High Blood Pressure of Pregnancy Tied to Dementia Later in Life

Image Having pre-eclampsia — dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy — is linked to an increased risk for dementia later in life, according to a new study. Up to 5 percent of pregnant women develop pre-eclampsia, usually after the 20th week. In addition to hypertension, the condition can include signs of diminished kidney or liver…

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It’s Jacket Season—and I, For One, Am Thrilled

When I woke up this morning, bright-eyed and bushy-eyebrowed, tiny blue birds flitting around my head, this is what I did. I clocked the blanket of grey clouds, felt a chilly breeze drift through the weird crack in my bedroom window, smiled to myself, and thought, It’s motherf**king jacket season. (With apologies to McSweeney’s.) Advertisement…

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Modern Love: We Asked for Epic Love in 100 Words. 3,000 Responded.

Image Three days post-engagement, with a ring to prove it. Life-Changing Burritos From Austin, we headed west. For two weeks, my best friend and I were on a journey of self-exploration, an adventure through the vast American landscape that would find us in a multicolored haze, and an event that would bond us for life.…

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Browsing: Push It: 5 Style Challenges

The shows are over, the trends declared: For spring 2019, we’re talking crochet, tie-dye, bike shorts galore. But beyond the obvious themes from the collections, there were plenty of smaller moments that served up sartorial inspiration, thanks to pieces that left us wondering, “Hey, how do we pull that off in real life?” Here, five…

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Boîte: Williamsburg Gets a Trinidadian Cocktail Bar With Indie Flavor

Image The scene inside Clyde’s, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.CreditNina Westervelt for The New York Times Just when the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn seems to be overrun with corporate retailers — Whole Foods, Citibank and Apple, to name a few — comes a lively Trinidadian cocktail bar that harks back to the neighborhood’s alternative,…

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Fancy Optician Dom Vetro Is the Anti-Warby Parker

CULVER CITY, Calif. — On a recent morning, in a warehouse sandwiched by auto repair shops, Ashley Bezamat, the 37-year-old founder of the eyewear company Dom Vetro, was hunching over a thin bar of white acetate. “Half a millimeter on the bottom or on the side makes this frame too big,” Mr. Bezamat said. “This…

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1,495 Americans Describe the Financial Reality of Being Really Sick

The whole point of health insurance is protection from financial ruin in case of catastrophic, costly health problems. But a recent survey of people facing such problems shows that it often fails in that basic function. The survey, of some of the country’s most seriously ill people, found that even with health insurance, more than…

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Medical News Today: How to use cromolyn sodium to treat allergies

Cromolyn sodium is an over-the-counter medication for treating nasal allergies. It comes as a nasal solution and works best when a person uses it before they come into contact with the substance that triggers their allergy. Allergic reactions occur when the body’s immune system mistakenly responds to harmless substances known as allergens. Allergies that affect…

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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about thyroid gland removal

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that sits in the lower part of the front of the neck. Thyroid gland removal is a surgical procedure that involves removing part or all of the thyroid. The thyroid plays an important part in the body’s functions. It produces hormones that circulate throughout the body, regulating a…

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