Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71

Dax Cowart and his father, Ray, were ready to drive home on July 25, 1973, after inspecting some land that Ray had hoped to buy in East Texas, but their car would not start. Dax tried the ignition again, and again, hoping to coax the engine to life. His father got out and opened the…

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What to know about ulcerative colitis and pregnancy

Women with ulcerative colitis may have concerns about the course of this disease during pregnancy. However, the condition does not necessarily affect the chances of becoming pregnant, and women with ulcerative colitis can have a healthy pregnancy and a safe delivery. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that occurs when…

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Modern Love Podcast: Lake Bell Reads ‘The Wisdom of the Moving Man’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Unlike her boyfriend, Emily Raboteau’s moving man promised that he would treat her, and her stuff, with respect. On this week’s Modern Love podcast, Lake Bell reads Ms. Raboteau’s essay, “The Wisdom of the Moving Man.”…

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How Tiger Woods Won the Back Surgery Lottery

Few would have predicted that Tiger Woods would be playing in the P.G.A. Championship this week. He had three failed back surgeries, starting in 2014. He had taken opioids. His astonishing career seemed over. Then he had one more operation, a spinal fusion, the most complex of all, in 2017. And last month he won…

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18 Women on Their Go-To Work Outfits During the Summer

Roopal Patel, SVP, Fashion Director at Saks Fifth Avenue «This summer is all about experimentation, creating untold options for office-appropriate fashions. My personal go-to is a great blouse and skirt combo. I gravitate towards classic stripes which come in all sorts of iterations, and take inspiration from suiting. In particular I love a crisp poplin,…

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The Met Will Turn Down Sackler Money Amid Fury Over the Opioid Crisis

The Metropolitan Museum of Art said on Wednesday that it would stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackler family linked to OxyContin, severing ties between one of the world’s most prestigious museums and one of its most prolific philanthropic dynasties. The decision was months in the making, and followed steps by other museums, including…

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