An H.I.V. Cure: Answers to 4 Key Questions

At a scientific conference in Seattle on Tuesday, researchers reckoned with a day that many thought might never arrive. A patient appears to have been cured of H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS, for only the second time since the epidemic began. A sort of electric hope hangs in the air, said Dr. Steve Deeks,…

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Front Burner: Hudson Yards Welcomes the Chefs

On March 15, a new dining hub will open on the western edge of Midtown Manhattan in Hudson Yards, from 10th to 12th Avenues and 30th to 34th Streets. Many of the restaurants involve familiar names like Thomas Keller, David Chang, Michael Lomonaco, Costas Spiliadis and José Andrés, among others, with some restaurant imports from…

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Medical News Today: Are black walnuts good for you?

People use black walnuts in cooking because they have great flavor and crunch. Black walnuts are also high in anti-inflammatory compounds, so supplement manufacturers sell the extract as a pill. Black walnuts contain three main components that make them beneficial when consumed – antioxidants, polyunsaturated fats, and phenolic compounds. The walnuts also contain a range…

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Those Strappy Sandals You Wore to Prom Are Back

Courtesy Bunions be damned, because your feet are going to look like cute little pot roasts this summer. The barely-there sandals you wore to prom are back and podiatrists worldwide are shaking. The style is single-soled, multi-strapped, sometimes metallic or pastel (to match your taffeta Jessica McClintock), and has a mom-approved mid-heel stiletto. And you…

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One More Time, With Big Data: Measles Vaccine Doesn’t Cause Autism

At a time when measles outbreaks are mounting among clusters of unvaccinated children, notably in Washington State, New York and Texas, a new large study published this week found no association between the measles vaccine and autism — a reason often given by parents for rejecting inoculation. The new research confirms what has long been…

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Modern Love: Tiny Love Stories: ‘Would We Ever Be Together Again?’

Holding on as Venezuela Falls Apart Like millions of others, we have been forced to leave our land and homes, everything we knew, owned and loved, as Venezuela falls apart. Scattered in four cities in three countries, my family has stayed together through video calls with good-mornings and nightly blessings. That wasn’t enough for my…

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Off the Menu: Ardyn, Serving Farm-to-Table Fare, Opens in Greenwich Village

Headliner Ardyn This intimate new Greenwich Village spot takes its name from the Shakespearean forest, and it stands to reason that greens, grays and natural wood would play a major role in its décor. Less obvious but certainly of the moment is a menu featuring small-batch ingredients, sometimes from the nearby Greenmarket, in dishes like…

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