Sanders Said He Had a Common Heart Procedure. So Why the Mystery?

WASHINGTON — “None of us know when a medical emergency will affect us,” Senator Bernie Sanders wrote in a tweet from Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center on Wednesday, hours after the 78-year-old Democratic candidate for president experienced one. Mr. Sanders’s emergency — the sudden onset of chest pain known as angina — is one that…

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T Suggests: A Pioneering French Designer, a New All-Day Cafe and More

ImageThe designer Charlotte Perriand on the Chaise Longue Basculante B306 (1928-1929) by Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand and Pierre Jeanneret, circa 1928.Credit© F.L.C./ ADAGP, Paris 2019 © AChP. Courtesy Fondation Louis Vuitton.  For an Undersung Designer, an Overdue Retrospective Over a century after her birth, the French designer Charlotte Perriand is finally getting her due. A retrospective…

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Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

The twin birthrate has declined in the United States after rising for years, a new report said this week. One theory researchers have put forward to explain the change is that fertility therapies that previously involved transfers of multiple embryos are less common. The National Center for Health Statistics said in the report that the…

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Australia Just Had a Bad Flu Season. That May Be a Warning for the U.S.

Australia had an unusually early and fairly severe flu season this year. Since that may foretell a serious outbreak on its way in the United States, public health experts now are urging Americans to get their flu shots as soon as possible. “It’s too early to tell for sure, because sometimes Australia is predictive and…

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Melissa Barrera Goes from Mexican Telenovelas to ‘Vida’ Star

Melissa Barrera Age: 29 Hometown: Monterrey, Mexico Now Lives: Ms. Barrera divides her time among a one-bedroom apartment in Midtown Manhattan, a two-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles and a “newlywed house” in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico. Claim to Fame: After making her mark on Mexican telenovelas including “Siempre Tuya Acapulco” and “Tanto Amor,” Ms. Barrera stars…

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F.D.A. Approves New H.I.V.-Prevention Drug, but Not for Women

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new drug, Descovy, for prevention of infection with H.I.V., only the second drug approved for this purpose. The first, Truvada, has become a mainstay of government efforts to turn back the H.I.V. epidemic. But the F.D.A. approved Descovy for use only in men and transgender women,…

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Skateboarding’s ‘Anti-Olympics’

Surfacing For amateurs and professionals, this annual event captures the spirit of the sport ahead of its debut at the 2020 Tokyo games. By Matt Ruby Photographs by George Etheredge and Victor Llorente ImageRyan Decenzo from Vancouver, Canada, about to attempt a kickflip down 16 stairs.CreditVictor Llorente for The New York Times “It’s crazy high-level…

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Medical News Today: What to do when baby temperature is low

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Introducing Love Letter, a Newsletter About Love and Relationships

[This is the very first installment of the Love Letter newsletter. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox. ] Welcome to Love Letter. We’re committed to bringing you all kinds of love stories — about the highs, the lows and everything in between — from The New York Times. Here’s what you can…

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