Emily Adams Bode Is Going to Change How You Shop

Wes Anderson is probably jealous of Emily Adams Bode. She constructs clothes from vintage merit badges and sports pennants. She’s got a whisper network of antique dealers from Paris to Atlanta. She collects tiny pieces of 1960s furniture. She can discern between the different tribes of High School Art Girl.™ («I was never a jaded…

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Senator Tom Cotton Repeats Fringe Theory of Coronavirus Origins

The rumor appeared shortly after the new coronavirus struck China and spread almost as quickly: that the outbreak now afflicting people around the world had been manufactured by the Chinese government. The conspiracy theory lacks evidence and has been dismissed by scientists. But it has gained an audience with the help of well-connected critics of…

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She Didn’t Want a Pelvic Exam. She Received One Anyway.

Janine, a nurse in Arizona, checked into the hospital for stomach surgery in 2017. Before the procedure, she told her physician that she did not want medical students to be directly involved. But after the operation, Janine said, as the anesthesia wore off, a resident came by to inform her that she had gotten her…

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Coronavirus Updates: Evacuated Americans Carried Virus From Cruise Ship to Airplane

Here’s what you need to know: ImageBuses carrying American passengers arrived at Haneda Airport in Tokyo on Sunday after disembarking in Yokohama from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.Credit…Kazuhiro Nogi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images American learned evacuees were infected shortly before boarding a chartered flight. Fourteen Americans who were evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan…

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Ink Rx? Welcome to the World of Paramedical Tattoos

HECKER, Ill. — The first fingernail tattoo started off as a joke. The client, a man who had lost part of two fingers in a construction accident, wandered into Eternal Ink Tattoo Studio and asked for a fingernail design at the tips of his fingers. It was his way of making light of a bad…

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How to Stop a Disease From Crossing Borders

In nearly 20 years with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rear Adm. Nancy Knight, director of the agency’s global health protection division, has led the development, coordination and implementation of public health policies and programs in countries including Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. Before joining the C.D.C., Dr. Knight was a Peace Corps…

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The Health System We’d Have if Economists Ran Things

Imagine if American health policy were established by the consensus of health economists. What would the system look like? A survey of nearly 200 Ph.D. health economists working in the United States provides some clues. The survey, presented at the American Society of Health Economists conference in Washington last summer, was conducted by the health…

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The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

I’ve long thought the human body was not meant to run on empty, that fasting was done primarily for religious reasons or political protest. Otherwise we needed a reliably renewed source of fuel to function optimally, mentally and emotionally as well as physically. Personal experience reinforced that concept; I’m not pleasant to be around when…

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U.S. Passengers Evacuate Quarantined Cruise Ship in Japan

TOKYO — American passengers evacuated a cruise ship that had been quarantined for more than a week in the Japanese port city of Yokohama, after hundreds of people on board fell ill with the coronavirus. The Americans boarded two chartered flights to the United States, and the flights departed Tokyo at 7:05 a.m. Monday, according…

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Coronavirus Infection Found After Cruise Ship Passengers Disperse

The cruise ship had been shunned at port after port for fear it might carry the coronavirus, but when the Westerdam arrived in Cambodia on Thursday, the prime minister greeted its passengers with flowers. Amid assurances that the ship was disease free, hundreds of elated passengers disembarked. Some went sightseeing, visiting beaches and restaurants and…

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