UNC Children’s Hospital Suspends Most Complex Heart Surgeries

North Carolina Children’s Hospital announced it would suspend heart surgeries for the most complex cases, some of which had a mortality rate approaching 50 percent in recent years, pending investigations by state and federal regulators and a group of outside experts. In a statement on Monday, UNC Health Care, which runs the hospital and is…

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Gloria Vanderbilt, Jeans Queen

Gloria Vanderbilt, who died Monday at age 95, was many things in her long life: an artist, author, actress, socialite, designer, pawn, tragic story, triumphant survivor, eternal optimist, mother and wife (multiple times), but for many in the late 1970s and early 1980s, she was also the name that helped changed denim forever. “Gloria Vanderbilt”…

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Medical News Today: What to expect during a physical exam

A physical exam, or a physical, is a routine test wherein a healthcare professional inspects, feels, or listens to different parts a person’s body. Other names for a physical include a complete physical exam, a routine physical, and a checkup. A doctor or nurse may recommend a physical to: check for possible diseases or medical…

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Masala Mac and Cheese and More

Catering to brick-and-mortar store is a common trajectory for chefs, one that Shalini Vaswani followed this year. She grew up in Flushing, Queens, and now has a shop in Industry City, Brooklyn, where she sells her inventive Indian home cooking, mostly to take away. A best seller is gently spiced Masala mac and cheese. Other…

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Skal! Scandinavian Spirits From New York

For a Nordic take on summer drinks like the Southside, try aquavit. A pair of new aquavits from Svol reflect different Scandinavian styles: Danish and Swedish. Both have flavors driven by caraway, as is typical, but the Danish version is more powerfully spiced. Herbs, notably dill, are evident in the Swedish one, which also has…

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Spanish Produce at Hudson Yards

There are some treasures to gather at Frutas y Verduras, the fruit and vegetable stand at Little Spain, the Spanish food hall at Hudson Yards. You can find artichokes, asparagus and ruffled lettuces in lots of places, but here they’re shown alongside beautifully arrayed ribbony romano beans, eight inches long, to simmer until tender ($3…

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The Art of Food

Any survey of food as art has to feature Giuseppe Arcimboldo, the 16th-century Italian painter whose portraits are montages of food. There is a take-off on one, by the photographer Klaus Enrique, on the cover of this lovely volume, “A Feast for the Eyes.” The book is an alphabetical compendium, with entries showing and explaining…

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Everlane Is Bringing Back the Spaghetti Strap Tank Top

The Cotton Cami Everlane everlane.com $18.00 From mom jeans to butterfly hair clips, we’ve seen just about every fashion item from the ’90s re-infiltrate our 2019 wardrobe. And just in time for summer, we have another throwback style climbing the ranks: the spaghetti strap tank top. Versions of the trend have popped up at Gen…

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Packaged Sausages From Former White Gold Butchers

The butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest were thinking of creating a line of sausages, even before they left White Gold Butchers, the now-defunct Upper West Side market and restaurant owned by April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman. “We saw it as a way to widen our audience without the expense of overhead and labor,” Ms.…

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