Be a Better Houseguest With These 6 Items

If you’re visiting friends or family for the holidays, one way to not overstay your welcome is to be a great houseguest — and a big part of that is self-sufficiency. That is, not needing to ask your hosts to find you four free outlets so you can charge your devices, or to clear a…

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Vermont, Oklahoma and Now Topeka, Kan., Want You

By now, you are probably familiar with the pitch: Move to a town, a city or even a country you had never considered or maybe even heard of, and get cash in return. Add Topeka, Kan., to the growing list of places offering financial incentives to attract new residents and buttress an aging or stagnating…

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Medical News Today: What ingredients are in vaccines?

Vaccines are a central player in our fight against infectious diseases. What components are commonly found in vaccines, and what is their purpose? In this Special Feature article, we find out. Share on PinterestWhy do some vaccines have a long list of components? Many people will be familiar with the concept that a vaccine against…

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An Age Difference Fades With Time

Kimberly Panicek Trueblood and Ezra Leland Mechaber were married Dec. 14 in an elopement ceremony at Palma, a restaurant in Manhattan. Christian Peele, an ordained minister with the American Baptist Church and a friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 36, works in New York as the chief of staff for the American Civil Liberties…

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Hallmark Channel Pulls Zola Ads Featuring Brides Kissing

The Hallmark Channel pulled four TV ads featuring brides kissing each other on Thursday after a targeted campaign by a conservative group. Asked to explain why the ads had been rejected, an employee of Hallmark’s parent company said the channel did not accept ads “that are deemed controversial,” according to an email exchange shared with…

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To Prevent Deadly Infections, F.D.A. Approves the First Disposable ‘Scope’

Following a series of deadly outbreaks in hospitals around the country, the Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first fully disposable version of the medical device implicated in the infections. Reusable versions of the device — a long, snakelike tube with a fiber-optic camera at one end, called a duodenoscope — are inserted…

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A Research Nonprofit Shutters TB Vaccine Effort and Lays Off Scientists

The future of a tuberculosis vaccine and research into other neglected diseases is in limbo after a Seattle institute abruptly laid off about one-third of its researchers, citing a financial crisis. The sudden staff cutbacks late last month at the Infectious Disease Research Institute has baffled many of the scientists — who were also working…

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Easy Upgrades

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, where the theme today is easy upgrades: Recipes with a genius little twist that pays big dividends, or inspired ideas that struck me like lightning. I love this category of home cooking, as strapped for time as I currently am, but still in want of something good to…

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The Year Women Got ‘Horny’

Coffee, “Star Wars,” turtlenecks, grief: These four seemingly unrelated things are “horny” — or induce horniness — at least according to many young women online, who are openly asserting their desires with a term long thought of as crass and juvenile. But now, like vape stores or a broken container of glitter, it’s suddenly everywhere.…

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Medical News Today: Keto diet: 1-week meal plan and tips

When following a keto diet, some people may find it difficult to work out the right foods to eat and when to eat them. Meal plans can help people get used to the diet or stick with it. The keto diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate diet. Potential benefits of the keto diet plan…

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