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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Endometriosis and weight gain: What’s the link?

Endometriosis causes endometrial tissue, which usually lines the uterus, to develop outside of the uterus. It can cause chronic pain, heavy or irregular periods, and infertility. Some people also report weight gain and bloating. Little research has explored why endometriosis might cause weight gain. People with endometriosis who suspect that the condition is causing weight…

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Front Burner: These Spirits Are Just Dandy

Bespoke is a term used for custom-tailored clothing, and it describes some of the goods at the uptown New York boutique Harlem Haberdashery and its parent company, 5001 Flavors. Sharene and Guy Wood, who run the company with family members and other partners, have also used the term for their new line of spirits. HH…

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Front Burner: Subscription Salami. Charcuterie, Too.

I make my own choices, so I’m not a fan of the curated box of goods as something to give or to receive. But there are a few notable exceptions. Sausage assortments, for example, can provide tasty discoveries. Several boutique sausage makers offer subscriptions for monthly deliveries of their salami and other cured sausages. Peter…

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