Front Burner: More Flavor From a Cottage Cheese

With cottage cheese no longer sidelined as a diet food, there are now many examples that are better quality, without gums and additives, made from milk from small farms and often organic. Good Culture is a brand that fits that description. The four-year-old California company uses milk from pastured animals in the Midwest and has…

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Front Burner: A Better Cocktail Glass

Drink-specific cocktail glasses are nothing new — who doesn’t recognize a rocks glass? — but the Austrian glassware company Riedel has taken it a step further, consulting with Zane Harris, a cocktail specialist, to fine-tune the details for each of the six shapes in a new line. The glasses follow classic contours, yet also take…

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Front Burner: Sketches of New York Restaurants

John Donohue, a former editor at The New Yorker, has a talent for the visual image, not just the written word. He has been sketching New York restaurants for several years, and selling the drawings. Now he has assembled more than 100 of them in a book covering all five boroughs, with places like Cafe…

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A Clam Pizza Worth Waiting For

How clam pizza, with all its charms, remained trapped in New Haven for most of a century is a mystery that may never be unraveled. At least it has escaped now. For the past decade or so, Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, the 93-year-old establishment said to have invented the regional delicacy, has been exporting it…

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One Good Meal: The Healthy Fish Dish Misty Copeland Cooks for Dinner

In “One Good Meal,” we ask cooking-inclined creative people to share the story behind a favorite dish they actually make and eat at home on a regular basis — and not just when they’re trying to impress. To put it mildly, the life of a ballerina does not leave much time for a grand sit-down…

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Everything you need to know about Pap smears

A Pap smear, sometimes called a Pap test or smear test, is a procedure that doctors use to look for changes in the cells of the cervix. These cellular changes can result from cancer, precancer, or the human papillomavirus (HPV). During a Pap test, a doctor or specialized nurse swabs the cervix through the vagina.…

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This $35 Dress Is Going to Be Your Secret Style Weapon All Summer Long

It’s a known fact that Target runs will get you every time. You walk in needing toilet paper, and you walk out having spent half your life’s savings on clearance pillowcases, wine, and Arbor Day decorations. (No regrets.) The reliable retailer is a safe haven for basics—both home essentials and the people—to live and thrive.…

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Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work

A surgeon recommended a hip replacement, but Kenneth Cevoli said no thanks. “They’re really quick to try to give you fake joints and make a bunch of money off you,” he said. At 71, Mr. Cevoli, a high-school guidance counselor in Teterboro, N.J., coaches cross country, teaches mogul skiing, surfs and works summers as a…

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Ways to prevent gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy. It is not always possible to prevent it, but a pregnant woman can take steps to reduce her risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), gestational diabetes develops in approximately 2–10% of pregnancies in the United States each year.…

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The New Health Care: The Potentially Lifesaving Difference in How a Gun Is Stored

Image Safety and suicide prevention brochures next to guns for sale at a store in Montrose, Colo.CreditBrennan Linsley/Associated Press Legislators and gun safety advocates often focus on how guns are purchased. But many lives could be saved, especially among children, if they looked more at how they are stored. In the last decade, guns killed…

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