Mind: What’s Life Like After Depression? Surprisingly, Little Is Known

Image CreditScott Menchin A generation ago, depression was viewed as an unwanted guest: a gloomy presence that might appear in the wake of a loss or a grave disappointment and was slow to find the door. The people it haunted could acknowledge the poor company — I’ve been a little depressed since my father died…

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The Pour: When to Open a Bottle: Aging Wine Without the Anxiety

Aging wine is an act of hope and optimism, laced with fear and dread. You dearly want to be rewarded by a bottle that matures from awkward, inarticulate youth to expressive beauty and, eventually, elegant complexity. The fear is of waiting not long enough or too long, of storing it wrong and, ultimately, of missing…

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New Ways to Style 4 Fall Classics

When autumn lovers explain why they love the season so much, they’ll mention an article of clothing, no fail. Whether it’s sweaters or jackets or layers of everything, the stuff we wear during fall has an appealing mix of nostalgia, practicality, and just-want-to-sit-by-the-fire coziness. And while there’s a definite measure of “If it ain’t broke,…

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A Roast Chicken With Fall Flavors

There are any number of ways to roast a chicken, and most home cooks have their preferred method. But while ingredients and preparations can vary, one thing is constant: Roasting a chicken can turn a weeknight dinner into a meal worthy of a celebration. As the weather turns brisk, the days shorten and we spend…

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Capturing the Sea in a Pasta Bowl

I find the combination of pasta and seafood so irresistible that I spend way more time than can possibly be good for me — or that I can justify as professionally enriching — gazing at screens showing creamy linguine with mussels and scallops, or spaghetti with shrimp in one tomatoey sauce or another. Just try…

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Christina Wallace, Chas Carey

Christina Marie Wallace and Charles E. Carey Jr. were married Oct. 19 on Pebble Beach at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Margaret Eby, a friend of the couple who is an ordained reverend in the Church of the Latter-Day Dude, officiated. The bride, 34, is the vice president for business development and marketing at Bionic, a New…

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Is hair loss a side effect of metformin?

Metformin is a prescription medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome. Some people are worried that this drug may cause hair loss, but there is little evidence to validate this concern. Doctors typically prescribe metformin as a first-line treatment for people with type 2 diabetes. Along with diet and exercise,…

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Medical News Today: What is turf toe and how do you treat it?

Turf toe refers to an injury that affects the ligaments around a person’s big toe. It is a common sports injury, particularly among American football and soccer players who play on artificial turf. Pushing forcefully off the big toe, as players do when they begin to run or jump, puts repeated stress on the joints…

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Paris on Foot: 35 Miles, 6 Days and One Blistered Toe

Not long ago, I spent a week walking around Paris. Before you yawn jadedly, let me clarify: I walked all the way around Paris. I began each day by donning a pair of beat-up Sauconys, consuming a prodigious breakfast at my hotel near the Porte Dorée, tucking a notebook and pen into my pocket, and…

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These White Boots Make Me Feel Like a Powerful Witch

I once watched a TED Talk about power posing. (Which people now say is bogus, but whatever.) I can understand how standing with your hands on your hips or taking up a lot of space might help you feel more Rihanna-esque, but if I want to feel like a powerful goddess, I just think about…

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