Medical News Today: What to know about Crohn’s disease and intestinal strictures

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition that can develop in any part of the gastrointestinal tract, which begins at the mouth and ends at the anus. People with Crohn’s disease can usually manage their symptoms, but this condition may lead to additional health complications, such as intestinal strictures. In most cases, Crohn’s disease affects…

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Medical News Today: Can saw palmetto help with hair loss?

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Saw palmetto is a popular herbal remedy. Some people use it to reverse or prevent hair loss, but there is not yet enough scientific evidence to confirm that it is effective. Serenoa repens, or saw palmetto,…

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5 Winter Shoe Trends That Are Surprisingly Practical

Chic winter shoes can seem like an oxymoron. When temperatures drop, we’re not eager to reach for stilettos because come snowfall, moon boots are about as sexy as we’re getting. Thankfully on the runways of Prada, Bottega Veneta, and others, designers prioritized functional footwear and didn’t sacrifice style. And just to get real inside baseball,…

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Sweetie, Where’s My Paycheck?

My husband started a successful business 22 years ago. I joined his staff as a full-time employee 13 years ago. I have an advanced degree in a field that is relevant to the business. The problem: He won’t give me a paycheck! He simply puts random amounts of money into our checking accounts at random…

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The Chefs Growing Vegetables for Paris’s Best Restaurants

At around 8 a.m. on a recent Tuesday morning, the Australian chefs James Henry, 36, and Shaun Kelly, 35, fired up a mud-splattered Renault van and set off from the French village of Saint-Vrain, where they live, to Paris, 30 miles north. Once a week, for the past six months, the pair has crawled through…

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Wash Your Hands in the Kitchen and the Bathroom

While it’s important to wash your hands carefully after handling raw chicken, it may be even more important to wash them after going to the bathroom. The most dangerous antibiotic-resistant strains of E. coli, called ESBLs, are transmitted not through food, according to new research, but through contact of human feces with human mouths. British…

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What is Time? Everything to Know About the Met Gala 2020 Theme

2020 marks the beginning of a new decade and thus, existential dread about where time goes and what it even is? Next year’s Met Gala plans to capitalize on that feeling—and explore it through couture fashion—with its theme: «About Time: Fashion and Duration.» The New York Times spoke to Andrew Bolton, curator in charge of…

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A Soup That Needs No Accompaniment at Just Pho

On every table at Just Pho stands a jar of dam toi, white vinegar steeped with whole garlic cloves, drifts of chopped garlic and bright, ragged stubs of red chile. Stir it, and the chile seeds swirl. It’s half-punch, half-sting, and one of the only anointments permitted with the style of pho served here, whose…

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Jennifer Lee, Queen of the ‘Frozen’ Franchise

BURBANK, Calif. — For decades, Disney hypnotized us into thinking that someday our prince would come. We would get a wake-up kiss, don the glass slipper, let down our locks so he could clamber up the tower and rescue us. True love would break the spell, chase away the bad spirits. Sometimes, the wait seemed…

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Champagne-Style Sparklers, Made in America

I’ll drink sparkling wine almost anytime, wherever it comes from, however it’s served. I’m an anomaly. The vast proportion of sparkling wine is consumed in the last quarter of the year, primarily at holiday parties and New Year’s celebrations. Often, that wine is Champagne. Sometimes it’s a wine inspired by Champagne, made by the same…

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