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Clean and Light

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Early on in the pandemic, when “we were washing our hands constantly,” Annabelle Hutchinson decided to make soap for her friends and family. She started with online tutorials and experimented from there, discovering the joy of being “creative in a …

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Medical History

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In March of 1942, Anne Miller lay dying at New Haven Hospital. …

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Lyme Light

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The term “mRNA vaccine” has entered the public lexicon since the rollout of COVID vaccines late in 2020. But the technology has other applications as well…

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Sticky Situation

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New Year’s resolutions can be tough to muster in the midst of a pandemic, when planning for the future itself seems fraught. But professional organizer Lauren Hass sees this time as an opportunity. …

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Formative Experience

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What do you picture when you think of tai chi? Shirley Chock thinks she knows: a group of senior citizens practicing slow movements in a park. But that’s just “a tiny sliver of what it’s about,” Chock says. …

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Body and Building

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At New Haven Pilates in Erector Square, Krista Rea trains her students to pay attention to their bodies as they work out on…

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Row House

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It’s a great time to take your boat out on the harbor, and thanks to the Canal Dock Boathouse’s fleet of kayaks, single shells, double shells, a four-seater, an eight-seater and a 10-person dragon boat that calls to mind a …

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Working Through

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The “pandemic 15” is real. …

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Demand and Supply

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The Jewish principle of tikkun olam—repairing the world—is the mission of Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven. That world extends far beyond the region’s Jewish community, even though that’s where the organization’s work began.

In 1881, as a wave …

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Product Placement

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One in five women will miss work or school because she doesn’t have access to tampons and pads when she needs them. One in four women struggles to afford period products. The average woman spends…

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