A Guide Dog for Nightmares

When Grace French got her new puppy, Bentley, she began training him right away, but not the usual tricks. “I wanted to teach him to wake me up from nightmares,” she said. At the center of her troubled dreams was the Olympic doctor Lawrence G. Nassar, one of the most notorious sexual predators of our…

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Depression May Elevate Dementia Risk

People with depression are at increased risk for dementia, researchers report, and the risk may persist for decades. Using the Swedish National Patient Register, scientists identified 119,386 people over 50 with depression and matched them with an equal number of people without that diagnosis. Depression developed in 5.7 percent of those with depression, compared to…

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This Sounds Like the Worst Business Trip Ever

I am one of very few women who work at a company in a male-dominated industry. We have a client meeting scheduled that requires an overnight stay in a hotel. The company decided attendees would share hotel rooms. The owner asked if I would be willing to share a room with a male co-worker. The…

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We’re All in the Bathroom Filming Ourselves

Open up TikTok and there’s a good chance you’ll be confronted by a teenager in the bathroom. Most home bathrooms are well lit and have nice, bright acoustics. Unlike the kitchen, living room or even bedroom, bathrooms are private spaces, where parents and siblings are trained to not barge in. It’s almost inevitable that they…

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How China’s Coronavirus Outbreak Could Threaten the Global Economy

HONG KONG — The outbreak of a deadly disease in China has cast a pall over growth prospects for the world’s second largest economy, raising fears about the global outlook if the mysterious coronavirus spreads or worsens. Financial markets across Asia fell on Thursday, led by sharp drop in stocks in China, as investors pondered…

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The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week

Welcome to the T List, a newsletter from the editors of T Magazine. Each week, we’re sharing things we’re eating, wearing, listening to or coveting now. Sign up here to find us in your inbox every Wednesday. You can always reach us at tlist@nytimes.com. Visit This A Colorful Retreat Where Everything Is for Sale ImageCredit…Claire…

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Wuhan Beyond the Coronavirus: Steel, Cars and Spicy Noodles

If Wuhan could be compared to an American city, it might be Pittsburgh — a much bigger, much hotter Pittsburgh. Wuhan, an industrial city in central China, straddles a river, the Yangtze. It is home to a troubled and declining steel industry. It is a university town filled with college students. The comparisons don’t go…

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Gaultier’s Great Goodbye

PARIS — Jean Paul Gaultier, the French designer who put Madonna in a bullet-bra and men in skirts, scandalized the couture establishment by hosting the TV show “Eurotrash” and never forgot his sense of humor, yet could cut a tuxedo with such panache he was regarded as an heir to Yves Saint Laurent, said goodbye…

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It’s Not You, It’s Your Wedding

Everyone’s a critic, even when it comes to your wedding. Especially when it comes to your wedding. Maybe the groom chomped Bubble Yum as he recited his vows. Or the bridesmaids’ flowers were shaped like baby Yoda. Or the minister yelled at photographers just for doing their job. Whatever the blunder, on the Reddit thread…

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Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that…

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