You Asked: Are Reusable Feminine Cloths Safe?

Are there any health risks associated with reusable-cloth menstrual pads? I recently read an article about cups, tampons and sponges, but was disappointed that the article didn’t touch on cloth pads. I currently use them but haven’t found much information on them from health professionals. — asked by Marie Short take Reusable menstrual pads are…

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New York Confronts Its Worst Measles Outbreak in Decades

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Through the fall, traveler after traveler arrived in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities of New York from areas of Israel and Europe where measles was spreading. They then spent time in homes, schools and shops in communities where too many…

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A Beloved Provence-Based Wicker Workshop Comes to Paris

In 2016, Atelier Vime, a Provence-based antiques dealer and wicker workshop, was established in an old hôtel particulier in the village of Vallabrègues, France. Though it’s far from any passing foot traffic, within a matter of months the brand’s wicker and rattan furniture had caught the attention of interior designers, including Pierre Yovanovitch, Charles Zana…

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Stocking Up at an Airline’s Garage Sale

Image Bill McDaniel, an aviation enthusiast, with two items he bought at the Delta surplus sale.CreditJohnathon Kelso for The New York Times They come in search of economy-class seats, bottles of cocktail syrup, silverware, slippers and casserole dishes bearing the distinctive triangle-like shape of the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet, the inspiration behind the…

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Rihanna Is Launching a Luxury Fashion House

Splash NewsSplashNews.com Earlier this week, Rihanna sent the Navy into a tizzy when she stepped out in New York City in a pair of oversized statement sunglasses that had «Fenty» inscribed on the sides. She wore the mysterious Fenty shades again during another outing in New York City. Is she dropping a standalone sunglasses collection…

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Medical News Today: Could bone broth boost heart health?

Recently, bone broth has enjoyed a boost in popularity. To add to its new-found fame, a recent study concludes that it could have benefits for heart health, too. Bone broth may be fashionable, but is it good for your heart? Bone broth is a soup containing brewed bones and connective tissue. Slowly cooking the bones…

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Doctors: A ‘Sentimental Journey’ in the Cancer Clinic

I first met my patient, a man in his late 80s, in 2012, when he had been living with myelodysplastic syndromes, a form of bone marrow cancer, for five years — longer than the average survival for those diagnosed with the condition. He was a former high school math teacher who was unerringly precise about…

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Meanwhile: Meet the People Who Seek Out Radon Water (and Then Take a Big Gulp)

Image Wendy MacNaughton is a graphic journalist based in San Francisco. You can find her via website and Instagram. More ‘Meanwhile’ Wendy MacNaughton’s illustrated column about the big implications of seemingly small things. What Goes Into a $4,500 Pair of Handmade Boots? They take months or even years to create. ‘I don’t even measure. I…

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Bites: At Hidden Fish in San Diego, the Dance of the Omakase

Deep in the blue-collar San Diego neighborhood of Kearny Mesa, wedged between auto dealerships and neon-lit fast-food chains, the chef John Hong is performing nightly timed shows of the Japanese ritual omakase. This isn’t a theater. It’s the restaurant Hidden Fish, a Lilliputian space of only 13 seats wrapped around an L-shaped bar. But you…

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