It is the classic story of a bright young thing heading off to the city. But such clichés go against the narrative that has emerged as the pandemic ravages New York. People have lost their jobs, or realized that they can do them from a place that’s not their sweltering walk-up. News stories and anecdotes alike point to the fact that the city is hemorrhaging residents. … [Read more...] about Not Everyone Is Fleeing New York City. These People Can’t Wait to Move In.
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One thing to consider: The more kids play together in the summer, the more it potentially impacts returning to school. "My goal is getting kids safely back to school in the fall, and if that means having a mellow summer at home then I'm all for that," Altmann said. … [Read more...] about Playdates and the pandemic: Can kids safely meet up?
As I reflect on Pablo’s progress and our evolution in thinking, I realize something: For all the misery that coronavirus has caused, it’s probably also creating disruptions like ours in many people’s lives — disruptions that reveal something positive we never expected. Once you’re forced to forge a new path, you may realize the new way is better. … [Read more...] about VIRUS DIARY: For boy with Down syndrome, new path of therapy
The lawsuit also names as defendants Weinstein's brother, Robert Weinstein, their company Miramax and Disney, which owned Miramax for a time. The suit alleges Robert Weinstein and other executives and employees turned a blind-eye to the alleged abuses and some were complicit in facilitating some encounters. … [Read more...] about A new civil lawsuit alleges Harvey Weinstein raped a 17-year-old in the 1990s
Part of the problem with designing effective emergency medical robots, he said, is that the best time to test them is during an actual outbreak. But that’s also the worst time — particularly for doctors who are relying on familiar procedures to deal with high-risk, high-stress situations. … [Read more...] about Meet humanity’s new ally in the coronavirus fight: Robots