Professional Hair Removal Catches On With the Preteen Set

Dr. Roopa Kohli-Seth, a surgeon who lives on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, noticed that something was off at one of her 12-year-old daughter’s swim meets last year: She wasn’t lifting her arms out of the water. “A boy on her swim team had meanly told her that she shouldn’t swim so hard and…

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What I Love: A Cliché Harlan Coben Couldn’t Resist

The house did not immediately grab Harlan Coben by the lapels. It was, to tick off the liabilities, situated on one of the main drags in Ridgewood, N.J. Locally, it was a well-known pile of Second Empire gingerbread, with pink trim and a mansard roof. People would drive by and gawk. Sometimes, they would park…

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Well : Broken-Heart Syndrome Is Not All in the Head

Poets and politicians have long known that hearts and minds are linked. Now neuroscientists and cardiologists have shown again, in a study published this month in The European Heart Journal, that the connection is more than metaphorical. It turns out that those afflicted by a rare, serious condition known as “broken-heart syndrome” have brains that…

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Travel Tips: 4 Tips to Fly a Budget Airline Without Hassle

I’m a recent convert to budget airlines, even though I may have once thrown a tantrum at the Ryanair check-in counter when they charged me 40 euros for forgetting to print out my boarding pass. Frequent fliers may turn up their noses when they hear I’ve traded miles toward Delta Platinum status to fly airlines…

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The Right Way to Follow Your Passion

Passion can be an energizing, fulfilling force, the stuff upon which businesses are built, works of art are created and Olympic medals are won. However, if you’re not careful, passion can become an equally destructive curse, leading to suffering and distress. Understanding how this happens — and how you can prevent it — is integral…

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Mark Bittman Is Starting a Food Magazine at Medium

Mark Bittman wants you to know he’s not dead. Since his departure from The New York Times in 2015 to join a food start up, Mr. Bittman has had the unsettling feeling that people think he’s six feet under. “It was like I kind of fell off the map,” Mr. Bittman said. But the 69-year-old…

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Medical News Today: Causes of nausea and loss of appetite

There is an association between nausea and a lack of appetite. Nausea can often lead to a lack of appetite, and a person may feel nauseated if they have not eaten enough. These two symptoms can relate to a range of conditions. Although some of these conditions require medical attention, it is possible to treat…

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New model IDs primate species with potential to spread Zika in the Americas

IMAGE: White-faced capuchin (Cebus capucinus) were among the primate species with Zika risk scores over 90%. They are well adapted to living among people. view more  Credit: Carol Blyberg (Millbrook, NY) In the Americas, primate species likely to harbor Zika — and potentially transmit the virus — are common, abundant, and often live near people. So…

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Hot topics at Experimental Biology in Orlando, April 6-9

Want to find out how scientists are applying CRISPR gene-editing technology, learn about today’s most promising avenues for fighting chronic diseases or explore how scientists are grappling with inequities in research? The Experimental Biology (EB) 2019 meeting is your source for the latest research and discussion on today’s hot topics in science and medicine. EB…

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