domains: Super-Sorter Marie Kondo Now Has a Reality Show

Image At the Akiyamas, Marie Kondo dispenses benedictions, not judgments. Can you treat your belongings with respect? Can you be mindful of each other’s weird objects and habits? CreditDenise Crew/Netflix Entropy, that unpleasant byproduct of consumerism, has been a subject of reality TV almost since that genre’s genesis. From “Clean House” to “Hoarders: Buried Alive,”…

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E: Excess Weight Contributes to More Than 7 Percent of Cancers

Image More than 7 percent of cancer cases in the United States are attributable to excess body weight, a new study reports. Previous studies have established an association between body fat and at least a dozen cancers, with the highest risks for liver, uterine and esophageal cancers. The new report, in JAMA Oncology, found that…

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Things That Rich People Enjoy: This Is Probably the Best Bath in New York City

There are many, many reasons to take up residence in New York City, but the quality of apartment fixtures does not usually register within the top 5,000. If you are a person who decided to relocate in order to experience the city’s constellation of Michelin-starred restaurants or fabulous, award-winning tap water, the odds are high…

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Does a missed period and gassy stomach mean I am pregnant?

A missed period is when menstruation does not occur or does not follow its usual pattern. A gassy stomach may occur at any time. However, when gas or pressure appears in the abdomen at the same time as experiencing a late or missed period, many people think they may be pregnant. It is normal to…

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Smoking weed while pregnant: Is it safe?

Some pregnant women use marijuana, and researchers are still unsure how the drug can affect a fetus. As a result, most medical experts recommend refraining from smoking weed during pregnancy. Marijuana is the illicit drug women most commonly take during pregnancy, and use is increasing in certain areas. As drug laws are relaxing in some…

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Critical Shopper: How to Think About Curiously Unfashionable Footwear

Image CreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times People who buy shoes for comfort are cops. There is really no other explanation. A sparkling, sublime footwear choice is the most expedient way to demonstrate taste. It achieves more per square inch than any shirt could. Whatever you may have to trade in exchange for a…

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Cholesterol May Be Higher After the Holidays

Image The holiday season may confer an unwanted gift: higher cholesterol. Danish researchers studied 25,764 people in Copenhagen whose average age was 59. All had blood drawn regularly to test lipid levels. None were on cholesterol-lowering medicines. Average total cholesterol in the group over the whole year was 205, just over the recommended guideline of…

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Behavior Patterns to Get Rid of

Do not think that adult life is an excuse to give up what makes you happy. As long as the roller coaster in the amusement park survives your weight, fun should go on. Nevertheless, there are habits that make us unhappy. And you, like any mature and self-sufficient woman, have to get rid of them.…

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