Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Were So Fit, So Young, So Beautiful’

Clubbing With My Mother I was at the club with my mother. Earlier that day, I had moved back in with her. Single, 31, living with my mother and even clubbing together, I was surfing the unique freedom that comes with having nothing left to lose. It was the highest low. I was sad and…

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Medical News Today: Cold medicine for hypertension: What to know

A person with high blood pressure, heart disease, or other heart issues should take care when selecting cold and flu medication. Certain medications, particularly ones with decongestants in them, can raise a person’s blood pressure. Keep reading for more information on cold medications for people with high blood pressure, including safety concerns, and alternative treatment…

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200,000 People Without Insurance May Apply for Free H.I.V.-Prevention Drugs

With donated drugs and services provided by major pharmacy chains, 200,000 uninsured Americans will gain access to H.I.V.-preventive medicines at no cost, the Trump administration announced on Tuesday. The announcement, by Alex M. Azar II, the health and human services secretary, essentially explained how the government plans to distribute drugs for pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.…

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Rent the Runway Adds Ski Wear and Athleisure to Its Catalog

Rent the Runway keeps on growing. After adding children’s clothing at the beginning of the year, the popular clothing rental service is now offering ski wear and athleisure, with 20 different brands available in both categories. Sizes range from small to large, with brands like Lululemon, Terez, Fila, Champion, Mackage, Spyder, and Bogner up for…

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Why the Less Disruptive Health Care Option Could Be Plenty Disruptive

ImageJoe Biden campaigning in Greenwood, S.C. He is one of the Democratic presidential candidates calling for a public option.Credit…Demetrius Freeman for The New York Times The single-payer health plans proposed by Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are often assailed as being too disruptive. A government plan for everyone, the argument goes, would mean that…

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These Are the Best Baking Cookbooks of 2019

Has our national obsession with baking shows made us savvier bakers? Do we now think nothing of folding together a batch of homemade puff pastry after binge-watching a season of “The Great British Baking Show”? Are we better versed in the ways of fondant after a “Nailed It!” spree? If I had to gauge the…

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A Tour of the Japanese Table at Chikarashi Isso in the Financial District

Headliner Chikarashi Isso Chikarashi, the counter-service restaurants on the edge of Chinatown and in NoMad, give poke bowls a Japanese touch. Now the owners are diving deeper into that country’s culinary aesthetic with a full-service restaurant interpreting kappo-style cuisine; think omakase with inventive cooked food. Here, Ivy Tsang, Jonathan Chu, and their chef and partner,…

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Fake Meat vs. Real Meat

The meat industry has a warning for consumers: Beware of plant-based meat. That is the message behind a marketing campaign by the Center for Consumer Freedom, a public relations firm whose financial supporters have included meat producers and others in the food industry. In recent weeks the group has placed full-page ads in The New…

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Serving Up West Virginia History, Not All of It Sweet

LOST CREEK, W. Va. — At the dinners hosted by Lost Creek Farm, each dish tells a different story about Appalachian identity. Three varieties of corn served in a sweet chowder at an October dinner were grown from kernels saved by generations of Shawnee, Osage and other Native Americans who were long ago forced off…

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Why Stress When You Can See a Wedding Therapist?

Parts of Shira Notrika’s wedding planning were fun. And parts definitely were not. Ms. Notrika, 30, who lives in London and is qualifying to be a lawyer there, was married Oct 27. She was happy with her wedding location, an underground ballroom that used to be an 18th century vault. She also thought it was…

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