‘Good Times’ Actress Ja’Net DuBois Dies

Ja’Net DuBois, the actress who played the sassy Willona Woods in the 1970s TV show “Good Times” and sang the theme song to “The Jeffersons,” died on Monday. Ms. DuBois died in her sleep at her home in Glendale, Calif., surrounded by family, her youngest daughter, Kesha Gupta-Fields, said on …

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Opinion | It’s Your Baby’s First Shot. Take It.

A majority of parents do accept vitamin K administration for their newborns. Refusal rates among in-hospital births appear to be in the single digits, while those in non-hospital settings, such as home births and birthing centers, is much higher — over 30 percent in some studies. With an increasing number …

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Opinion | Why I Became an Activist Against Fear

Fear insists that life is a zero-sum game. Love knows that there is enough, and to spare. Fear both proclaims and begets scarcity. Love invites and welcomes abundance. So I became increasingly concerned during the 2016 election cycle when a man who built his candidacy on a platform of fear …

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Napping Away Winter in Montreal’s Nordic Spas

Right around the middle of winter, when the afternoon sun was hanging low and the weather forecasters were warning of an evening commute complicated by “wintry mix,” I found myself strategizing. How was I going to survive until spring? It surprised me. I always liked winter but somehow, this time …

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