Swimmers Beware of Deep Brain Stimulation

A lifelong swimmer leapt into deep water near his lakeside home, and was horrified to find himself completely unable to swim. Had his wife not rescued him, he might have drowned. He had recently received an electronic brain implant to control tremors and other symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, and somehow the signals from the device…


Medical News Today: What to know about lithium toxicity

Lithium toxicity, or lithium overdose, can occur when a person takes too much of a mood-stabilizing medication that contains lithium. It can also develop when the body does not excrete lithium properly. Lithium, or lithium carbonate, is an active ingredient in some drugs that treat mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder. Overdose can cause…


UTI in pregnancy: Everything you need to know

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are common, and women can often experience them during pregnancy. Left untreated, a UTI can pose a serious health risk to a pregnant woman and a developing fetus. This article outlines the possible causes of a UTI in pregnancy, as well as the potential risks. We also provide information on…


Thanksgiving, When You’ve Got Nowhere Else to Go

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Almost a week before Thanksgiving, residents at Chiz’s Heart Street group home begin their preparations. With six turkeys to defrost and brine, more than 50 pounds of sweet potatoes to cube and giant trays of stuffing to mix, this is not a one-day job. The meal will be served family-style, but many of…


Medical News Today: Herpes symptoms: How long do they take to show up?

Herpes is a viral skin infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Symptoms may not appear immediately after a person contracts the virus. When herpes symptoms do appear, they can affect the genital or oral area. There are two types of HSV: type 1, which mainly causes oral herpes, and type 2, which tends…


For Millennials Making Their Way, a Detour: To Caregiving

In the summer of 2017, soon after starting a new job, Ariel Brandt Lautman took her two young children to Denver to visit her mother. This wasn’t purely a social call. Her mother’s memory had been deteriorating for several years, and Ms. Brandt Lautman, who lives in Silver Spring, Md., needed to plan for her…


Our Best Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Maybe you went overboard with the stuffing. Use it to make Alexa Weibel’s delightful stuffing-stuffed mushrooms. We don’t have a recipe for it, but we hear Sam Sifton likes to press a scoopful of stuffing in a waffle iron, then use it as bread for his turkey sandwich. It’s a pro move. If you find…


14 Pieces That’ll Take You Straight From Work to a Holiday Party

The Statement Dress

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Versatility is the name of the game come holiday party season, which is why a printed midi dress should be hanging in your closet. The bold piece translates seamlessly from office to any type of after-work fête.

What the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Wears Offscreen

Rachel Brosnahan knows a thing or two about retro beauty. After all, in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” she plays a 1950s housewife turned stand-up comedian, for which she has won a pair of Golden Globes. On Dec. 6, Midge Maisel, with her red lipstick and perfect coif, is back for Season 3 of the show…


Where the Nurse Prescribes Heroin

LONDON — Homeless drug users in Scotland will be allowed to inject pharmaceutical-grade heroin twice a day under the supervision of medical officials as part of a new program intended to reduce drug deaths and H.I.V. infection. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week, a $1.5 million facility in Glasgow that opened…