Phys Ed: Even a 10-Minute Walk May Be Good for the Brain

Ten minutes of mild, almost languorous exercise can immediately alter how certain parts of the brain communicate and coordinate with one another and improve memory function, according to an encouraging new neurological study. The findings suggest that exercise does not need to be prolonged or intense to benefit the brain and that the effects can…

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Gertrude Mokotoff, Ex-Mayor and a Bride at 98, Is Dead at 100

Gertrude Mokotoff, who was 71 when she became the first female mayor of Middletown, N.Y., and then drew even wider attention more than a quarter of a century later by marrying a 94-year-old man when she was 98, died on Oct. 17 at a hospital in that city. She was 100. The cause was congestive…

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Field Notes: How to Keep From Getting Cold Feet at the Wedding

Krystal and Matt Ritter’s wedding last April at the W Fort Lauderdale hotel was a black tie-preferred event, but shoes were optional for their bridal party and 155 guests — at least on the dance floor. The couple, who met at Florida State University and now live in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., instead made wedding-branded socks…

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Modern Love: ‘Get Up. It’s O.K. I’m Right Here With You.’

Image Graffiti we wrote in Prague: «Little Bug loves Jackson with all of her heart, and the same.» “Not Done With the World” After five rounds of in vitro fertilization, my wife and I didn’t have the funds to be parents anymore. We cried all the time. Avoided Facebook. Held our dogs too tight. Watched…

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Aspirin May Be a Good Option to Prevent Blood Clots After Knee Surgery

Image Surgeons often prescribe expensive anticoagulant drugs after knee surgery to prevent blood clots, but a new study has found that plain aspirin can work just as well. Blood clots are not common after knee surgery, but the consequences can be serious and even fatal. There are a number of prescription blood thinners, including the…

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Sporting: Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Bringing Concussions Out of the Darkness

I never wanted to be a concussion expert. I know some of the world’s leading authorities on head injuries and I’m certainly not one of them, but “expert” is a relative term. My expertise comes from personal experience. During my two decades behind the wheel as a full-time Nascar driver, I suffered more than a…

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The Atlantic-Pacific x Halogen Collaboration Has All the Colorful Preppy Looks You Need For Fall

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A List of Fur-Free Luxury Fashion Designers to Shop From

Getty ImagesVictor VIRGILE In recent months, a growing number luxury fashion houses like Gucci and Michael Kors have announced a commitment to more ethical fashion practices. On Friday, Maison Margiela shared that after designer John Galliano’s meeting with PETA, the brand would go fur free, joining the ranks of brands like Calvin Klein, Stella McCartney,…

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