Momcations. It’s a Thing.

In Brandy Ferner’s upcoming novel, “Adult Conversation,” two burned-out moms escape to Las Vegas for a short respite from the crumbling marriages and endless snack requests that define their everyday lives. It’s a practice that Ms. Ferner, a mother to a 6-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy, understands well: She’s been going on so-called “momcations”…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: More Than 4,000 Infected as Death Toll Surpasses 100

Here’s what you need to know: ImageHealth workers disinfect a residence in Ruichang, China, a city in Jiangxi Province. A coronavirus outbreak that has left more than 100 people dead began in the neighboring province of Hubei. Credit…Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Death tolls exceeds 100 as number of infections skyrockets. The outbreak of a mysterious…

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Bone marrow-on-a chip provides new research directions for Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome

A new research tool that mimics the behavior of diseased bone marrow provides a new strategy for understanding the bone marrow disease, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS), and hopefully, developing new treatments. With SDS, bone marrow fails to produce blood cells normally, leading to bone marrow failure and an increased risk of leukemia. In a research paper…

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