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Why Lifesaving Drugs May Be Missing on Your Next Flight

The flight was cruising over the Atlantic, bound for Tel Aviv, when Dr. Mikhail Varshavski heard the question over the intercom: “Is there a medical professional on board?” A young man seated a few rows behind the doctor was suffering a life-threatening allergic reaction. Dr. Varshavski located a vial of epinephrine in the plane’s emergency…

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How does an IUD affect periods?

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In the Pancreas, Common Fungi May Drive Cancer

By now, you’ve probably heard that your body is teeming with bacteria. Some 100 trillion of them live on your skin, in your mouth and in the coils of your intestines. Some protect against infections and help you digest food, while others can make you seriously ill. Fungi, viruses and protozoa call your body their…

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Influencers Face Criticism for Saudi Arabia Travel #Ads

A handful of popular Instagram influencers are facing backlash online after taking part in a sponsored ad campaign for Saudi Arabia. The kingdom’s tourism board and a program called Gateway KSA have given supervised trips to popular travel bloggers as the country prepares to expand its visa program. Saudi Arabia announced on Friday that it…

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The Eve Babitz Revival

Eve Babitz doesn’t have a computer, and if you phone her, she is likely to hang up on you. Since the afternoon nearly two decades ago when she dropped a lighted match on her lap while driving home from lunch in her ’68 VW Bug, she has kept mostly to herself, holed up in her…

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36 Hours in Boone, N.C. (and Environs)

Asheville, N. C. — with its lively arts district, locavore food movement and over-the-top, Gilded Age mansion — attracts hordes of leaf peepers as soon as the temperatures start to drop. But a two-hour drive up the spine of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the less-visited Boone, a gem of a college town in the heart…

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My Teen Lied to Me. Was I Right to Ground Him?

Our Adolescence columnist, the psychologist Lisa Damour, responds below to a question that was recently posted anonymously by a parent on the Facebook group of Grown & Flown, a site for parents of teenagers and young adults. The question is lightly edited and is being published with the consent of the person who posted it.…

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The Hippest Trip in New York? It’s Soul Train Utica. Hop On.

ImageKhalela Campbell, left, and Lakeshia Weatherspoon were two of the 250 Soul Train Utica passengers this year. “Soul Train,” the dance party that ran on television from 1971 to 2006, billed itself as the “hippest trip in America,” and on a good Saturday, it lived up to the billing. It changed the way America danced,…

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