No One to Hunker Down With

Three days before the governor of my state issued his stay at home order, the 45-year-old man I’d been dating for a month told me he was self-isolating. “But we saw each other yesterday!” I said. “We ate in a restaurant!” He would have none of it. “Don’t try to use your logic on me,”…

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It’s Time at Luxury Resale Sites

A few months ago, before nonessential stores were closed, Karen Oberman, a department store personal shopper who lives just north of New York City, bought a timepiece she had admired for a while: a white ceramic and stainless steel Chanel J12 Phantom, a 38-millimeter watch with a skeletonized back. She purchased it through the RealReal,…

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Cancer patients without insurance or with Medicaid don’t get the same trial benefits

PORTLAND, OR – Cancer patients with no health insurance or those enrolled in Medicaid, the federal low-income health insurance program, see smaller survival benefits from experimental therapies in clinical trials, according to study results published today in JAMA Network Open. The SWOG Cancer Research Network study is the first to examine whether treatment effects from…

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12 scientific teams redefining fast-tracked heart and brain health research related to COVID-19

DALLAS, April 30, 2020 — Less than a month after issuing a rapid response call for scientific research proposals for fast-tracked studies of the effects of COVID-19 on the body’s cardiovascular and cerebrovascular systems, the American Heart Association has awarded $1.2 million in grants to teams at 12 institutions across the U.S. to begin this…

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