Of all the old haunts and mom and pops that have closed in New York City since the pandemic began, no establishment has been mourned quite like Gem Spa, an old bodega on the corner of St. Marks Place and 2nd Avenue that first opened in the 1920s. It survived the East Village’s transformation from…Details
In some rehabilitation facilities and laboratories, lower-body exoskeletons and exosuits already are being used to improve walking ability in stroke patients, the elderly and young people with cerebral palsy or other disabilities. But perhaps the most tantalizing and vexing current science involves exoskeletons for the rest of us, including people who are young and healthy.…Details
The first place I saw the sun used as an oven was Greece, on a trip with my mom. When we came back from lunch to our rented whitewashed cool room in someone’s whitewashed cool house on a small whitewashed island — the woman of that house had picked her ripe, jammy figs in the…Details
There are few things that I enjoy more than eating good food with people I love in a beautiful place. That’s not a particularly difficult situation to create in New York City, where there’s an abundance of interesting neighborhoods and restaurants (or rooftops) with stunning views, but when I don’t want to deal with reservations…Details
“Just being outside is a workout today,” Arianna Gaujean, 18, said while browsing the sale rack at Awoke Vintage in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It was a scorching July evening and Ms. Gaujean, a student at St. Francis College, was wearing a short black racer-back dress — the ideal garment, she said, for doing just about anything…Details
Getting vaccinated against Covid-19 is “an act of love,” Pope Francis says in a public service ad that will start circulating online and on television on Wednesday. Working with the Ad Council, a nonprofit group, in its first campaign to extend beyond the United States, the pope encourages people around the world to get inoculated.…Details
At least 2,700 lawsuits and hundreds of thousands of claims have been registered against Purdue, beginning in 2014, when the opioid epidemic began to crest. The plaintiffs span a vast array including 48 states, local governments, tribes, hospitals, individuals and monitors of infants born with symptoms of withdrawal to opioids, all of whom have been…Details
Since Americans first began rolling up their sleeves for coronavirus vaccines, health officials have said that those who are immunized are very unlikely to become infected, or to suffer serious illness or death. But preliminary data from seven states hint that the arrival of the Delta variant in July may have altered the calculus. Breakthrough…Details
En algunas partes del mundo los estudiantes volverán a las clases presenciales. Estos son algunos consejos para facilitar a los niños el retorno.
Family vaccinations, universal masking, routines and compassion will be key.