The Medical Tech that Helps You When Your Doctor Can’t

You (or your employer) pay for health insurance every month. In exchange, you assume that if you have any health-related needs, they’ll be covered. Yet there are gaps in the system that your provider may not want to pay for. Now, a wave of medical start-ups want to fill in those gaps. As Silicon Valley…

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Medical News Today: What causes post-cesarean wound infections?

A post-cesarean wound infection can occur when bacteria get into the incision wound. Doctors can treat surgical wound infections with medications and proper wound care. An estimated 3–15 percent of woman develop an infection in their cesarean incision wounds. This article looks at the causes and types of wound infections after a cesarean, risk factors,…

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Trilobites: Sleepless Flies Lived Long Lives. Why Not Us?

Sleep — that absurd, amazing habit of losing consciousness for hours on end — is so universal across the animal kingdom that we usually assume it is essential to survival. Now, however, scientists who repeatedly disturbed the sleep of more than a thousand fruit flies are reporting that less slumber may be necessary for sustaining…

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How do baby flutters feel?

One of the most exciting moments of pregnancy for many women is feeling the baby move for the first time. Often, it can be difficult for a woman to distinguish these first movements from other sensations, such as indigestion or gas. However, when a woman is certain that she is feeling the fetus move, she…

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Uptown, Sackler Protests. Downtown, a Sackler Fashion Line.

Looks from the LBV Care of Joss Sackler line.CreditNick Ferrari Photography CreditNick Ferrari Photography Last week, at the tail end of New York Fashion Week, in a private suite at the Soho Grand Hotel, models with Day-Glo yellow eyelashes and matching parkas dotted the room. They held handbags with the initials LBV molded in gold,…

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Karl Lagerfeld Lived With No Regrets

Getty ImagesJohn van Hasselt — Corbis Karl Lagerfeld, the prodigious designer behind Chanel and Fendi, opens up about whose body he’d like to have, his greatest indulgence, what he really thinks about fashion, and much more. Other than yourself, who is your favorite designer? Difficult to give just one name. Miuccia, Nicolas, Stefano, Riccardo, Alber,…

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Work Friend: Everything Is Temporary

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Hi. My name is Katy, and I am your new Work Friend. When I tried out for this position last fall, I thought that I was applying for…

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The Revelations of Grace Wales Bonner

Image Wales Bonner, fall 2019CreditTom Jamieson for The New York Times LONDON — On the outside of the envelope that contained the invitation to Grace Wales Bonner’s fall show were stamped a few lines by the American writer Ishmael Reed: “I had no systematic way of learning but proceeded like a quilt maker, a patch…

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