China Investigates Reports of H.I.V.-Tainted Blood Plasma Treatment

BEIJING — Officials in Shanghai are investigating reports that a Chinese pharmaceutical company may have sold more than 12,000 units of a blood plasma product contaminated with H.I.V., potentially the latest in a series of scandals that have threatened to undermine public trust in China’s medical institutions and health care system. In a statement on…

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So, You’re Having a Fashion Week

Congratulations! You’re having a Fashion Week. Even if you won’t be attending it. New York is about to host its fashion week, which brings thousands of people and millions of dollars into the city for a “week” (loosely defined) of mostly private shows for a mostly industry (but increasingly influencer-stocked) audience. The women’s wear and…

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What foods are off limits while pregnant?

Pregnancy causes a lot of changes in the body, and pregnant women should consider adjusting their eating habits to adapt to these changes. Diet is one of the most important factors that can affect a pregnant woman’s overall health and the health of her child. Important foods to avoid include raw shellfish and undercooked eggs.…

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4 Bag Trends That Are in for 2019…and 3 That Are Out

Proenza Schouler’s PS1. Alexander Wang’s Rocco. Chloe’s Paddington: All It-bags we’ve known and loved…and stuck in the back of a closet now that the allure has worn off. And while some It-styles do make a comeback—see Fendi’s reissue of the Baguette and Dior’s Insta-loved Saddle—most are long forgotten and buyers are moving on to something…

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Trending: Get a Workout and a Vacation at the Same Time

First came workout boot camps. Then off-the-grid yoga retreats. Next, hotel chains touting celebrity-orchestrated fitness programs. Now, there is another way to travel without leaving your workout behind. Fitness pop-ups in vacation destinations like Capri, Sri Lanka, Goa and Vietnam all offer relaxing getaways combined with exercise options, sightseeing and meals prepared by a professional…

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When Weddings Ruin Friendships

Adriana Molello set her best friend up with her future husband in 2014. By the end of the couple’s destination wedding in 2017, Ms. Molello was in tears. And they weren’t happy ones. “We had been good friends since we were born. Her parents are my godparents. I helped her husband pick out her engagement…

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Constipation and pregnancy: What to know

Constipation is a very common symptom that many women experience during pregnancy. Some women have constipation at an early stage of their pregnancy, while it does not affect other women until much later on. In this article, we explain why constipation is common in pregnancy and discuss safe treatments and home remedies that women can…

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Couples’ Most Common Financial Arguments

Healthy relationships do not begin with money, but financial issues inevitably arise with time. Suddenly it turns out that you have much less in common than it seemed at first. While you are dreaming of a mortgage to buy your apartment, he is looking for the Mercedes of his dream and generates ideas for a…

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Yet Another Crazy Manicure Trend: Hairy Hands

Fashion is a very ambiguous and changeable thing, and everybody treats it the way they want. The world of nail art is no exception, it is also constantly evolving. Masters of manicure also strive to succeed. Every season, they come up with new trends to win as many supporters as possible. But sometimes it seems…

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