Ask Well: Can I Ever Recover From Diverticulitis?

Q. Can I ever recover from acute diverticulitis? A. The answer depends on the severity of your diverticulitis. The mildest end of the spectrum of diverticular disease is diverticulosis. Diverticulosis is simply a collection of outpouchings, or diverticula, in the wall of the colon. Aside from being an occasional source of blood in the stool,…

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Modern Love: Tracking the Demise of My Marriage on Google Maps

My husband moved out about six weeks ago, marking the end of our nearly 19-year relationship, but Google Maps hasn’t noticed yet. That morning I had whisked the children away so he and two friends from law school could load his things into a U-Haul and drive to the house he had rented. We had…

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As Rashida Tlaib Is Sworn In, Palestinian-Americans Respond With #TweetYourThobe

As Rashida Tlaib arrived on Capitol Hill to be sworn into the House of Representatives on Thursday, she was wearing a distinctive outfit: a traditional Palestinian thobe, or dress, adorned with the elaborate, hand-stitched embroidery known as tatreez. [Read live updates from the opening of the 116th Congress.] Ms. Tlaib, a Democrat from Michigan who…

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5 Ways to Make Knee-High Boots Work for You

Courtesy Knee-high boots don’t get the attention they deserve. While many prefer ankle boots, the effort put into wearing a taller style pays off since they seriously elongate your legs. Whether you choose to do ’60s mod, ’70s earth tones, or the ’80s talon heel read on for five tips on how to finally nail…

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Medical News Today: 13 early signs of Parkinson’s disease

The hallmark symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are tremors and slow, rigid movements. Small changes in a person’s movements and behavior can signal the onset of Parkinson’s disease before diagnosis. Parkinson’s disease is a nervous system disorder that affects around 1 percent of people aged 65 years and older. Symptoms usually develop slowly over several years.…

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Dylan and Cole Sprouse Join Forces for a New J Brand Campaign

Life for Dylan and Cole Sprouse is pretty great. In fact…you could say it was pretty…sweet! (See what we did there? Ha.) Anyway, Dylan’s got his Brooklyn-based meadery, Cole stars in the cult-favorite series Riverdale, and they’re both in pretty serious relationships (Cole is dating his Riverdale co-star Lil Reinhart, while Dylan is dating model…

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Australia Fare: Millbrook Winery, Outside Perth, Is a Locavore Wonderland

JARRAHDALE, Western Australia — The narrative is irresistible: a chef who grows almost every ingredient on your plate, who saves seeds from year to year, and coaxes beautiful meals from the same verdant land you gaze upon as you eat. This is the story of Millbrook Winery and its chef, Guy Jeffreys. Millbrook is on…

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Locally Grown Australian Food, No Loan Required

The Millbrook Winery property, in Jarrahdale, Western Australia, is almost entirely surrounded by the trails and forest of Serpentine National Park. The drive in is lovely, as is the walk from your car across a bridge and through the manicured grounds.

Social Q’s: Our Daughter’s Rich Friends Are Driving Me Nuts

We let our daughter go to the college of her choice. She got into many state and private schools, some with scholarships. But no breaks at all from the expensive private college she selected. She loves it, and we can afford it, but it means constant sacrifice. She knows this, but it doesn’t stop her…

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Bristol-Myers to Acquire Celgene in Deal Worth $74 Billion

Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday that it would buy Celgene, which makes cancer drugs, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $74 billion. Together, the merged companies will produce nine pharmaceutical products with more than $1 billion in annual sales, Bristol-Myers said in a statement. Bristol-Myers shareholders will own 69 percent of the combined entity while…

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