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Good morning. How you doing? House all clean and everything tucked away, ready for the coming prep sessions, the cooking, the mighty feast? Or are you traveling this week as so many Americans do, striking out across the country to see family back on the farm, in the city, down the shore, deep in the…

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Bernard Arnault Just Bought Tiffany. Who Is He?

On Monday morning LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury company, announced it had proposed to — and been accepted by — Tiffany & Company, the American jeweler made famous by its blue boxes, Truman Capote and Audrey Hepburn. The man behind the largest-ever deal in luxury: Bernard Arnault, founder, chairman and largest…

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LVMH Acquires Tiffany and Co. For $16.2 Billion

Donaldson CollectionGetty Images Iconic jewelry label Tiffany and Co. has officially joined the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton family after a bidding war that culminated in the luxury goods group acquiring the jeweler for a whopping $16.2 billion. According to WWD, LVMH latest move marks the group’s biggest purchase to date. LVMH’s acquisition of the…

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The Costly, Life-Disrupting Consequences of Poor Diabetes Care

Diabetes, whether Type 1 or Type 2, may be the most underappreciated, misunderstood and poorly treated of all common medical problems, and many of the more than 30 million Americans affected by it are paying dearly with their health and lives as a result. Contrary to what many people think, diabetes is not just a…

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When Instagram Killed the Tabloid Star

Celebrity culture, in the first decade of this century, took the form of a kind of misogynistic death cult. Somewhere in Hollywood, Lindsay Lohan was falling out of an S.U.V. Tara Reid was falling out of a club nearby. It was open season on drunk girls. Flashbulbs alighted on their smeared mascara and slackened jaws.…

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Level up your Thanksgiving potatoes with this simple ingredient (video)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2019 — Making delicious roasted potatoes is all about finding the right texture and consistency. Here at Reactions, we were inspired to give it a go after seeing J. Kenji Lopez-Alt’s delicious recipe on Serious Eats. Today, we’ll use chemistry (are you surprised?) to create the roasted potatoes of your dreams. Get…

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Cellular origins of pediatric brain tumors identified

A research team led by Dr. Claudia Kleinman, an investigator at the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, together with Dr. Nada Jabado, of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and Dr. Michael Taylor, of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), discovered that several types of highly aggressive and,…

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Study suggests women may be undertreated for obstructive sleep apnea

Boston, MA — Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been considered a predominantly male disease. While more women have been diagnosed with OSA in recent years, the numbers remain disproportionate, with 3-to-5 times more men than women receiving an OSA diagnosis. Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Yale School of Medicine set out to understand…

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Rapamycin may slow skin aging, Drexel study reports

The search for youthfulness typically turns to lotions, supplements, serums and diets, but there may soon be a new option joining the fray. Rapamycin, a FDA-approved drug normally used to prevent organ rejection after transplant surgery, may also slow aging in human skin, according to a study from Drexel University College of Medicine researchers published…

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