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10 Brooklyn-based designers of unique home goods

Do something different with your home while supporting Kings County companies<p>In a world where it seems like big-box companies control all aspects of our lives, it’s nice to know that there are plenty of alternatives. The push to buy local—not just in New York City, but across the nation—is proof …

Chelsea Manning emerges from solitary confinement after suicide attempt

‘I’m OK,’ Manning tweeted, ending several days without communication while in solitary as punishment for having tried to take her own life in military prison<p>Chelsea Manning has emerged from seven days of solitary confinement as punishment for having tried to take her own life during a spell of …

Sociology

'Nobody Is Immune': Bracing For Zika's First Summer In The U.S.

The mosquito-borne Zika epidemic is headed for its first summer in the United States. <i>New York Times</i> reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that if the virus is ever going to hit hard in the U.S., 2016 will be the year.<p>"No one in the population has had the disease before, so …

Public Health

Where Is The Best Place In America To Retire-- If You Are Sick?

We’ve all seen those best- places-to-retire lists. Inevitably, they are based on low taxes, good weather, or lots of activities. But how about this metric: Where will you get the best care if you are old and frail?<p>Hint: Oregon is good. Rural Louisiana is not.<p>The Dartmouth Institute for Health …

Health Care
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