What You and Your Family Need to Know About Maternal Depression

For the first time, a national health panel has recommended a way to prevent depression during and after pregnancy. This condition, known as perinatal depression, affects up to one in seven women and is considered the most common complication of pregnancy. The panel, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, said two types of counseling…

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Everything You Need to Know About Fashion Week, Day 6

«You look amazing,» is a common compliment, but on yesterday’s runways, it acknowledged the extraordinary. From Motown Muppets to parachute raincoats, it was a landmark day to love fashion. Here’s why: A leopard print look at Anna Sui Getty Images BECAUSE ANNA SUI IS THE ROCK STAR NOW «When I was growing up in Detroit,…

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Medical News Today: How to avoid getting sick

Most people experience colds or the flu from time to time. However, there are some proven ways to reduce the chances of becoming infected. Although most cold and flu infections occur during the fall and winter seasons, the viruses responsible for these illnesses are present year-round. Fighting off a viral infection takes its toll on…

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This Fleece Is the Hottest Jacket at New York Fashion Week

In the hills and dales of Pradagonia — a terrain of the mind rather than the land, an urban aspiration for an out-of-reach wilderness — the fleece reigns supreme. Fashion in recent years has been captured by a wild yearning, if not to visit the great outdoors, at least to dress for it. The chunkier the…

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Critic’s Notebook: The Old-School Reasons to Love Los Angeles Restaurants

LOS ANGELES — It was Friday night in Cypress Park, and King Taco glowed with neon. Inside, teenagers in sweatshirts and shiny puffer coats tipped cups of salsa on beef-tongue tacos. Cooks hustled, calling out orders in Spanish. Angelenos don’t usually know where I live if I rattle off the cross streets, but add just…

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Me Time: A 20-Minute Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

Maybe it’s the winter, or maybe it’s my own reluctance to leave my apartment, but lately I’ve been intrigued by the idea of a home practice — something like yoga or meditation that I do on my own, for myself, wherever I am, whether I’m in the mood or not. I like the lack of…

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Eating Processed Foods Tied to Shorter Life

Eating highly processed foods could shorten your life, a new study suggests. The study, in JAMA Internal Medicine, tracked diet and health over eight years in more than 44,000 French men and women. Their average age was 58 at the start. About 29 percent of their energy intake was ultraprocessed foods. Such foods include instant…

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