Reading This While Walking? Here’s How to Break That Awful Habit

You’re walking around and a thought occurs: “I should check my phone.” The phone comes out of your pocket. You type a message. Then your eyes remain glued to the screen, even when you walk across the street. We all do this kind of distracted walking, or “twalking.” (Yes, this term is really a thing.)…

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Fashion? They’re Over It

For many of the women who strolled upper Madison Avenue on a recent fall day, it was time to shed the hoodies, biker coats, platform sneakers and country-style floral dresses that until recently denoted cool in favor of a genteelly understated, increasingly formal and durable look. Call it unfashion, anti-fashion or a counter to the…

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‘I Dream, He Executes’

Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned along the way, revealing their secret to making it work. (Answers are edited for context and space.) Who Vicky Tsai, 41, and Eric…

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I’ll Have What She’s Having

AT NEW YORK’S Niche Niche, an American restaurant that opened in SoHo in March, 40 dinner guests arrive all at once, at 6 p.m., and are escorted from the entryway to their preassigned seats in a dining room that looks more like a living room, with stuffed chairs and velvet pillows. Fifteen minutes later, the…

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As a Mountain Biking Motivator, Add a Little Electronic Assist

Pedaling an electric mountain bike is a workout, not an effortless romp, requiring almost as much physical exertion as riding a standard mountain bike. But the effort feels easier on the e-bike, according to the first study of motor-assisted mountain bikes and how they affect the physiology and attitudes of experienced cyclists. The study suggests…

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Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Some occupations are likely to affect female heart health more negatively than others, but which ones? This question is what one new study set out to answer. Share on PinterestFemales in some professions face a higher risk of developing heart health problems than others, according to a new study. Heart problems are a widespread health…

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Vaginal pain: Causes and how to treat it

Vaginal pain can be a temporary symptom of infection or injury. Or, it can be a chronic symptom with no known cause. Persistent vaginal pain with no clear cause is called vulvodynia. It is a common gynecological condition, affecting up to 16% of women in the United States. Fear or embarrassment may keep a person…

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Report identifies 3 dimensions to lifelong ‘longevity fitness’

Perseverance and attention to social connections, health, and finances will give people the best chance to thrive as they age, according to a new report titled «Longevity Fitness: Financial and Health Dimensions Across the Life Course.» It also says that policymakers, employers, and individuals can take actions now to give people the best chance of…

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