Not Everyone Loves Pie. For Them, There’s Cake.

People have strong feelings about what should and should not be served at Thanksgiving, though there’s one point most would agree on: There must be pie. But if pie isn’t your thing, this showstopper of a cake might be. This impressive cake is lighter than your typically dense pumpkin cake, so it’s a fitting finale…

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Heart attacks increasingly common in young women

New research finds a worrying trend in the incidence of heart attacks in recent decades. The results indicate that young women are more likely than young men to need hospitalization for heart attacks, as well as to develop other cardiometabolic conditions. More and more young women develop heart disease, and doctors should pay more attention…

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Run a Marathon. Then, Quickly, Another.

Marathon runners can be compulsive beasts by nature. So it should be no surprise that a rising number of runners have decided to take their marathoning to the next level. Not by running ultra marathons, races that exceed the 26.2 miles of a standard marathon, but by running multiple marathons within a short period of…

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Who Has the Copyright Over My Cheese?

A Dutch cheese company tried to claim that it had a monopoly on the taste of a cheese spread. The Court of Justice of the European Union weighed arguments from two competing food producers, and decided on Tuesday that a taste cannot be copyrighted. Taste is “an idea,” rather than an “expression of an original…

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Medical News Today: Managing psoriasis on the feet

Psoriasis typically causes a scaly, red rash that can appear almost anywhere on a person’s body, including the feet. Psoriasis on the feet can be painful and challenging to treat. Psoriasis is a long-term condition that affects up to 7.5 million people in the United States. Doctors do not fully understand what causes this skin…

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Cosmopolitan Style in Turkey

STREET STYLE In Istanbul, self-expression can be as simple as the way you tie your hijab, doff your flat cap or always, always dye your hair. Image Tugba Duran, at left, and Betül Altinova, both 20.CreditLauren Fleishman for The New York Times Betül Altinova and Tugba Duran, 20, students Betül: I don’t really have a…

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The 52 Places Traveler: In Fiji, a ‘Reluctant Swimmer’ Jumps In

Our columnist, Jada Yuan, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2018 list. This dispatch brings her to Fiji, which took the No. 24 spot. It is the 45th stop on Jada’s itinerary. Remember to breathe I tried to remember my Fijian instructor’s directive: “The most important thing is to breathe.”…

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The Rise and Fall of Turkey Brining

Dear Thanksgiving cooks of America: On behalf of food writers everywhere, I apologize. For nearly two decades now, many of us have suggested that you plunge your turkey into a bucket of flavored salt water for a day or two. The promise was an end to dryness and a bulletproof solution to the conundrum of…

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