Medical News Today: What causes lightheadedness?

Lightheadedness is a feeling of faintness, dizziness, or being close to passing out. It can occur alongside vertigo, which affects balance and makes a person feel as though they or their surroundings are spinning. Although lightheadedness and vertigo can feel similar, they have different causes. Experiencing some episodes of lightheadedness is normal. In most cases,…

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City Kitchen: Add a Bit More Green to Your Fall Diet

It’s November, and snow has already fallen in parts of the country. Usually those first snowflakes have people reaching for comforting soups and stews, but some, myself included, may still yearn for lighter fare. Personally, I always want a salad, whatever the weather. There are many interesting cool-weather salad ingredients. Pleasantly bitter greens, like endive,…

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Medical News Today: How to find the right condom size

Condoms come in many shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit can be tricky, but doing so will help people to have a better and safer sex life. Condom size is essential for ensuring the condom is effective in preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy. Condoms that are too small may break, and condoms…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: What to Eat (Besides the Feast)

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, pre-Thanksgiving edition. I have dinner ideas for you for the week to come, whether you’re traveling, waiting for a wave of family to come in, or just lying low. I have a dessert for you, too: Julia Turshen’s one-bowl, one-pan applesauce cake with cream cheese frosting from her…

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The Thanksgiving Leftovers Everyone Forgets

Even if my shopping is planned with military precision, the days leading up to Thanksgiving always require emergency trips to the store. Once I’m there, the single bunch of sage I came for somehow turns into yet another full bag of groceries. Surrounded by ingredients, I am seized by both anxiety and ambition. Did those…

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The Story of Threatin, a Most Puzzling Hoax Even for 2018

Image CreditShutterstock In April, Jered Threatin began to hold auditions for a backing band. He chose three musicians and told them they would embark on an all-expenses paid European tour with his band, Threatin. The first stop was The Underworld in London. Someone representing Threatin had paid £780 (roughly $1,010) to book it for the…

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Los Angeles Times Names Two Restaurant Critics to Replace Jonathan Gold

The Los Angeles Times has hired two restaurant critics to replace Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic who died of pancreatic cancer in July, at 57. The job will be split between Bill Addison, 46, who has been the national restaurant critic for the website Eater since 2014, and Patricia Escárcega, 38, a food reporter…

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She Couldn’t Quit Smoking. Then She Tried Juul.

Try as she might, Brittany Kligman couldn’t free herself of a pack-a-day cigarette habit, eight years in duration. And she ached to. She was mortified the time that a taxi driver sniffed as she entered his cab and remarked, “You’re a smoker, huh?” (And she had just showered!) She was getting more sinus infections. Because…

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The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction

READING, Mass. — He was supposed to inhale on something that looked like a flash drive and threw off just a wisp of a cloud? What was the point? A skeptical Matt Murphy saw his first Juul at a high school party in the summer of 2016, in a suburban basement crowded with kids shouting…

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At War: Debunking Stereotypes Around Veterans and PTSD

At War is a newsletter about the experiences and costs of war with stories from Times reporters and outside voices. Last Friday, while speaking to reporters about the Thousand Oaks shooter, President Trump insinuated that the gunman’s actions may have been a result of military-related mental-health issues. “He saw some pretty bad things,” Trump said.…

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