After Coronavirus, Office Workers Might Face Unexpected Health Threats

When you finally return to work after the lockdown, coronavirus might not be the only illness you need to worry about contracting at the office. Office buildings once filled with employees emptied out in many cities and states as shelter-in-place orders were issued. These structures, normally in constant use, have been closed off and shut…

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A New Entry in the Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine: Hope

In a medical research project nearly unrivaled in its ambition and scope, volunteers worldwide are rolling up their sleeves to receive experimental vaccines against the coronavirus — only months after the virus was identified. Companies like Inovio and Pfizer have begun early tests of candidates in people to determine whether their vaccines are safe. Researchers…

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Health Agencies Offer Tips on Sex During the Pandemic

As countries around the world slowly begin to come back to life, governments are experimenting with exactly how prescriptive they should be when giving guidelines on how people should navigate the new normal — including on sex and dating. It has involved some trial and error. In the Netherlands, Dutch officials relaxed the government’s rules…

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Child Vaccinations Plummet 63 Percent, a New Hurdle for N.Y.C. Schools

Reopening schools, pre-K and day care centers safely this fall was always going to be a crucial part of resuming normal life in New York City, and a herculean challenge for the nation’s largest school system. On Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio raised alarms about an unexpected new hurdle: plummeting rates of childhood vaccinations as…

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When Can I See My Grandkids?

Grandparents have had enough. They want to see their grandchildren. A life in seemingly endless lockdown and isolation from grandchildren is not how grandparents want to spend their golden years. But adult children don’t want to risk exposing an older, more vulnerable generation to the new coronavirus during a family visit. The Centers for Disease…

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Why Air Jordan Sneakers Are as Good an Investment as a Birkin Bag

Focus On SportGetty Images When ESPN premiered The Last Dance in April, the 10-part series on Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls hit the ratings jackpot, becoming the most-watched documentary on the network. Its final two episodes aired Sunday. Nearly two decades have passed since Jordan’s retirement from the NBA, yet he’s as…

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This One-Pan Tuna Casserole Is Just What You Need Right Now

If there’s ever been a time to give in to cravings for retro comfort food, it’s now. And that’s why I whipped up a tuna casserole. But not the classic, cream-of-something soup kind. I made a fancified version based on a recipe I fell in love with a few years ago when I wrote a…

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What Is All of That Screen Time Doing to Your Skin?

You’ve probably heard more about the perils of blue light lately because our lives are more likely to be lived indoors and online. Our laptops, phones, tablets, TVs and even LED light bulbs are all sources of blue light. And now that we’re tethered to those devices, are we getting drenched? Should we be more…

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Returning to Exercise After Recovery From Coronavirus

Is it OK to resume athletic training, even if you have gotten through a bout of Covid-19 or tested positive for coronavirus or suspect you might have been infected? Two new expert-consensus statements from pulmonologists and cardiologists, published separately in The Lancet and JAMA Cardiology, urge caution. The new statements point out that the always-thorny…

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