‘Gender Reveal’ Celebration in Texas Led to a Plane Crash

In recent years, expectant parents have gone to extreme lengths to create splashy, Instagrammable moments to announce the sex of their child. Some of the celebrations, however, have ended in calamity: a 45,000-acre forest fire, a flaming car, a deadly explosion. And now, a plane crash could be added to that list, according to a…

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Vaping Illnesses Are Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, C.D.C. Says

A form of vitamin E has been identified as a “very strong culprit” in lung injuries related to vaping THC, health officials reported on Friday, a major advance in a frightening outbreak that has killed 40 people and sickened 2,051. Many patients with the mysterious illness have wound up hospitalized in intensive care units, needing…

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See All the Looks from Valentino’s Extravagant Couture Show in Beijing

There’s opulence, and then there’s a Valentino haute couture collection. The luxury Italian house swarmed Beijing this week with the opening of the Sanlitun flagship store, coinciding with a runway filled with extravagant gowns worthy of your next holiday party, bejeweled fencing helmets, and taffeta bows the size of a small child. The extreme lavishness…

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Barneys New York Closing Sends Couples Racing to Redeem Registries

Samantha Wadell, a 33-year-old lawyer with Weiss Wexler & Wornow, had a looming task ahead of her Thursday night after finishing her last case of the day in a Brooklyn court. She had only two hours to spend nearly $9,000 at Barneys New York. But this wasn’t a Carrie Bradshaw-style dream come true. Rather, Ms.…

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Inside the Valentine’s Day Text Message Mystery

Embarrassment, alarm and confusion undulated across the United States and Canada in powerful waves Thursday, as thousands upon thousands of cellphone users unlocked their phones to the baffling revelation that they had either sent or received an eerie, contextless text message while sleeping. The messages — more than 168,149 of them — appeared from jilted…

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Medical News Today: How to stop ruminating thoughts

Ruminating thoughts are excessive and intrusive thoughts about negative experiences and feelings. A person with a history of trauma may be unable to stop thinking about the trauma, for example, while a person with depression may persistently think negative, self-defeating thoughts. Many different mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, phobias, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),…

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Medical News Today: What to know about bowel disorders

Bowel disorders affect the organs in the digestive system, including the small and large intestines. These conditions can prevent the body from properly digesting and absorbing nutrients from food. This can cause symptoms such as diarrhea and constipation. If a person does not seek treatment for them, bowel disorders can contribute to other health complications,…

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Love Letter: A Second Chance Romance

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Soup. Season.

ImageCredit…Michael Graydon & Nikole Herriott for The New York Times. Prop Stylist: Kalen Kaminski. 1. Lemony Chicken Soup With Fennel I have a pretty gnarly cold (I know — wah, etc.), and I find that when this happens I actually do crave chicken soup. This lemony number from Alison is classic enough to satisfy, but…

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