Significant global investment could save 11 million children

A significant, sustained, global investment in treating children with cancer could save 11 million lives and yield a triple return on investment, according to a Lancet Oncology Commission report published by Lancet. Global childhood cancer rates are on the rise as more children worldwide survive infancy. Today, more than 80% of children with cancer live…

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Ending the pandemic

From the plagues of medieval Europe to the influenza pandemic of 1918, the specter of the next public health disaster has gripped the minds of scientists, captivated the imaginations of writers and vexed conspiracy theorists. Now, a new coronavirus is engulfing the world, and the long-foretold once-in-a-century pandemic has become a reality. New insights are…

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This Broccoli-Dill Pasta Has a Hippie Twist. Your Kids Will Love It.

On the first day of spring, Bryant Terry was at home in Oakland, transferring the compost from a bin in the yard to the raised beds, planting collards, mustard greens, turnips, bok choy, yu choy and early tomatoes. The tour for his new cookbook, “Vegetable Kingdom: The Abundant World of Vegan Recipes,” had been canceled…

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Infected but Feeling Fine: The Unwitting Coronavirus Spreaders

As many as 25 percent of people infected with the new coronavirus may not show symptoms, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns — a startlingly high number that complicates efforts to predict the pandemic’s course and strategies to mitigate its spread. In particular, the high level of symptom-free cases is…

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How to Touch Up Your Roots at Home

March 31, 2020 Image Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do. Rachel Bodt has been mulling over the relevance of hair color in our new lives. “I think it comes down to doing whatever we can to make ourselves feel good,” said Ms. Bodt, a colorist. “If you’re looking at your roots and feel like…

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Another Wholesale Grocery Opens to the Public

Wholesale suppliers that normally deliver pallets of pasta and boxes of beef to commercial kitchens have also been hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic. Their clients include closed businesses and institutions like restaurants, caterers and clubs. The Chefs’ Warehouse in Ridgefield, Conn., is the latest wholesale grocer to open its inventory to the public. (Baldor…

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‘Tiger King’: What Happened to Carole Baskin’s Ex-Husband, Don Lewis?

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Like much of America, Chad Chronister recently binge-watched the chronicles of an eccentric roadside zookeeper known as Joe Exotic and his archenemy, an animal activist who wanted him to stop profiting off big cats. The Netflix documentary featuring Joe Exotic, “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” quickly found a captive audience of…

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