Medical News Today: Vitamins for constipation: Do they work?

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Increasing dietary fiber and taking over-the-counter (OTC) laxatives are conventional treatments for constipation, but some people also choose to take supplements. Constipation is a common medical problem. In the United States, people make 2.5 million visits…

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How Jell-O Molds Claimed Their Spot on the American Table

Here is the story of my first, traumatic encounter with a Jell-O mold. I ate Jell-O, of course — it was the first thing I learned to “cook,” in a dedicated set of Tupperware bowls. Its bright primary colors sparkled in glass coupes at every coffee shop in the city, and it had a taste…

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Like the Milkman, This Distiller Refills the Empties

The demand for a no-waste lifestyle has led a distiller, Jack Rabbit Hill Farm in Hotchkiss, Colo., to come up with a clever way to minimize trash. Not content with having the empties of its MEll vodka hauled away from the bars and restaurants, where most of it is sold, the company picks them up…

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Air Pollution May Damage the Brain

Long-term exposure to air pollution is associated with lower scores on tests of mental acuity, researchers have found. And one reason may be that air pollution causes changes in brain structure that resemble those of Alzheimer’s disease. The scientists studied 998 women ages 73 to 87 and free of dementia, periodically giving them tests of…

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I Only Want to Dress Like Bernie Sanders From Now On

Courtesy Wool Trousers Frankie Shop thefrankieshop.com $189.00 When you think of style icons, Bernie Sanders is probably low on your list. I’m not referencing campaign trail Bernie, with his hypebeast parka and sleek navy suit. I’m all about Bernie off-duty: the one who visits Ariana Grande concerts or walks around in stained button downs. His…

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Luxury Giant LVMH to Buy Tiffany for $16.2 Billion

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury goods company, said on Monday that it had reached an agreement to buy the jeweler Tiffany & Company in a $16.2 billion deal, the largest ever in the luxury sector. Th acquisition will give LVMH a bigger foothold in the United States, as well as help…

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Hut Skiing in the Dolomites: Storybook Scenery and Grappa Included

Every mountain is unique, sure. But, the rhythm of most ski resorts is predictable. So, when I heard about a “ski safari” in the Italian Alps, that involved crisscrossing the scenic towns and valleys of places like Cortina, Civetta, Val Gardena and Arabba, then sleeping at a different alpine inn each night (sadly, no tiger…

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Kristin Scott Thomas on Playing a Different Kind of Part

Last week, Kristin Scott Thomas, the British actress, found herself in an enormous meeting room in the bowels of the Louvre museum, rubbing shoulders with Marlène Schiappa, the French Minister for Equality; François-Henri Pinault, the C.E.O. of Kering; and Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris. Ms. Scott Thomas was presiding over the 14th global meeting…

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