Three Deep Red States Vote to Expand Medicaid

WASHINGTON — Voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah on Tuesday were on track to approve what their Republican-led legislatures repeatedly would not: free or low-cost health coverage for most poor adults through an expansion of their Medicaid programs. The three deep-red states are now poised to join 33 others that have already expanded Medicaid, an…

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Medical News Today: A natural pigment can help decrease cardiovascular risk

According to new evidence, anthocyanin — a pigment present in a variety of fruits and vegetables — could help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease when ingested in high quantities. A plant pigment may help keep cardiovascular problems at bay, find the authors of a recent systematic review. Cardiovascular diseases affect the well-being of many…

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Most Common Mistakes in a New Relationship

It’s not enough to find a good guy, you need to somehow carry the romance, respect, passion and other pleasant attributes of the candy-bouquet period into a serious relationship. The first stage is the easiest and the most important, because it sets the tone for your entire life together. We are talking about the basic…

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5 Places: Five Places to Go in Jerusalem

In the city center, just a 15-minute walk from the cobblestone alleys of the Old City of Jerusalem, trendy restaurants and boutiques — even coffee bars that double as late-night performance venues — have blossomed. Their youthful, often tattooed clientele offer a curious juxtaposition to the religious pilgrims roaming the Holy City. A growing tech…

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Frugal Traveler: How to Ski for Less This Winter

If I may borrow a phrase: Winter is coming. And with that comes holidays, family gatherings and vacation time. Ski vacations are certainly popular during the winter months, but they’re not always easy to plan. Furthermore, prepping for a ski getaway can vary wildly, depending on whether you’re a single professional or a couple with…

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Phys Ed: How Meditation Might Help Your Winter Workouts

For many of us, the shorter, chillier days of autumn can dampen our enthusiasm for exercise. But a new study suggests that some simple techniques might shore up our commitment to being physically active as the seasons change, and one of them, surprisingly, is to learn to meditate. Among exercise scientists and enthusiasts, November is…

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Eat: The Key to This Creamy, Thick Pesto? A Mortar and Pestle.

Throughout my time working in restaurants, I developed an illogical dread of some basic kitchen tasks. None of them — picking and chopping parsley, peeling and mincing garlic, browning pans of ground meat — were particularly difficult. But at the scale required in a professional kitchen, they felt Sisyphean. And even though it has been…

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Glossier Will See You Now

Image Glossier’s new flagship store at 123 Lafayette Street in New York. The clean, well-lighted place is glowing. Even from the sidewalk, even without windows you can see through. There it is on Lafayette Street, a salt lamp of retail real estate, a frosted beacon. There is a name-printed banner flying above, but if you…

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What Gives the Logo Its Legs

Image Celebrating Fendi mania at the Fendi store on Madison Avenue.CreditAmy Lombard for The New York Times At a party last month, Gabriela Silvarolli embraced the full Fendi. Ms. Silvarolli, a stylist and designer, was swathed from her chin to her calves in the company’s signature double FF logo. Her turnout was excessive, she knew.…

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