F.D.A. Cracks Down on Juul and E-Cigarette Retailers

Warning that teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached “an epidemic proportion,” the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday gave Juul Labs and four other makers of popular vaping devices 60 days to prove they can keep them away from minors. If they fail, the agency said, it may take the flavored products off the…

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Medical News Today: Can you take NyQuil while breastfeeding?

NyQuil products are over-the-counter medications designed to relieve the nighttime symptoms of cold and flu. Women who are breastfeeding may wish to use NyQuil to alleviate their symptoms but may worry about the effects of NyQuil on the baby. Some NyQuil products are likely safe to use while breastfeeding, while others may not be, depending…

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It’s Not Just You: 2017 Was Rough for Humanity, Study Finds

Advertisement Image A mother checking on her child, who was sick with malaria, at a hospital in Bayanga, Central African Republic, in March. People in the country reported more negative experiences in 2017 than did respondents in any other nation, a new survey found.CreditCreditLynsey Addario for The New York Times Sept. 12, 2018 Violence, bitter…

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Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms in women

Rheumatoid arthritis affects more women than men, and female hormones may play a role in the onset of the disease. The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis are mostly the same for men and women, but there are key differences in when and why they first appear. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes the joints to become inflamed, which…

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Frugal Traveler: What to Do if Your Flight Is Delayed or Canceled

Download the app When you get wind of a long delay or cancellation, your first move should be to speak with someone — either in person, at the gate or on the phone. But phone waits can be epic when bad weather strikes an entire geographic region, as can in-person lines. While it isn’t foolproof,…

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Eat: Spoil Them a Little With Homemade French Fries

Here you stand at the sink, washing your plate — the light slants harder than yesterday, you realize; back-to-school weather. Caruthers! The end of summer already, and you only just today managed to eat your first B.L.T. In a fit of tardy hustle, you dry your hands and order three dozen Ball jars online. Pull…

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Phys Ed: In a Hurry? Try Express Weight Training

Advertisement Phys Ed A new study finds that you can build strength in just 13 minutes with a single, brief set of each exercise, if you work really hard. Image CreditCreditGetty Images Sept. 12, 2018 Here’s some good news for anyone who does not have the time or inclination to linger in the gym and…

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Ice Machine Maintenance Tips

Appliances that come in direct contact with water are more prone to develop problems. Ice machines are among the kitchen appliances that frequently cause problems. These appliances have a rather complex operation. Their motors go through different ice making cycles at certain intervals wherein the evaporator adjusts temperature repeatedly and instantly. Ice machines can develop…

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Off the Menu: A Fine-Dining Veteran Turns to Street Food

Headliner Diana Tandia’s path has taken her from her native Mauritania to Paris and finally to New York, where she studied political science at Borough of Manhattan Community College. The next step was the French Culinary Institute (now the International Culinary Center), and then the kitchens of Daniel Boulud and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Now, nearly 40,…

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