How to (Maybe) Avoid Sticker Shock at the Emergency Room

Advertisement Knowing whether to use an urgent care center, a retail clinic, virtual care or the emergency room can make a big difference in cost. Image Outside the emergency room at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, N.J.CreditCreditMel Evans/Associated Press By Richard Klasco, M.D. and Richard Zane, M.D. Sept. 7, 2018 Emergency care has always been…

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The Man Who Made ‘Everyone Look So Famous’

Advertisement That was how Andy Warhol described Richard Bernstein, who gave Interview magazine covers their signature look. Everyone wanted it — until they didn’t. Image Richard Bernstein, left, and Andy Warhol, circa 1980. Mr. Warhol, who commissioned Mr. Bernstein to create the covers for Interview magazine, said Mr. Bernstein «makes everyone look so famous.»CreditCreditBobby Grossman/Rizzoli Sept.…

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Kota Okuda Makes Fashion For When You Want to Dismantle Capitalism, Sexily

Getty ImagesFernanda Calfat So you want to look hot, but you’re also reading The Communist Manifesto in Intro to Political Philosophy. So you think the guy in Thursday’s South Brooklyn DSA meeting was cute, but need to find a way to catch his attention that says, «Democratic Socialists of America? More like Damn Sexy Association.»…

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Trilobites: Hundreds of Seals Are Dying on the New England Coast

Advertisement Trilobites Deaths of gray and harbor seals, in much greater numbers than usual, have been attributed to viruses related to distemper and the flu. Image From left, Sarah Demelo, Jennifer Thorne and Erinn Hasselgrinn, volunteers at the New England Aquarium, preparing to collect the carcass of an adult harbor seal for a necropsy.CreditCreditNew England…

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City Kitchen: A Quick-Cooking Pasta That Keeps the Heat Outside

Advertisement City Kitchen Celebrate the end-of-summer harvest with this simple dish that highlights sweet peppers and cherry tomatoes. Image This angel hair pasta with peppers, tomatoes and ricotta salata is made for sweltering days.CreditCreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times Sept. 7, 2018 It may be September, but the weather is still taking cues from…

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Science Does Not Support Claims That Contraceptives Are ‘Abortion-Inducing’

During his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Thursday, Judge Brett Kavanaugh referred to some forms of birth control as “abortion-inducing drugs.” The phrase is a characterization that some anti-abortion religious groups use, but it is not supported by scientific evidence. Judge Kavanaugh used the phrase while answering questions by Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas,…

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A Good Appetite: A Bay Leaf Chicken to Prepare You for Fall

Advertisement A Good Appetite A glut of end-of-season fresh bay leaves inspires an easy weeknight chicken recipe. Image Boneless chicken thighs, marinated with bay leaf, mustard seeds, orange zest and Worcestershire sauce, are roasted, then paired with an orange-parsley salad.CreditCreditAndrew Scrivani for The New York Times Sept. 7, 2018 Herbs flourish under adverse conditions. I…

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