The Joy of Perfecting the Sexy Selfie

ImageCredit…Illustration by Shane O’Neill/The New York Times and Adriana Ramic/The New York Times By Aminatou Sow Some people are raising little sourdough bread children. I am learning photography. Learning is learning. May 18, 2020 In a memorable episode of “30 Rock,” Tracy Jordan says: “I’m just going through the classic stages of grief: fear, denial,…

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The Joy of Caring for Others

ImageCredit…Illustration by Andrew Sondern/The New York Times By Ross Gay It started with a mask. May 18, 2020 A month or so back, at the beginning of mask wearing out here in Bloomington, Ind., I was taking a walk and a friend pulled up in her little Toyota pickup truck. We chatted a bit from…

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Local climate unlikely to drive the early COVID-19 pandemic

Local variations in climate are not likely to dominate the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Princeton University study published May 18 in the journal Science. The researchers found that the vast number of people still vulnerable to the strain of coronavirus causing the pandemic — SARS-CoV-2 — and the speed at…

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Comparison of early postoperative pain after first vs second total knee arthroplasty

Acute postoperative pain control after Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is important as the poorly controlled, persistent pain can cause delay in rehabilitation. The researchers define the purpose of this study to be the comparison of pain intensity during the early postoperative period (following the first and second surgeries) in patients who underwent bilateral, scheduled, staged…

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BrainHealth Research advances understanding of differences in effects of cannabis use

DALLAS (May 15, 2020) — Researchers at Center for BrainHealth®, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, recently published findings underscoring differences between men and women’s craving or desire to consume cannabis when exposed to a specific situation. By examining differences in neural (physical) and subjective (behavioral) craving responses, and measuring the relative contributions…

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Climate change threatens progress in cancer control

Climate change threatens prospects for further progress in cancer prevention and control, increasing exposure to cancer risk factors and impacting access to cancer care, according to a new commentary by scientists from the American Cancer Society and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. The commentary, appearing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians,…

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