This $60 Uniqlo Coat Looks Just as Good as a Designer One

Maybe this is too much information, but I run hot. Unless it’s less than 50 degrees and overcast, I can’t dip into my winter wardrobe made of wool and shearling. As a result, finding a great lightweight coat for fall is a major source of contention. Trench coats are the obvious fall back, but finding…

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Global Health: Tiny Nanoparticles to Treat a Huge Problem: Snakebites

An Epi-Pen to treat a snakebite? It’s still a distant dream, but a Californian chemist and Costa Rican venom expert are reporting progress in a novel effort to make injectable nanoparticles that can neutralize snake venom and can be carried in backpacks. In a recent study in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, their particles protected mice…

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Medical News Today: Should people with GERD avoid caffeine?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease usually causes heartburn, as well as respiratory and digestive symptoms. Doctors often recommend that people with this common illness avoid drinking caffeine. However, the scientific evidence is not so clear. In this article, we examine the effects caffeine may have on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and investigate whether all people with GERD…

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Medical News Today: What is wryneck and how is it treated?

Wryneck occurs when the neck muscles twist beyond their usual capacity, causing the head to tilt. The condition is also known as torticollis or loxia. Wryneck may develop over time. It can also occur after an injury to the area, or because of a reaction to medication. A person with wryneck may find it uncomfortable…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Get It Done

Hi, it’s Emily, here with your five weeknight dishes, food for busy people who still want something good to eat. My daughter is turning 1 this week, so I’m deep in yellow-cake recipes and buttercream, contemplating sprinkles and candles and round cake vs. sheet. (Round is so classic, no?) This week also marks the debut…

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Encounters: Mercedes Ruehl Takes Weekly Strolls With Her Acting Students

On the highway below, tourists on a passing double-decker bus waved avidly. Had they recognized Ms. Ruehl? Were they just waving to anyone on the High Line? Unclear. “Hello, people down there,” Ms. Ruehl said. “Welcome to New York,” Ms. Ferrara said. “It’s a MetroCard city,” Mr. Feitel added. “Come see ‘Torch Song,’” Ms. Ruehl…

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Life as a Runway: What 9 Hypebeasts Wore to Hypefest

Advertisement Life as a Runway The festival was a two-day celebration of all things street wear. Image CreditCreditZak Krevitt for The New York Times Oct. 12, 2018 It was a multicolored sea of collectible sneakers, limited-edition sweatshirts and white-hot brands, including Off-White, Billionaire Boys Club and Supreme. Last weekend, more than 10,000 streetwear aficionados made…

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City Kitchen: Roasted Squid, by Way of Mexico

All I know is I went to the fishmonger, who had some beautiful small squid, and suddenly an urge came over me: I had to take them home and give them a Mexican twist. It was a little funny to head in a south-of-the-border culinary direction, because, for some reason, I didn’t usually associate squid…

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Lamb Even Haters Can Love

For years, I convinced myself that I didn’t care for lamb. I found that I could only ever describe it as “lamby,” which is not exactly a compliment. But now, the way I am constantly trying to persuade people to cook more lamb, you would think I was secretly working for the American Lamb Board.…

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