Coronavirus Brings a Medical Resident to the Bronx

While it’s common to approach a New York apartment hunt with a long wish list, Taruna Chandok had just one requirement for her first apartment in the city: “The only criterion was near the hospital,” said Dr. Chandok, 45, who started a residency in internal medicine at the BronxCare Hospital …

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The Past, Present and Future of Amy Coney Barrett

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s pick to fill the empty seat on the Supreme Court, is a product of the conservative legal movement of the 1980s. She clerked for Justice Antonin …

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Spanish Court Upholds Ban on Catalan Leader Quim Torra

MADRID — The Supreme Court of Spain on Monday upheld a ruling barring the separatist leader of Catalonia from public office, a decision that could renew tensions in the restive northeastern region. The Catalan police force had put officers on high alert for possible protests ahead of the decision, which …

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A Potential Downside of Intermittent Fasting

Studies have found, for example, that overweight adults lose more weight and have greater improvements in their cardiovascular risk factors when they eat a large breakfast, a modest lunch and a light dinner, compared to when they eat a small breakfast and a big dinner. “It could be that the …

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Black Microbiologists Push for Visibility Amid a Pandemic

A few days before her fifth-grade science fair, Ariangela Kozik awoke to the overwhelming scent of poultry past its due. It was exactly what the young scientist had been hoping for. “Whew,” she recalled thinking at the time. “There is definitely something growing in here.” She rushed into her kitchen, …

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