The Boxing Champion Who Battles O.C.D.

Virginia Fuchs announced herself to the boxing world at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials, where she twice upset Marlen Esparza, a world champion. In 2017, Fuchs went 18-0. In 2018, she claimed a bronze medal at the world championships by attacking her flyweight opponents, on average, every four seconds during nine minutes of boxing.…

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Is It Time for a Sleep Divorce?

Maybe Lucy and Ricky Ricardo (and the censors) had it right all along: Sleep in your own bed. While most couples consider sharing a bed to be an expression of intimacy and togetherness, research show there may be grounds for sleeping separately — like the bedroom scenes in the 1950s TV show “I Love Lucy,”…

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Hunting for the Real Pasta all’Amatriciana

Friends in Rome had warned me: no one should eat pasta all’amatriciana nonstop for a week. The sauce — a glutton’s glorious punishment of pork, pecorino and tomatoes — produces one of the most satisfying dishes on the Roman table. But what’s the best way to make it? I planned to eat my way all…

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Change Your Perspective to Change Your Life

Several years ago I found myself lost one night near Big Sur, Calif. Fog encircled me, erasing the full moon that would have helped me find the path to my friend’s house. I stopped and waited, anxiety building, when suddenly I took several steps into a gap in the fog. The moon, uncovered again, revealed…

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Morning Exercise May Offer the Most Weight Loss Benefits

People who exercise in the morning seem to lose more weight than people completing the same workouts later in the day, according to a new study of workouts and waistlines. The findings help shed light on the vexing issue of why some people shed considerable weight with exercise and others almost none, and the study…

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All of Those Products Are Making Your Skin Worse

When customers message Nicolas Travis, the founder of the skin-care brand Allies of Skin, with questions about their sensitive skin, he asks them what other products they’re using. Ninety-nine percent of the time, he said, it’s something with drying alcohol or harsh essential oils. “I have to tell them, ‘You’ve just spent years of using…

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Democratic Debate Turns Ferocious Over Health Care

WASHINGTON — It took only one question — the very first — in Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate to make it clear that the issue that united the party in last year’s congressional elections in many ways now divides it. When Jake Tapper of CNN asked Senator Bernie Sanders whether his Medicare for All…

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Medical News Today: 10 healthful turmeric recipes for arthritis

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15 Monthly Subscription Boxes That Take the Effort Out of Holiday Shopping

Courtesy Be smart this holiday season and give the gift that keeps on giving, literally. A monthly subscription will continue to surprise your lucky giftee with thoughtfully curated boxes (and zero effort on your part.) What’s not to love? We rounded up the top picks of the year, including the OG beauty box, an Amazon…

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They’re Mad as Hell

Among older women, anger is trending. In the time of #MeToo, their indignation is long overdue. Image Toni TunneyCreditCeleste Sloman for The New York Times Photographs by Celeste Sloman Jul 30, 2019 Toni Tunney had been at her job at a small employment agency for no more than a week, cold-calling prospective clients, when, as…

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