Everything That Happened Day 3 of New York Fashion Week

Day Three of New York Fashion Week tests the phrase «too much of a good thing.» With more than 30 style events in just 12 hours, the runways risked becoming a beautiful blur—but a few standouts moments made their mark. (So did the triple espresso that finally kicked in at Tory Burch. Thank you, Think…

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Study confirms low fat diets benefit women’s health

New research spanning over almost 2 decades finds that a low fat diet benefits women’s health. A low fat diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables benefits women’s health in the long run, according to new research. Older studies in rats and mice have found that rodents on a high fat diet develop more…

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They May Not Golf, but They Like the Lifestyle

When buying golf homes, the wealthy often turn to Sotheby’s International Realty. The firm has nearly 7,000 property listings at any given time in more than 30 countries and territories. “Golf homes have consistently been one of our top-selling categories,” said Philip A. White Jr., the company’s president and an avid golfer. (Sotheby’s International Realty…

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Seeing What the Fighting Is All About on Alaska’s Coastal Plain

Up in the right-hand corner of Alaska, like something freezer-burned and half-remembered in the back of the national icebox, lies a place called the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is the largest wildlife sanctuary in the United States. It is the size of South Carolina. It is also home to the country’s second-largest wilderness…

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Shopping for Candle Lanterns

Candle lanterns add ambience to any space, indoors or out. But they are perhaps most magical used for alfresco dining at dusk. “They’re wonderful, because people can sit outside even if they don’t have outdoor lighting, and see each other while they have dinner or drinks,” said Janice Parker, a landscape architect in Greenwich, Conn.…

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Are You Being Kind to Your Butt?

Butt skin care is definitely a thing now. The same way facial beauty routines have expanded to include cleansers, toners, serums, creams and masks, beauty brands have started releasing products specially tailored to your booty. There are now sheet masks for your rear end, along with special moisturizers, exfoliating scrubs, serums, and oils. And if…

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Which Health Policies Actually Work? We Rarely Find Out

A few years ago, Oregon found itself in a position that you’d think would be more commonplace: It was able to evaluate the impact of a substantial, expensive health policy change. In a collaboration by the state and researchers, Medicaid coverage was randomly extended to some low-income adults and not to others, and researchers have…

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Walking on Eggshells in Medical Schools

I trained to be a doctor in the bad old days — not the worst old days, but the bad old days. Humiliation was part of the deal, sometimes deliberately inflicted by certain grandstanding, sadistic attending physicians, sometimes more casually, because everyone could see that you didn’t know something you should have known. Now we…

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The Challenge of Identifying Sjogren’s Syndrome

Angelica Divinagracia, a 54-year-old fitness instructor in Los Angeles, woke one morning with her tongue literally stuck to the roof of her mouth. Though she normally drank lots of water, especially after strenuous workouts with clients, she thought her chronically dry mouth was due to dehydration. That is, until an even more troublesome symptom —…

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