Study: PFAS move from mom to fetus at higher rate in women with gestational diabetes

A University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental epidemiologist studying the presence of PFAS compounds in new mothers and their babies found that women with gestational diabetes had a «significantly higher» rate of transferring the synthetic chemicals to their fetus. The newly published study in Environment International is among the largest to date in terms of the…

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Medical News Today: What to know about sleep aids

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Netflix Deletes ‘13 Reasons Why’ Suicide Scene

Netflix has deleted a graphic scene from the first season of “13 Reasons Why” in which a teenage girl kills herself, more than two years after the episode premiered. “We’ve been mindful about the ongoing debate around the show,” Netflix said in a statement posted on Twitter on Tuesday. Netflix said the decision had been…

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To Help Smokers Quit, Pay Them

Paying people to stop smoking is a very effective method of getting them to quit, a large review of studies has found. The meta-analysis, in the Cochrane Reviews, covered 33 trials and included more than 21,000 people. The studies were carried out in various settings — primary care clinics, universities, cancer treatment centers and others.…

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Louis Vuitton Lands on the Lower East Side. (What, You Thought Upper?)

Image Life-size green figures, modeled after real models Virgil Abloh has worked with, dot the space.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times On July 12, on the same intersection depicted on the cover of the Beastie Boys album “Paul’s Boutique,” Louis Vuitton arrived on the Lower East Side. “There goes the neighborhood,” said a woman…

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A Billionaires’ Trump Rally in the Hamptons

Trump supporters and billionaire conservationists made for a strange mix Saturday night, at a 30th anniversary gala for the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, N.Y. The crowd at the wooded museum grounds included Kimberly Guilfoyle, the former Fox News anchor who is dating Donald Trump Jr., and John Paulson, a hedge fund billionaire…

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An Underground Bar in the Columbus Circle Subway Station

Image Merchants’ Gate is part of the Turnstyle Underground Market at Columbus Circle. CreditKrista Schlueter for The New York Times Boite: Merchants’ Gate Columbus Circle It’s been nearly 20 years since Siberia, a dive bar inside the 50th Street station of the 1 line, left its home in the subway. (It later closed for good.) But now…

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11 Instagram-Ready Barrettes for When You Want Your Hair to Make a Statement

From Selena Gomez’s sassy «ugly» barrette to Aubrey Plaza’s creepy knife one, it doesn’t take much for the right hair clip to make an instant statement…so it’s no surprise they’re everywhere on the runway and Instagram. Here, the best barrettes that will give your hair extra personality and fix any bad hair day fast. Bonus:…

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Go Broke or Go Home Bachelorette Parties

The cost of bachelorette parties is ever growing, with weekend wedding festivities at destination locales now the norm. Millennials are even going broke to attend, and I’m one of them. A recent survey from Credit Karma found that about one in three millennials have gone into debt to attend a bachelor or bachelorette party. Among…

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