These Meals Are Legendary

Hello, newsletter readers! Melissa Clark and I are channeling Sam Sifton in his absence. When Sam goes away he goes away, and will not be heard from again until September. Let’s all pretend that month is a long way off from now, shall we? In the meantime, let’s cook the way he’d want us to.…

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Alzheimer’s in women: Could midlife stress play a role?

For reasons as yet unknown, Alzheimer’s disease is more likely to affect women. However, new research sheds light on the potential impact of stress on their cognitive functioning. Stress during midlife can put older women at risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Affecting millions of people in the…

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Developing New Guidelines on Lyme Disease

For all of you with strong opinions and relevant experiences regarding Lyme disease, the public comment period on the 2019 Draft Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease has been extended until Sept. 9. The guidelines are not final yet — that’s the whole point of a public comment period — but…

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Getting the Right Care for Painful Autoimmune Conditions

Beth Uffner, an avid tennis player, developed an aching pain first in her legs, then in her shoulders that got progressively worse until she lacked the strength to get out of a chair unaided, let alone play tennis. Faith Sullivan, a novelist, developed a headache so devastating that she could hardly read and had to…

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OOO DELICIOUS

Good morning. This is my last newsletter for a while. I’m heading off the grid with my family to read and fish and gather berries and cook over wood fires, and I won’t write a word beyond the lists I keep of birds and trees and gear I need from town. You’ll hear from Julia…

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French Waiter Shot Dead Over Slow Sandwich Service, Witnesses Say

PARIS — The police in France are hunting for a customer accused of fatally shooting a waiter at a restaurant near Paris because, witnesses said, he was upset over the wait for his sandwich. The killing took place on Friday around 9:15 p.m. at a pizza and sandwich restaurant named Le Mistral in Noisy-Le-Grand, east…

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Medical News Today: Intense light may boost heart health

A novel use of intense light therapy may help decrease the tissue damage experienced during heart attacks, reveals new research in mice. New research introduces a potential novel therapy for heart attacks. The study, out of the University of Colorado and appearing in the journal Cell Reports, shows that exposing lab mice to intense light…

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