The Look: Champions in the Ring, and Out

THE LOOK Since boxing was legalized in Puerto Rico in 1927, the island has produced dozens of world champions and even more casual enthusiasts. Photographs by John Francis Peters Text by Justin Porter Produced by Eve Lyons Sept. 8, 2018 In the beating heart of Puerto Rico, there are two arenas: the baseball diamond and…

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Medical News Today: New multiple sclerosis culprit identified

It is still unclear what causes multiple sclerosis, but new research closes in on the faulty immune system mechanisms involved in the development of this condition. New research has identified another type of immune cell that may play a role in MS. Multiple sclerosis (MS), which is an autoimmune disease, causes the immune system to…

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Check In: The Noelle Hotel Is a New Nashville Star

Rates From about $340. Basics Nashville is a town of great ensembles, session players and songwriters, a magnet for musicians who come to tap the deep well of local talent. Noelle took a similar approach when reinventing this Art Deco grande dame, which originally opened as a hotel in 1930. The hotel developer Rockbridge put…

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Bites: In the Land of Buffalo Wings, a Vegan-Only Mecca

Advertisement Bites The plant-based menu at Root & Bloom, a new spot in the Elmwood Village neighborhood, is delicious and quirky. Image A French onion soup with vegan provolone and croutons at Root & Bloom, a vegan restaurant in Buffalo, N.Y.CreditCreditSarah Sendlbeck By Charu Suri Sept. 8, 2018 “Did someone order a Sweet Sadie?” asked…

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Medical News Today: Just 6 hours of sleep loss increases diabetes risk

The importance of sleep is well-known. A recent study enforces this by demonstrating that sleep deprivation might increase diabetes risk — after losing just 1 night of sleep. A new study investigates the link between sleep and diabetes. Sleep is undoubtedly one of physiology’s most mysterious but essential functions. We all need it, yet the…

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Prabal Gurung Joins the Wave of Women’s Wear Designers Moving Into Men’s Wear

Ladies first. Men’s wear to follow. A number of fashion designers who have made a name for themselves for their women’s wear lines are turning their attention to men. On Sunday evening, at Spring Studios, during New York Fashion Week’s women’s ready-to-wear collections, the designer Prabal Gurung, will debut a men’s wear line alongside his…

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Medical News Today: What carbs should you avoid?

Carbohydrates have long been the subject of debate among researchers, particularly with regard to what they are and whether they are healthful. Carbohydrates, fat, and protein make up the three macronutrient groups that are essential components of any diet. There are, however, different types of carbohydrates and it is essential to know the difference between…

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Open Thread: Let’s Talk About What It’s Really Like to Be at the Shows

Advertisement Open Thread Plus, what do people actually wear in the front row? Image Gigi Hadid walks during the Tom Ford spring 2019 show on Wednesday.CreditCreditDolly Faibyshev for The New York Times Sept. 7, 2018 Hello and happy fashion month. Yes, after all that buildup, it is finally here. Around this time I often get…

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How to (Maybe) Avoid Sticker Shock at the Emergency Room

Advertisement Knowing whether to use an urgent care center, a retail clinic, virtual care or the emergency room can make a big difference in cost. Image Outside the emergency room at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, N.J.CreditCreditMel Evans/Associated Press By Richard Klasco, M.D. and Richard Zane, M.D. Sept. 7, 2018 Emergency care has always been…

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