No More Brace Face? Teens Increasingly Use Clear Aligners

When Carly Feinstein was in ninth grade, her dentist sent her to an orthodontist. “I cried for three hours when I heard I had to get braces,” said Carly, now 16, who lives in New York City. “I worried about how I would look. It would have been so embarrassing.” But like an increasing number…

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ScienceTake: Watch Scientists Brew Their Own Lava

When lava meets water, the results are often explosive. Last year, lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano flowed into the ocean, creating bombs of molten rock that were flung into the sky and then smashed into a nearby tourist boat, injuring 23 people. In 2010, a glacier-covered volcano in Iceland called Eyjafjallajökull erupted and spewed a…

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Medical News Today: Orgasmic dysfunction: Everything you need to know

Orgasmic dysfunction is when a person has trouble reaching an orgasm despite sexual arousal and stimulation. In this article, learn about the causes and symptoms of orgasmic dysfunction and how to treat it. What is orgasmic dysfunction? Orgasmic dysfunction can affect men and women of any age. Orgasmic dysfunction is the medical term for difficulty…

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At Hotels, Space That’s Like the Office, ‘but Cooler’

Hotels have already turned their lobbies into spaces where guests can socialize or work. Now, some properties are going one step further to cater to business travelers and professionals in general: They’ve set up WeWork-style co-working areas. Traditional hotel business centers these aren’t. Yes, they offer practical amenities like office supplies, printers and, of course,…

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Top Cancer Doctor, Forced Out Over Ties to Drug Makers, Joins Their Ranks

This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. Dr. José Baselga, who resigned his position as the top doctor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center after failing to disclose millions of dollars in payments from drug companies, is now going to work for one of them. AstraZeneca, the British-Swedish…

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No Regrets: Where Was Lady Gaga at the Golden Globes Parties?

They sought her here, they sought her there. They sought Lady Gaga everywhere. At the half-dozen parties held at the Beverly Hilton hotel following the Golden Globes on Sunday night, it seemed as though every celebrity was looking for the singer and nominated actress, if only to touch the hem of her enormous periwinkle gown.…

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What We Saw at London Fashion Week Men’s

Image Charles Jeffrey Loverboy, fall 2019.CreditTom Jamieson for The New York Times LONDON — The arrival of the new year has done little to quell the nerves about a London in flux. The economic and political future of Britain remains uncertain, and the battle over how the country should leave the European Union continues to…

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Global Health: A Virus Even More Dangerous Than Zika to Pregnant Woman

The mosquito-borne virus that causes Rift Valley fever may severely injure human fetuses if contracted by mothers during pregnancy, according to new research. In a study published last month in the journal Science Advances, researchers used infected rats and human fetal tissue to discover how the virus targets the placenta. Results showed that the virus…

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The Perfect Crossbody Bag Exists, and It’s Only $98

As much as I want to be the type of person that experiments with a ladylike top handle by day or a sequined clutch the next, I’m lazy. I don’t want to switch handbags like underwear. I need the Keanu Reeves of bags: the one. A purse that can make the schlubbiest of outfits look…

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How We Pick the 52 Places

The 52 Places to Go list is one of Travel’s biggest efforts of the year, for which The Times enlists writers and photographers around the globe, as well as a cadre of editors, designers and interactive specialists who work to produce it. Until the list is published early on Wednesday morning, I can’t reveal what…

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