E.U. Seeks Solidarity as Nations Restrict Medical Exports

Top European Union officials called on Friday for solidarity among member countries in the face of the coronavirus, responding to moves by some nations to restrict exports on equipment that could be used to combat the outbreak. France, Germany and other countries have imposed limits on the export of protective medical equipment, some of which…

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Conversations Toward Romance

Shortly after Rachel Sutton texted Meredith Mechanik and asked her on a third date, Ms. Mechanik texted back and said she no longer wanted a romantic relationship with Ms. Sutton, and hoped instead that they could remain friends. Ms. Sutton (left), who is now 29 and an assistant director of graduate admissions at the University…

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Modern women with heart disease need flexible lifestyle programs

Sophia Antipolis, 8 March 2020: Women with heart disease today need flexible options for lifestyle programmes that fit their busy schedules. That’s the finding of a study published today, International Women’s Day, in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1 «Women tend to prioritise others before themselves,»…

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Americans’ Demands for Coronavirus Tests Grow as Cases Spread

President Trump claimed again on Friday that anyone who needed a coronavirus test “gets a test.” But from Washington State to Florida to New York, doctors and patients are clamoring for tests that they say are in woefully short supply, and their frustration is mounting alongside the growing number of cases around the country. In…

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South by Southwest Is Canceled as Coronavirus Fears Scuttle Festival

The 34th annual edition of South by Southwest, the sprawling festival of music, technology and film in Austin, Texas, that has become a highlight on the global cultural calendar, was canceled by city officials on Friday over fears about the rapid spread of coronavirus. Festival organizers and government officials had come under intense pressure in…

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Gray Kunz, 64, Dies; Four-Star Chef Fused France and Asia

Gray Kunz, the Swiss chef who grew up in Singapore, cooked in Hong Kong and broadened New York’s vision of fine dining in the 1990s at the luxurious Manhattan restaurant Lespinasse, died on Thursday in a hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was 65. The cause was a stroke, a representative for his family said. Mr.…

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How to Quarantine Yourself

Stay home unless you must see a doctor. No work, school or shopping. If you must come out of your room, wear a mask. And don’t share towels. If you are among the thousands of Americans now self-quarantined because of possible infection with the coronavirus, these are a few of the new house rules, courtesy…

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Stocking Your Pantry, the Smart Way

Having a well-stocked pantry is always a good idea, whether you’re looking to throw together pasta with anchovies when there’s nothing in the fridge, or you want to avoid going grocery shopping when the weather is vile. It’s also true that a well-stocked pantry can provide a sense of safety and control when the news…

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Governments Point Fingers Over Coronavirus as Death Toll Mounts

An Iranian official claimed without evidence that the epidemic could be an American bioweapon, after some U.S. officials said the same about China. Saudi Arabia said its cases were Iran’s fault. South Korea lashed out at Japan over travel restrictions and responded in kind. At a time of global crisis, when the new coronavirus has…

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Everlane’s Straight Leg Crop Pants Are On Sale Today

A woman can never have too many pants— and, no, I’m not talking about jeans. Denim is a tried-and-true wardrobe staple, but they don’t work for all occasions. Sure, you could wear jeans to a networking event, but don’t you deserve better? That said, everyone should have a pair that falls somewhere in between casual…

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