuslich, a founder of Cardinal Spirits in Bloomington, Ind., looked over a stack of more than 100 cases of canned cocktails at the distillery. There are three varieties: a Bramble Mule, made with vodka, raspberry juice, hibiscus and ginger; a Maui Mule, made with vodka, passion-fruit juice and ginger; and a vodka soda. “That’s…

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Jeff Bezos and Anna Wintour Partner Up

Finally, Jeff Bezos is really in fashion. On Thursday, Amazon rode to the rescue of the beleaguered American industry — or at least one particularly challenged and particularly notable subsection: independent high-end designers. Along with Vogue and the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the e-commerce giant announced the unveiling of “Common Threads: Vogue x…

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To Fight Waste and Hunger, Food Banks Start Cooking

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — The new kitchen was still under construction here at the Palm Beach County branch of Feeding South Florida, a food bank, when Chrissy Benoit walked through the warehouse in March. Fruits and vegetables had started arriving in unusually large amounts from nearby farms, which got her thinking about the cooking she…

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