To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections, Drink Up

Image Credit Women are commonly advised to drink extra water to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections, or U.T.I.s, but until now there has been little evidence that it works. Now a randomized trial has found that women who drink more water do indeed get fewer infections. Researchers studied 140 women with recurrent U.T.I.s who habitually…

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The Joy of Cooking for One

Cookbook covers can be like optical illusions. Take “Microwave Cooking for One,” which features the author, Marie T. Smith, alone with some platters of color-saturated food. Some readers may see desolation and gloom behind her smile. Some, a dusty meme. But others see a triumphant model of practicality and self-care. The chef Anita Lo was…

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Chanel Wants You to Carry Two Bags at the Same Time

Getty ImagesDominique Charriau In addition to giving showgoers the perfect beach experience at Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld also proposed a new way to tote your stuff: double bagging it. Getty ImagesPascal Le Segretain Advertisement — Continue Reading Below Getty ImagesDominique Charriau Why wear one, when you could wear two? A thrifty styling trick, to be sure.…

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James Beard Foundation Makes Changes to Diversify Its Awards

The James Beard Foundation is changing its rules and regulations in an effort to make its coveted awards more inclusive and to counter critics who say the organization has not done enough to fight race and gender imbalances in the restaurant industry. The changes were announced Tuesday and go into effect immediately, in time for…

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Noir Kei Ninomiya: The Look of Strength

PARIS — Women and power — and women in power — has been one of the backbone themes of fashion week here. How could it not be? The world is consumed by the topics, and fashion, even in its dreamy, extraterrestrial realm, is not immune, although it often prefers to imagine so. What if it…

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H&M Launches Its First-Ever Bra Collection for Breast Cancer Survivors

October always heralds a slew of pink-tinged products to support Breast Cancer Awareness, but what about real, practical products for women battling breast cancer right now? One H&M employee found herself asking that exact question. A breast cancer survivor, she had a hard time finding bras that were stylish, affordable, and functional. So for the…

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All the Jewelry and Sunglasses We Want from Paris Fashion Week

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Which is the best IUD for me?

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are increasing in popularity. There are several IUDs available, each of which will suit different people. About 10 percent of people on birth control use IUDs. These devices significantly reduce the risk of unintended pregnancy and remove the possibility of human error that comes with taking a pill every day or using…

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Fashion Review: Beyond the Pantsuit

Advertisement Fashion Review Image Chanel, spring 2019.CreditCreditValerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times Oct. 2, 2018 PARIS — It was raining on the final morning of the Paris shows, gray and overcast, but under the glass ceiling of the Grand Palais all was sunny and warm. The designer Karl Lagerfeld had built a beach, complete…

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