Arsenic in Bottled Water Prompts a Product Removal: How Much Is Safe?

Keurig Dr Pepper said it was withdrawing its Peñafiel brand unflavored mineral spring water products after reports that they contained high levels of arsenic. The announcement, which was made on Friday, came three days after the Center for Environmental Health notified the company that tests showed the amount of arsenic in the water exceeded the…

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A Guide to the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Getty Images Whether you’re into the drama of an oversize shape, love the nostalgia of micro-mini frames, or can’t quit the classics (cat eyes and aviators), there will always be certain sunglasses that flatter your face shape best. Does that mean it’s the end all, be all of frame shopping? Heck no! But if you’re…

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Why Transparency on Medical Prices Could Actually Make Them Go Higher

Image What does ready-mix concrete have to do with health care? Good question. But the comparison keeps coming up.  CreditDaniel Becerril/Reuters It makes intuitive sense — publish prices negotiated within the health care industry, and consumers will benefit. That’s the argument behind the executive order issued Monday by President Donald Trump that is intended to give…

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A Boy Who Had Spinal Surgery in the Womb Stands on His Own Two Feet

ALPINE, Calif. — Charley Royer, 17 months old, has such a swift, strong kick that putting a pair of pants on him can turn into a wrestling match. His mother doesn’t mind. Far from it. “Things that might annoy other parents, I’m so thankful for,” Lexi Royer said. This child, who crawls around the house…

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Supreme Court to Hear Insurers’ Suit on Obamacare

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether the federal government was entitled to break a promise to shield insurance companies from some of the risks they took in participating in the exchanges established by President Barack Obama’s health care law, the Affordable Care Act. In their brief seeking Supreme Court review,…

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Prada’s Iconic Nylon Bags Are Getting a Sustainable Makeover

Vanni BassettiGetty Images Prada’s signature Nylon bag is going green. Today, the luxury brand announced its newest push towards sustainability called Re-Nylon, a new collection of the house’s nylon bag made entirely of recycled material. The Re-Nylon collection will feature six classic bags—including the belt bag, shoulder bag, and two backpacks—created with recycled nylon made…

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Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them

Twenty years ago, thousands of Africans died of AIDS each day as pharmaceutical companies looked on, murmuring sympathy but claiming that they could not afford to cut the prices of their $15,000-a-year H.I.V. drugs. It’s hard to imagine such a nightmare unfolding today. Vast changes have swept the drug industry over the last two decades.…

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A Huge Christian Louboutin Exhibition Is Opening in Paris Next Year

Christian VierigGetty Images In February of next year, a landmark exhibition of Christian Louboutin’s designs will open at Paris’s Palais de la Porte Dorée—and for fashion historians and red sole-devotees alike, the retrospective should be a must-see. The show will display a selection of designs from Louboutin’s oeuvre, which by his own estimate comprises over…

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All the Best Looks from the 2019 BET Awards

The biggest and brightest stars in music, fashion, television, and sports landed in Hollywood last night for the 19th annual BET Awards. With summer in full swing, the 2019 BET Awards red carpet was awash with striking colors and prints, from Ella Mai’s neon green suit to Ciara’s fire red mini dress. Ahead, all of…

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Yewande Komolafe’s 10 Essential Nigerian Recipes

There is a saying in Yoruba, one of the languages spoken by the people of southwestern Nigeria, that translates as “The soul that does not eat pepper is a dead soul.” The saying refers not to just one single element, but to the variety of ingredients in Nigerian cuisine that add heat to a dish:…

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