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Closure of Hilton Times Square may be ‘tip of the iceberg’ of troubles facing New York hotels

This week’s announcement of the permanent closure of the iconic 44-story Hilton Times Square hotel in the heart of New York City was a wake-up call for the embattled hospitality industry, especially in urban markets suffering from a coronavirus-driven tourism drought. The move follows a decision earlier this week by Ashford Hospitality to hand over the… Read More »

How Chaos at Chain Pharmacies Is Putting Patients at Risk – The New York Times

For Alyssa Watrous, the medication mix-up meant a pounding headache, nausea and dizziness. In September, Ms. Watrous, a 17-year-old from Connecticut, was about to take another asthma pill when she realized CVS had mistakenly given her blood pressure medication intended for someone else. Edward Walker, 38, landed in an emergency room, his eyes swollen and… Read More »

The top trending diets on Google in 2019 were fads, bad science – New York Post

It was a year of diet don’ts. Last week, Google released a list of the most searched-for diets in 2019 — and while some have solid scientific backing, many were pseudoscientific BS. Among the decent was intermittent fasting, which topped the list as the most-Googled diet. Research suggests that the regimen, which only allows you to… Read More »

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

Nearly 35,000 people in the United States are dying each year from drug-resistant infections, public health officials said on Wednesday, an alarming problem that New York state underscored by revealing that it had found one particularly new and virulent fungus in 64 hospitals and 103 nursing homes. The numbers show just how widespread drug resistant… Read More »