Oribe Canales, Celebrity Hairdresser to Celebrities, Dies at 62

Oribe Canales, a celebrity hairdresser who worked, and palled around, with models like Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Linda Evangelista in the era of big hair and fat shoulder pads, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 62. Mr. Canales, who lived in Miami, suffered liver and kidney failure in a hospital after going to…

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Front Burner: A Starter Kit for Bread

The bakery Bien Cuit, with locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan, has assembled a make-your-own sourdough kit, good for yourself or for someone who is getting into bread baking. It contains a jar of the chef Zachary Golper’s own live starter, assorted tools for baking, a sack of organic whole wheat flour, a loaf of sourdough…

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Nebraska Petition Seeks Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure in 2020

As more and more surrounding states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, advocates in Nebraska say it’s time for their state to accept the reality and embrace the medicinal use of cannabis. And they want it written into the State Constitution. Two lawmakers started a petition drive last week hoping to build on legalization…

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6 Steps to Surviving Infidelity

Unfortunately or fortunately, living together does not always consist of joint visits to coffee houses, bouquets of roses, and romantic experiences. Sooner or later, we begin to live together. After a year, the passion goes away, and convenient habitual affection takes its place, life begins to get boring, and then it’s like a bolt from…

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How to Dazzle Like a French Pastry Chef

We are in a month of celebrations, which means that extra resources are channeled into the kitchen. Those of us who don’t normally spend time discussing recipes, menus and table settings are busy making sure that they don’t fail the good-host test. Cooking aficionados are also upping their games, hoping to prove that theirs is…

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Study Shows Big Rise in Teen Vaping This Year

A steep rise in nicotine vaping over the past year, accompanied by widespread minimizing of its potential harm, dominated the findings of a closely watched annual survey of American teenagers, released Monday. The vaping increase was so precipitous, researchers said, that it was the largest annual jump in the use of any substance, including marijuana,…

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Global Health: The World Needs a Urine Test for TB. But It’s Already Here.

For at least a decade, one of the most urgent needs in public health was a urine dipstick that could quickly diagnose tuberculosis in the most vulnerable population: those with advanced H.I.V. Now that test exists. It’s inexpensive and has been recommended by the World Health Organization since 2015. But it is hardly used in…

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Medical News Today: Breast infections: What to know

A breast infection occurs when bacteria invade the breast, resulting in inflammation. Inflammation of the breast is called mastitis. While many people associate this condition with breastfeeding, people who are not breastfeeding can also get breast infections. This article will explore breast infections in more detail, including their symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options. Symptoms…

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Front Burner: A Rich Stock for the Feast

As you start to count your seven fishes, here’s a holiday helper: Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Company is selling seafood stock for stews and soups. It’s made from green crabs, an invasive species that threatens New England’s shellfish. This aggressive European crab is not new to American waters, but warming seas have led to increased…

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