Covid-19 Live Updates: Johnson & Johnson Tests One-Shot Vaccine

Video Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Dr. Robert R. Redfield and other members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force update lawmakers on the government’s pandemic response.CreditCredit…Pool photo by Alex Edelman Here’s what you need to know: ImageA researcher at the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. The…

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House Hunting in Austria: Skiing Heaven in the Austrian Alps for $1.5 Million

A Four-Bedroom Penthouse in the Austrian Alps $1.5 MILLION (1.3 MILLION EUROS) This four-bedroom penthouse sits on a plateau at the foot of the Grossvenediger, an 11,700-foot glacier-topped mountain that looms over the village of Neukirchen am Grossvenediger, in the Austrian Alps. Built in 2016 on the second floor of a south-facing farmhouse-style chalet with…

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Coach Reflects the Vibrancy of New York City with Its Spring 2021 Collection

Coach Even in the midst of a global pandemic, there is no denying the strength and endurance of the Big Apple—a quality Coach Creative Director Stuart Vevers is highlighting with his A Love Letter to New York capsule. The limited-edition buy it now selection from his spring 2021 collection drops today. From a zippered biker…

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Johnson & Johnson Begins Phase 3 Trial of Covid-19 Vaccine

Buoyed by positive results in its earlier studies, Johnson & Johnson has begun the final stage of clinical trials for its coronavirus vaccine. Although they are a couple of months behind the other so-called Phase 3 trials in the United States, Johnson & Johnson’s trials will be the largest, with plans to enroll 60,000 participants.…

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Drinking Coffee Tied to Better Outcomes in Colon Cancer Patients

Drinking coffee may extend survival time in people with colorectal cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers studied 1,171 patients diagnosed with advanced or metastatic colon or rectal cancer who could not be treated with surgery. The patients completed diet and lifestyle questionnaires, including information about their coffee consumption, at the start the study. Compared with…

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When the Classroom Comes With Room Service and Poolside Cabanas

This summer, Michelle Carucci’s family canceled its annual Jersey Shore vacation because of the pandemic. So when Ms. Carucci, who lives in White Township, N.J., learned that The Great Wolf Lodge, a family-favorite indoor water park in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, was setting up a “schoolhouse” and socially distanced activities this fall, she jumped at the…

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What My Sled Dogs Taught Me About Planning for the Unknown

This article is part of a series on resilience in troubled times — what we can learn about it from history and personal experiences. Here’s the thing about sled dogs: They never know how far they’re going to run. As a musher — the human driver of a dog sled team — this is one…

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For Some Muslim Couples, Gender-Separate Weddings Are the Norm

Weddings are usually associated with joyous togetherness, a time for family and friends to celebrate alongside the couple and with each other. Some communities, though, have their own brand of togetherness. Although considered uncommon in the United States, Muslim couples may opt for gender-separate wedding celebrations, men and women sit separately during the ceremony and…

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Sticker Shock in the Pharmacy

When Caiti Derenze, a lawyer in Jersey City, N.J., went to Walgreens to refill her insulin prescription in July, she was met with a nearly $300 bill. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, I only paid like $50 last month. What happened?’” Ms. Derenze said. “It feels like a punch in the gut, to be…

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Covid-19 May Have a Hidden Impact on the Heart

Last month, several college conferences, the Big Ten and the Pac 12 among them, postponed their sports seasons, including football, citing the risks posed to athletes by the coronavirus. A major factor in those decisions, according to some physicians, was the uncertain implications of a July paper in JAMA Cardiology. In this study of 100…

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