Summer camp in the middle of a pandemic has been a tech-free, joyous balm for some. For others, though, it’s a pit of anxiety.
Early in “My Unorthodox Life,” the Netflix reality series about Julia Haart, the fashion executive who turned her back on her strict religious upbringing for the high life in Manhattan, Batsheva, her elder daughter, strolls onto the set in a trim pair of jeans. “What are you wearing?” Batsheva’s husband, Ben, asks dourly. “I got…Details
New research shows the shots do not increase risk of miscarriage, the agency said, but the risks of severe disease from a coronavirus infection while pregnant are serious.
The World Health Organization is testing three additional drugs as part of an enormous global trial to find effective treatments for Covid-19, the agency announced on Wednesday. The trial, which involves researchers at more than 600 hospitals in 52 countries, will evaluate whether the drugs that have already been approved for other uses — one…Details
Good morning. Who knows where the desire to cook this dish or that one comes from, what triggers a synapse to fire? I watched a brief video clip of a friend dimpling some focaccia the other day, sun-gold olive oil over a pillowy cloud of dough, and suddenly that was all I wanted to make…Details
Welcome. In a meeting of the At Home and Away team on Monday, we discussed the tentative way we’re making plans now. Minju just received an email informing her that her daughter’s gymnastics class begins in four weeks, time to sign up. With news of the Delta variant changing our perceptions of what’s safe by…Details
As the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads in the United States, some counties are reopening community testing sites that they shuttered last spring, when case counts were falling and attention was shifting to vaccination. The demand for testing has been rising over the last month. By the end of July, an average of nearly…Details
Federal health officials on Wednesday bolstered their recommendation that pregnant people be vaccinated against Covid-19, pointing to new safety data that found no increased risk of miscarriage among those who were immunized during the first 20 weeks of gestation. Earlier research found similarly reassuring data for those vaccinated later in pregnancy. Until now, the Centers…Details
LEEDS, England — The purr of the gold clippers breaks the silence inside the Piranha Hair Studio as Qasim Sajjad teaches a lesson on how to cut Black hair. Brian Swarry, the studio’s owner, offers extra instruction via Facetime while a junior hairdresser watches and listens. It is an unremarkable scene, except that the junior…Details
Dried pasta and canned beans are vegetarian pantry staples for a reason: They are often the backbone of quick, tasty and satisfying meatless cooking. But if the sight of another box of rigatoni makes your eye twitch, or the thought of strolling down an aisle of cannellini beans triggers your fight-or-flight response, maybe it’s time…Details