Wedding Album: Do You Have an Unexpected Photo from Your Wedding Day?

Perfectly posed wedding photos often make for a beautifully curated wedding album, but it’s the unscripted, unexpected moments that are usually the most cherished. Do you have a candid photo that captures a memorable moment from your wedding day? Did your wedding photographer capture a heart-tugging moment? If so, we want to hear from you.…

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A Home You Can Ski Right Into

When Trent Tucker’s friend suggested he build a vacation house in the private community of Martis Camp, near Truckee, Calif., just north of Lake Tahoe, Mr. Tucker initially laughed it off. He was busy in Tulsa, Okla., running Tucker Tennis Academy, a training facility for young players that he founded in 2001. “I was like,…

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Savoring Costa Rica, Sip By Sip

“Coffee,” said Buzzy O’Keeffe, the owner of the renowned River Café, in Brooklyn, “is the last thing a restaurant diner tastes — so it better be good.” For Mr. O’Keeffe, it seems, it’s never good enough. Every couple of weeks he assembles his chef and several staff members for a blind tasting of brews from…

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Leaving Shanghai as the Coronavirus Extended Its Reach

When I flew to China at the beginning of January to teach a three-week college class, the Wuhan coronavirus was barely on anyone’s radar. By the time I got back to New York last Friday, it was front page news around the world, with more than 800 cases in China and 26 deaths; by Monday,…

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Momcations. It’s a Thing.

In Brandy Ferner’s upcoming novel, “Adult Conversation,” two burned-out moms escape to Las Vegas for a short respite from the crumbling marriages and endless snack requests that define their everyday lives. It’s a practice that Ms. Ferner, a mother to a 6-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy, understands well: She’s been going on so-called “momcations”…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 4,000 Infected as Death Toll Surpasses 100

Here’s what you need to know: ImageHealth workers disinfect a residence in Ruichang, China, a city in Jiangxi Province. A coronavirus outbreak that has left more than 100 people dead began in the neighboring province of Hubei. Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Death tolls exceeds 100 as number of infections skyrockets. The outbreak of a mysterious…

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Chinese Officials Race to Contain Anger Over Virus

WUHAN, China — The Chinese government scrambled to contain not only the coronavirus epidemic but also growing expressions of public fury over the management of the crisis as the death toll rose on Tuesday to at least 106. China’s National Immigration Administration on Tuesday encouraged Chinese citizens to reconsider the timing of overseas travel to…

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As Virus Spreads, Anger Floods Chinese Social Media

SHANGHAI — Recently, someone following the coronavirus crisis through China’s official news media would see lots of footage, often set to stirring music, praising the heroism and sacrifice of health workers marching off to stricken places. But someone following the crisis through social media would see something else entirely: vitriolic comments and mocking memes about…

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Pneumonia recovery reprograms immune cells of the lung

(Boston)—Researchers have determined that after lungs recover from infection, alveolar macrophages (immune cells that live in the lungs and help protect the lungs against infection) are different in multiple ways and those differences persist indefinitely. How the lungs protect themselves when they are at their healthiest, like in young adult humans, is complex and only…

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PCORI Board approves $12 million to support new research studies

WASHINGTON (January 28, 2020) — The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $12.2 million to fund four studies comparing the most effective ways to treat a range of health conditions that impose high burdens on patients, their families and the healthcare system. The Board approved $4.2 million in funding for…

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