Sleep Can Be Good for Your Salary

Daylight Saving Time ended on Sunday, and for many of us the extra hour of sleep has provided a small energy boost. It’s widely known that sleep affects our mood and health. Less understood is how it can also affect our paychecks. A study published last year in the Review of Economics and Statistics found…

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Making Meaning Out of Grief

It’s been nearly a decade since my husband died, but every detail of the day remains etched in my mind as if it were yesterday. I remember the call that came from the hospice facility at 2 a.m., then talking to the funeral parlor that was to retrieve his body and transfer it to the…

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Scientists With Links to China May Be Stealing Biomedical Research, U.S. Says

The scientist at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston was hardly discreet. “Here is the bones and meet of what you want,” he wrote in a misspelled email to researchers in China. Attached was a confidential research proposal, according to administrators at the center. The scientist had access to the document only because he had…

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Why Barbie, a Blimp and a Wienermobile Are Posting on Airbnb

It was a warm August evening in Evanston, Ill., just north of Chicago, when the Wienermobile rolled out the red carpet for a sleepover. Actually, the carpet was green, and not so much carpet as artificial turf. Inside the Wienermobile, the meat brand Oscar Mayer’s signature marketing machine, there was a pullout bed and a…

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The Best Chili Recipe Is Yours

Good morning. Bay scallops come into season tomorrow, and if the harvest from Long Island doesn’t look promising on account of a warm-water die-off this summer, the baymen in Massachusetts seem hopeful, and their delicious little maritime gummy bears should show up in the cases of your fancier fishmongers sometime this week. Buy them if…

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Medical News Today: Metacognitive therapy may prevent depression relapse

Ending the cycle of negative thought rumination is the premise of a depression treatment called metacognitive therapy. New findings suggest that it may be more beneficial in stopping depression relapse than other more commonly used methods. New research suggests that a new form of therapy called metacognitive therapy may prevent depression from returning. Depression is…

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An Unnamed Source Who Shouldn’t Be Anonymous

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. The name of one of my most valuable sources on a complicated investigation never appeared in the published article. Last year, I got a tip about a legal fight in Washington over the reliability of…

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Medical News Today: Does weather really affect our experience of pain?

A new study finds that, for people living with arthritis and other conditions that cause chronic pain, a certain kind of weather increases pain. New research confirms that damp, windy weather may worsen pain for some. When someone tells you that they can feel bad weather in their bones, they may well be right. Scientists,…

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Natalie Minev, John Atallah

Natalie Ann-Marie Minev and John Joseph Atallah were married Nov. 2 at Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. The Rev. Mark Pritchett, a minister of the American Christian Trust, performed the ceremony. Mrs. Atallah, 33, is a staff lawyer in the housing and communities work group at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.…

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Allison Wojteczko, Matthew Finan

Allison Miller Wojteczko and Matthew O’Brien Finan were married Nov. 2 in Larkspur, Colo. The Rev. Jeff Kane, a Presbyterian minister, at Spruce Mountain Ranch, an events space, performed the ceremony. The bride, 29, is a third-party risk management cybersecurity and privacy advisory consultant in San Francisco for PricewaterhouseCoopers, an auditing and tax services company…

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