Louis Vuitton’s Escale Collection is Here and Ready for Sunnier Days

Courtesy of Louis Vuitton I will accept that spring is indefinitely over, but I refuse to accept that summer is cancelled. They will have to pry the hope of beach getaways from my over-sanitized hands. I am staying home for the health of my country and the promise of outdoor drinking. If summer 2020 does…

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Dr. James T. Goodrich, Who Operated on Conjoined Twins, Dies at 73

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. James T. Goodrich, a pediatric neurosurgeon known for successfully separating conjoined twins in a complicated and rare procedure, died on Monday at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. He was 73. The…

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Taking Baths May Be Good for Your Heart

Taking frequent baths may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease, new research suggests. Japanese researchers studied 30,076 men and women beginning in 1990 and followed them through 2009. The participants completed questionnaires about their general health and their bathing habits at the start of the analysis. Researchers divided them into three groups: people who took…

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Stop Trying to Be Productive

When Dave Kyu, 34, an arts administrator in Philadelphia, realized that he would be working from home for the foreseeable future, he began to fantasize about the projects he could now complete around the house. “We went and bought all this paint and cabinet hardware and thought we were going to do the kitchen cabinet…

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In Stressful Times, Make Stress Work for You

These are stressful times. As a result of coronavirus and the disease it causes, Covid-19, millions of Americans aren’t just worried about their health, but also about their livelihoods and their futures. At the same time, warnings abound that stress itself is bad for our health and might even make us more susceptible to the…

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The 18 Best TV Shows for Vicarious Travel Thrills

There’s no getting around it: Most of us won’t be traveling for a good, long while. There are certainly more pressing concerns — personal health, supply lines, stocking the pantry, caring for the children — but the anticipation and inner peace of an upcoming vacation, a family gathering, or a trip abroad have now disappeared,…

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Celebrating Apart, Together

Good morning. There’ll be no April Fools’ tomfoolery today, not with so much of the nation locked down and so many sick, or worried. Spring’s sprung and the daffodils are coming up, but it’s hard to think of rebirth or practical joking right now, when so many are self-isolated and wondering what tomorrow will bring…

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The Spiky Blob Seen Around the World

How many times have you seen the image? It looms behind newscasters during evening updates, gets handed out on printed fliers and scrolls by in tweet after tweet. It might even show up in your dreams. But for Alissa Eckert — a medical illustrator at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who helped to…

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A Pajama Designer’s Easy but Unexpected Egg Dish

In One Good Meal, we ask cooking-inclined creative people to share the story behind a favorite dish they actually make and eat at home on a regular basis — and not just when they’re trying to impress. Molly Goddard and Joel Jeffery met in 2011, when she was 19 and he was 23, while skiing…

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Stuck Inside? Keep Walking

Taking an extra 4,000 steps a day might reduce our risk of dying prematurely, even if those steps are not swift, according to a large-scale new study of moving and mortality. At a time when so many of us are confined to home and worried about whether we are being active enough, the study is…

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