Wirecutter: Five Carry-On Essentials for Travelers Who Love to Pack Light

With baggage fees and flight delays on the rise, carry-on travel has become more survival tactic than lifestyle choice. Beyond saving money, flying with only a carry-on prevents bags from getting lost in handling, and gives you more flexibility in case of cancellation, as planes are frequently grounded by weather that poses no threat to…

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Medical News Today: How do our emotions affect our immune response?

New research uncovers fresh evidence to suggest that frequent exposure to negative emotions may have an important impact on the functioning of the immune system. Do you often feel sad or angry? This could affect how your body reacts, researchers warn. Many studies have shown that chronic exposure to stress, anxiety, and negative moods generally…

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F.D.A. Accuses Juul and Altria of Backing Off Plan to Stop Youth Vaping

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is accusing Juul and Altria of reneging on promises they made to the government to keep e-cigarettes away from minors. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency’s commissioner, is drafting letters to both companies that will criticize them for publicly pledging to remove nicotine flavor pods from store shelves, while…

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8 High-Waisted Leggings That Will Make You Feel Like a Fitfluencer

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Co-founded by Kate Hudson, Fabletics is the spot to find flirty, printed florals, laser-cut vents, and this subtly sexy lace-ups like this pair. Buy them in bulk, because you can shop two for $24. 

Bites: In Providence, R.I., Bustle Gives Way to Simple Pleasures

Image Blackback flounder brushed with carrot dashi, sesame and mirin.CreditJames Mark Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but its culinary scene is anything but small. From Cambodia to Cape Verde, Providence, R.I., restaurants span the globe in a big way. Big King is the latest restaurant in that city from James Mark, the chef-owner…

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Medical News Today: What to know about oxycodone

Oxycodone is a type of pain-relieving medication that doctors may prescribe to help people manage moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is an opiate (narcotic) analgesic. Opiate analgesics change how the brain and central nervous system respond to pain. These chemical changes stop a person from feeling pain in the same way as they did. This…

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One Photographer’s Delicious (and Technicolor) Homage to Apples

The photographer William Mullan estimates that his obsession with apples began when he was a high schooler in Esher, a small town outside of London. An Egremont apple caught his eye at the local Waitrose, a British chain of upscale grocery stores. “I was really curious as to why such a highly selective supermarket would…

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Hungry City: Thai That Takes a Cue From Its Brooklyn Neighbors

Wun maprao onn — or Coconut Delight, as the Bangkok-born Jess Calvo of Thai Farm Kitchen in Kensington, Brooklyn, calls it — is “the most difficult dessert to make,” he said. “First, you have to find the right young coconut.” This was a slightly easier task when he lived with ready access to coconut trees,…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Eat What You Crave!

Happy New Year! We are swan-diving into home-cooking season, one of the best times of year to just stay in. Somehow January has come to mean culinary austerity — it’s about what you can’t eat, rather than what you can — and I sort of hate that. There’s nothing really happening, and you also want…

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