Something in the Man’s Bed Was Making Him Sick

As the chill of the Scottish autumn set in, a 43-year-old man went to see a family doctor in 2016. For about the last three months, he was constantly tired and out of breath. The physician at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland thought the patient — who worked a desk job and didn’t smoke…

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Terry O’Neill, Photographer of the Famous, Is Dead at 81

Terry O’Neill, who as a novice photographer found himself shooting pictures of an up-and-coming group called the Beatles and never looked back, spending a lifetime capturing memorable images of musicians, movie stars and other celebrity gods of the age, died on Saturday at his home in London. He was 81. Carrie Kania, creative director of…

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Linens for the Holiday Table

All cooking (but especially holiday entertaining) calls for well-made kitchen towels and napkins. These generous linen oblongs, 25 by 18 inches, in bright colors like turmeric and crimson, can be on duty at the sink or the stove. Use them to wrap warm rolls in a basket or as generous napkins for guests, especially at…

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Meet the Bookmobile’s Cousin

The Brooklyn Public Library runs a wealth of programs, among them the Cookmobile, which offers free cooking classes for high schoolers, particularly in neighborhoods where fresh ingredients are in short supply. A compact 5-by-3-by-2-foot unit funded by the Bklyn Incubator, the Cookmobile is fitted with a sink, induction cooktop, convection oven and enough cooking utensils…

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Korean Sweets Ready to Eat

This week, the city of Seoul, South Korea, is sponsoring a sampling of Korean confections prepared by five of that city’s pastry chefs. Called Sweet Seoul, it was held in Paris at the Galeries Lafayette department store last weekend and moves to New York this week for an exhibit and tasting, open to the public…

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A Chocolatier Bakes a Cookie

For the first time, L.A. Burdick Chocolates is using chunks of its dark chocolate to make excellent chocolate-chip walnut cookies created by its chef, Michael Klug. With a slight crunch and plenty of gooey bits, the cookies are baked fresh daily at each of the company’s stores and can also be ordered for shipping. The…

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Only One Choice at This Restaurant

Back in 2001 in Portland, Ore., when Tali Ovadia quit the world of software start-ups for food, she could afford only a pushcart for her business, the Whole Bowl. “There was room to do only one thing, but it was successful so I’ve kept at it,” she said. She now has 11 storefronts and food…

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There Is a Vagina Museum in London

Inside the winding alleyways of London’s Camden Market, past walls of combat boots, money exchanges and bustling food vendors, a small white sign announces the presence of the complex’s newest tenant: the Vagina Museum. On Saturday, during its grand opening, the humble brick space — dedicated to understanding and appreciating the vagina, vulva and gynecological…

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An Art Show for Food Lovers

Artists have illustrated food and drink throughout the ages. An exhibition, “What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food in Art,” surveys 20th-century interpretations by more than 30 artists. It includes works by Édouard Vuillard, Georges Braque, Kazimir Malevich, Arman, Robert Indiana, Louise Nevelson and Anh Duong. “What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food…

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Medical News Today: What to know about ferritin and hair growth

Ferritin is a protein that stores iron for the body to use as needed. Many parts of the body contain ferritin, including the spleen, liver, blood, and hair follicles. When a person has a low ferritin count, they will also be low in iron. Because hair follicles contain ferritin, some people think that raising ferritin…

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