What Would Texas Be Without Buc-ee’s?

The Look A convenience store chain is the through-line of America’s second-most sprawling state. Photographs by Eli Durst Text by Charley Locke Produced by Eve Lyons Image Buc-ee’s, a convenience store founded in Texas, has become a point of state pride. Now the chain plans to expand to other parts of the United States, including…

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Keeping Up With the Kardashian Cash Flow

Even when bad things happen to the Kardashians, they still make money. In February, rumors surfaced that the reality star Khloé Kardashian’s boyfriend, the N.B.A. player Tristan Thompson, had cheated on her again, this time with her half sister’s best friend, Jordyn Woods. Jordyn was so close to Kylie Jenner, the youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner…

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Medical News Today: What causes bloody urine in men?

Blood in the urine is a symptom of many common problems in males. The medical term for blood in the urine is hematuria. In this article, learn about nine possible causes of hematuria in males, along with their additional symptoms and information on when to see a doctor. Causes In males, blood in the urine…

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How Pain Tolerance and Anxiety Seem to Be Connected

An article this week about Jo Cameron, who has lived for 71 years without experiencing pain or anxiety because she has a rare genetic mutation, prompted questions from New York Times readers. The notion that the same gene could be responsible for the way a person processes physical and psychological pain left many perplexed: Aren’t…

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Assisted by StubHub and Beyoncé

Dr. Regina Maree Myers and Joshua Alexander Kulick were married March 30 at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia. Rabbi Stacy Rigler officiated. The bride, 32, is a fellow in pediatric hematology/oncology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In July, she is to receive a master’s degree in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated…

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Why Are Female Runners Faster Than Ever?

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. I want to let you know about a special event The New York Times is holding on the Saturday before the Boston…

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Med Students Get an Extra Match on ‘Match Day’

Match Day at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is always a big deal. It’s the day medical students in their final year learn where they will be doing their residencies for the next three to five years. The nationwide system works a little like rushing for a college sorority or fraternity. Medical institutions rank…

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Medical News Today: Music may enhance the effect of pain relievers

Bob Marley once said, «One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.» A recent study using a mouse model backs up Marley’s musing with some scientific data. Listening to Mozart might boost pain medication. In the past, scientists have explored the idea of using music as a therapy in a…

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