The Pour: The Supreme Court May Change the Way You Buy Wine

With just a few clicks on my computer or phone, I can order a rare book from San Francisco, a country ham from Kentucky or a dazzling box of chocolates from Vermont. I can track the shipments to the door of my New York apartment building, where I will receive them, marveling at our effortless…

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Uptick: Is the Kratom Nature’s Answer to Opioids?

The hype: Kratom, an ancient medicinal leaf from Southeast Asia, is the most recent cure-all to rise from the wellness fringes, particularly among those who frequent head shops for the latest medical breakthroughs. It’s kind of like herbal Valium. Or maybe herbal Tylenol. Elevator pitch: Kratom leaf, which is related to the coffee family, is…

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Modern Kitchen Style: More Comfortable, More Inclusive

The pastry chef Natasha Pickowicz’s uniforms used to be a daily struggle. She found that they were always too big for her; hulking jackets and oversize pants were the norm in many restaurants. “Unisex sizing is a joke,” Ms. Pickowicz said. “All of those clothes are tailored to fit men.” Not only did the clothes…

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J. Crew Is Partnering With Habitat for Humanity to Help You Recycle Your Denim

If you’re like everyone else on the internet who binge-watched Marie Kondo’s Netflix series Tidy Up, you’ve likely experienced a sudden urge to purge, leading you to declutter and/or totally cleanse your space, especially your closet. Well, thanks to an new initiative launched by J. Crew this week, you’ll have a place to recycle those…

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On Instagram, Who’s Who When It Comes to Followers

FLORENCE, Italy — Who do the people other people follow, follow? That was the question put to a few of those influencers during the 35th edition of the giant men’s wear trade show Pitti Uomo, which drew 1,230 brands and nearly 25,000 visitors here over four days this week. Depending on your perspective, Instagram is…

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You Asked: When to Start With a Gynecologist?

At what age do you recommend girls start seeing an OB/GYN if they are not sexually active and have no plans to be in the near future? My daughter has a great relationship with her pediatrician, if that makes a difference. — M.M., Northeast Short take Cervical cancer screening starts at age 21, whether the…

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Medical News Today: Raising histamine levels boosts long-term memory

According to a fascinating new study, taking a drug that increases histamine levels in the brain could improve performance in long-term memory tests. Histamine granules within a mast cell. Histamine carries out multiple roles in the body. Perhaps most famous for its role in the immune system, histamine also helps regulate gut function and acts…

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¿Qué significan los diferentes tipos de secreción vaginal?

La secreción vaginal es un líquido que contiene una mezcla de secreciones vaginales y moco cervical. La cantidad de secreción vaginal producida varía de una mujer a otra, pero suele ser normal y saludable. El embarazo, el cambio de hormonas o la presencia de una infección también pueden afectar la consistencia y la cantidad de…

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