W.H.O. Continues Emergency Status for Ebola Outbreak in Congo

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is still a public health emergency and will be one for at least the next three months, the World Health Organization said on Friday. At the same time, “We believe we are on what could be a bumpy road to zero” new infections, said Dr. Michael…

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Dorothea Buck, 102, Dies; Nazi Victim and Voice for Mentally Ill

In March 1936, a week before Hitler’s troops reoccupied the Rhineland, violating the treaty that a defeated Germany had signed to end World War I, Dorothea Buck, the 19-year-old daughter of a German pastor, was so traumatized by the prospect of another brutal European war that she had to be hospitalized. Ruled schizophrenic, she was…

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T Suggests: Animal-Shaped Jewels, a Hotel With a View and More

The swimming pool at Dorp, a new hotel in Cape Town.CreditStephanie Veldman The hotel’s homey interiors were designed by the property’s owner, the hotelier Gail Behr.CreditStephanie Veldman In South Africa, a New Hotel With an Antique Feel Cape Town, in the shadow of Table Mountain on the South African coast, has become one of the…

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We Want Shiona Turini’s Ride—And Also Her Life

There are some things you should know about Shiona Turini: 1. She’s the accomplished costume stylist behind HBO’s Insecure and new film Queen & Slim. 2. She styled both Solange Knowles and Beyonce’s “Formation” video. 3. She knows that the best design solutions start at a human level. Turini’s design decisions are tailored to an…

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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about essential oils

Essential oils are concentrated extracts of various plants. Practitioners use them in natural and alternative health practices, such as aromatherapy and naturopathy. Many plants contain some potentially helpful compounds. However, in many cases, there is not enough evidence to suggest their use as a treatment or cure for ailments. In this article, learn more about…

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Anne Hathaway’s Fashion Evolution, From 2001 to Now

Anne Hathaway isn’t shy when it comes to trying bold fashion. She wasn’t in the beginning of her career, during her very first Golden Globes when she wore a striking Elie Saab high-leg slit dress, and she isn’t now, as she wears bright, vibrant outfits during her second pregnancy. Here, a look back at Hathaway’s…

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To Her, He Was More Than a Doorman

In her 2015 Modern Love essay “When the Doorman Is Your Main Man,” the writer Julie Margaret Hogben tells of a time in her life when she was dating in New York City and living in a building where the doorman, Guzim, felt obliged to protect her from men he deemed unsuitable. When an unexpected…

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Medical News Today: Vegan keto diet: Everything you need to know

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6 New It-Bag Labels You Need in Your Life

Staud Picture this: You’re at your favorite coffee shop waiting to order an iced Americano when you see your latest handbag obsession. The unique clasp, the slope of the handle, the metal hardware—all the hyper-distinguishable details you’ve been eyeing on Instagram. And now, the espresso drinker two feet away is flaunting it on her arm.…

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Zantac Recall Widens as Sanofi Pulls Its Drug Over Carcinogen Fears

The French drug maker Sanofi said Friday that it was recalling the over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac in the United States and Canada, a month after the Food and Drug Administration first alerted the public that versions of the drug contained low levels of a cancer-causing contaminant. Several manufacturers of generic versions of Zantac, called ranitidine,…

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