Medical News Today: Why does my stool smell foul?

Foul-smelling stool has a particularly bad odor. Often, this is due to the foods that people eat. In some cases, however, foul-smelling stool can indicate an underlying medical condition. This article outlines eight causes of foul-smelling stool, along with information on diagnosis, treatments, and when to see a doctor. 1. Antibiotics and infection In some…

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Getting on a Plane for the Royal Baby

For most people traveling to London, the list of things to do and places to see is long and exhaustive, with stops, perhaps, at the London Eye, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. But Paris Schmidtke isn’t like most people. Her list consists of one thing: See Meghan Markle, and ideally her…

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You Asked: Period. Stop.

Could you address the misconception that a period is necessary for good health? — There’s NO 👏Perfect👏 Candidate (@petitpolatouche) October 25, 2018 Short Take A period itself is not a requirement for good health, but sometimes not getting your period can be a sign of a medical condition that needs investigation and possibly treatment. [Have…

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My Friend, Karl Lagerfeld

I first met Karl in the late ’90s. It was a warm July night in Paris during Couture Week, one of those romantic evenings where you look back and think, That was so memorable and magical. It was Paris at the height of Paris couture. He wanted to invite some “cool younger people” to a…

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Eat Less Meat, Live Longer?

A meat-rich diet could increase the risk for early death, new research suggests. Finnish scientists gathered dietary and health data on 2,641 men ages 42 to 60, following them for an average of 22 years. Over the course of the study, 1,225 of them died. Compared with men who ate less than 2.6 ounces, or…

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Social Q’s: My Husband, the Hunter

I am probably being irrational, but I’d like your advice anyway. My husband is an avid hunter. He goes frequently with his brother during hunting season. He is also extremely responsible. He keeps his rifles locked, and the key to the gun cabinet is well hidden. But we have two small children, and I am…

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Wines of The Times: To Find the Best of Languedoc, Follow the Producer

The Languedoc region has regularly been described as the New World of France. It’s a sound analogy. For wine, the Old World is considered a place of intricate rules, intended to preserve traditional styles and combat fraudulent use of appellation names. But it can also be a place where rigid bureaucracies stifle all creativity. The…

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Rites of Passage: Excavating My Childhood Photos — and Myself

Two years ago, I spent Christmas with my family in North Carolina with a mission: to digitize a dozen or so of my favorite childhood photos. Looking through childhood photos is fun for some people. “Look back on old memories! Revel in the past!” But if you’re like most people, looking through childhood photos is…

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