One Last Hurrah?

Could it be the last gala of the month? Possibly longer? On March 9, a few days before New York State banned most gatherings of more than 500 people because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Art Production Fund held its 10th annual gala at the Seagram Building. The fund, which commissions public art projects, honored…

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How a Harlem Chef Spends His Sundays

Alexander Smalls, who introduced New Yorkers to Afro-Asian-American cuisine when he opened the Cecil in 2013, has always loved Sunday. “I give myself permission to do anything and everything and nothing,” he said. Cooking is a second act for Mr. Smalls. Before he opened Café Beulah, his first restaurant, which featured South Carolina Lowcountry fare,…

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How to Give Bad News

I know bad news is coming my way when my oncologist walks into the exam room with a nurse. It doesn’t matter that he introduces her as a new nurse getting to know the system. In my more than six years of seeing my oncologist for metastatic colon cancer, he has never come in accompanied.…

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COVID-19 appears less severe in children, says review in Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

March 13, 2020 – As outbreaks of COVID-19 disease caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) continue worldwide, there’s reassuring evidence that children have fewer symptoms and less severe disease. That’s among the insights provided by an expert review in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, the official journal of The European…

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Nathan Ainspan named SIOP Fellow

Nathan Ainspan, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Ainspan was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession may…

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