Early into her sobriety in 2014, Alyson Marla Chavez attended a recovery-themed meditation class at the Mindfulness Community of Milwaukee. She went at her sponsor’s behest, initially rolling her eyes at the whole thing. Then she caught sight of Joshua Robert Stewart. “I realized: ‘Oh, there are cute guys at A.A.,’” Ms. Chavez said. The…Details
Neither Kimberly NiCole Harris nor William James Browns Jr. had high expectations when they connected online in August 2019. Both had become almost disillusioned with the online dating world after trying various sites and apps. It was tiring, Ms. Harris said, “just not really finding people that you connect with.” “They weren’t working for me,”…Details
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened Covid-19 guidelines on Thursday, freeing schools and businesses from the onus of requiring unvaccinated people exposed to the virus to quarantine at home. The changes are a sharp move away from measures such as social distancing requirements and quarantining, which had polarized much of the country, and…Details
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Monkeys are not to blame for the monkeypox outbreak that has triggered health alerts, including a national health emergency in the United States, as the viral disease has continued to spread, the World Health Organization said this week after reports of attacks against the animals in Brazil. At least 10 monkeys were rescued last week…Details
When Matt Ford, 30, an actor in Los Angeles, tested positive for monkeypox in June, he posted videos on Twitter and TikTok to show what it was like. Wearing a gray T-shirt and staring directly into the camera, he offered viewers close-ups of the “gross spots” all over his body, including his face, arms, belly.…Details
She’s tall and svelte, with a sleek conical hat. She frequents New York City’s most coveted restaurant tables. She lights up a room. Perhaps you’ve seen her? She’s a lamp. The Pina Pro cordless lamp from the Italian design company Zafferano, to be exact. And she’s everywhere. In the evenings, servers at the stylish Italian…Details
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The Food and Drug Administration said that traces of a potential carcinogen had been found in samples of a popular diabetes drug produced by Merck, the latest instance in which impurities were detected in top-selling pharmaceutical products. Millions of people with Type 2 diabetes rely on the drug, sitagliptin, to keep high blood sugar levels…Details
“Because you play in a doubles format, there’s a nice mix of being able to champion someone else, relax, have fun and meet people that you may not otherwise spend time with,” she said. Sporting events are particularly popular at destination or multiday weddings, Ms. Krug added, because “couples are always interested in providing optional…Details