CUNY SPH and NYU Grossman School of Medicine join Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

Fifty-three cancer researchers from eight different academic institutions around the country and their federal agency partners met in Chapel Hill on January 27 and 28 to launch the next five years of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network (CPCRN). In September 2019, the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease…

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Effectiveness of travel bans — readily used during infectious disease outbreaks — mostly unknown, study finds

Because of the quick and deadly outbreak in late December of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, now known as COVID-19 – infecting tens of thousands and killing hundreds within weeks, while spreading to at least 24 other countries – many governments, including the United States, have banned or significantly restricted travel to and from…

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Coronavirus News: Live Coverage and Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya, India, in January.Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images ‘All engagements of His Holiness the Dalai Lama remain indefinitely postponed.’ The Dalai Lama has canceled all upcoming public events indefinitely because of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a schedule posted on his website. “As a precautionary…

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Juul Bought Ads Appearing on Cartoon Network and Other Youth Sites, Suit Claims

Juul Labs, the vaping company that has long insisted it never marketed its products to teenagers, purchased ad space in its early days on numerous youth-focused websites, including those of Nickelodeon, the Cartoon Network, Seventeen magazine and educational sites for middle school and high school students, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Massachusetts…

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Tommy Hilfiger and Lewis Hamilton Launch Surprise Collection With H.E.R.

After three seasons of working side by side on their ongoing TommyXLewis partnership, Tommy Hilfiger and Lewis Hamilton are ready to shake things up. Ahead of the duo’s upcoming spring 2020 collection, Hilfiger and Hamilton revealed their fourth collection features a surprise guest: R&B singer H.E.R. Building on its commitment to sustainability, the TommyXLewisXH.E.R capsule…

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The Rise of Palestinian Food

THE CARROTS, KNOWN as jazar ahmar, are stocky and rugged, as dark as wine, shading from red into 
purple. This may be the closest they get to the color of their ancestors, 
the primeval carrots that were first cultivated about a thousand years 
ago in what is today Afghanistan and later sown throughout Arab lands.…

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