Take Two Bike Rides and Call Me in the Morning: Cycling as Doctor’s Orders

LONDON — A new program in Wales will allow family doctors to offer patients an unusual prescription for better health: bicycles. The pilot program, the first such initiative in Britain, according to the health board that is leading it, reflects an effort by medical professionals around the world to give patients alternatives to drugs, in…

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City Kitchen: A Better Way to Artichokes

An artichoke is not a vegetable. It is a flower, or it would be, if it were allowed to bloom. At the stage we eat it, before the bright purple blossom emerges, the artichoke is actually a fat, succulent bud. There are many types, some the size of an egg and others as big as…

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Sex Toy Award Is Restored by Trade Show After an Outcry Over Sexism

The country’s largest consumer electronics convention has restored an award that it had promised to give — but then rescinded — to a high-tech sex toy for women and gender-nonconforming people. The convention, CES, is held each January in Las Vegas to great anticipation. An appearance — and certainly, an award — at the show…

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Ariana Grande’s Ponytail Is the New Face of Givenchy

When Givenchy first posted this cryptic Instagram to its account on Thursday, everyone knew what was coming: The Instagram featured a video of a silhouette of a woman flipping her ponytail with a caption that read, «CAPTION THIS. THE NEW FACE OF GIVENCHY, REVEALED TOMORROW. #GIVENCHYFAMILY» And since we all only know one world-renowned pop…

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A Good Appetite: A Ground Turkey Dish Worth Getting Excited Over

I used to have a hard time getting excited about ground turkey. In my mind, it was a more healthful but less flavorful substitute for ground pork — a compromise, not a craving. Then this dish came along and proved me wrong. When I first started making this stir-fry, I used ground pork as the…

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In her words: The Race to Limit Abortion Access

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. This year, with the future of Roe v. Wade newly in question after the appointment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, a rash of abortion-related…

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Rihanna Confirms Launch of Luxury Fenty Fashion Brand For Spring 2019

ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULATGetty Images On Monday, Rihanna made the unusual decision to skip the Met Ball, an event that she regularly dominates. On Friday, it was confirmed that she would be creating an original fashion line for LVMH under the Fenty name. The first collection is set to be released for spring 2019–in other words, any…

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Up Next: Sage Adams, a Creative Force Behind SZA

Name: Sage Adams Age: 22 Hometown: Brooklyn Now Lives: In a five-bedroom house in Hidden Hills, Calif., with two roommates. Claim to Fame: Mx. Adams, who identifies as gender nonconforming, is an artist who works as the creative director for SZA, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter. “A lot of my work is trying to figure out how…

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Rihanna, Breaking New Ground, Joins With LVMH for Fashion Brand

Image Rihanna at her Savage x Fenty show in New York in 2018.CreditNina Westervelt for The New York Times Get ready for the second coming of Fenty. On Friday, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury group, officially confirmed not only that the fashion line created by Rihanna was becoming part of its…

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