Are There Benefits to Collagen Supplements?

It will make your skin look dewy and fresh, your bones and nails strong, and your joints pain-free. These are the claims made by the countless manufacturers of collagen supplements that come in the form of powders, pills and creams. For that reason, it’s no surprise that collagen has become a widely sought-after ingredient in…

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Experts Back Mandatory Bike Helmets but Not All Cyclists Are Sold

It is a message that was drilled into bicyclists when they were children learning to ride for the first time: Wear your helmet so that you do not crack your skull. In some states, that is the law — for minors, anyway. But there are no statewide laws mandating that all cyclists, including grown-ups, wear…

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Two Journalists Walk Into a Reunion

Patricia Ann O’Brien and William Hodding Carter III were married Nov. 9 at the Walter Lippmann House in Cambridge, Mass. Ellen Goodman, a friend of the couple and a minister with Life Ministry, officiated. The bride, 83, was a reporter in the Washington bureau of Knight Ridder and a reporter for The Chicago Sun-Times before…

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Winning the Homecoming Game

Jemele J. Hill and Ian J. Wallace are to be married Nov. 10 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, Calif. The Rev. Rodney S. Patterson, a Baptist minister, is to officiate. The bride, 43, is a journalist and podcaster. She is a staff writer at the Atlantic. From 2006 to 2018, she worked…

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Running a Marathon With My Mom

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Dear Readers, Great marathon stories are ones of grit and determination, obstacles overcome — the cramp in the leg that threatens to…

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Medical News Today: How heavy lifting at work affects cardiovascular health

New research suggests that high intensity, sports based exercise has benefits for cardiovascular health, but continual heavy lifting at work may have a negative impact. Share on PinterestNew research shows how strenuous physical activity affects artery health. Health experts have consistently promoted the benefits of physical activity, particularly for preventing cardiovascular disease, the leading cause…

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She Said Yes, but What About Her Sno-Ball?

Dr. Seema Banno Qayum and Dr. Sanjin Tunovic were married Nov. 9 at the Civic Theater in New Orleans. Dr. Jonathan Orner, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The couple met at Tulane, from which each received a medical degree, and from which she also graduated…

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The City That Cycles With the Young, the Old, the Busy and the Dead

COPENHAGEN — By the standards operative on most of planet Earth, this is not an especially wonderful day for a bicycle ride. The temperature reads 42 degrees Fahrenheit, and a vengeful breeze forces damp chill to the bone. Sullen gray clouds occupy the sky, dispensing an apathetic drizzle. Natalie Gulsrud scoffs at these details. It…

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Joel Kim Booster Jokes About Grindr and Asian Stereotypes

Name: Joel Kim Booster Age: 31 Hometown: Born in South Korea and raised in Plainfield, Ill., by adoptive parents. Now lives: In a sparsely decorated one-bedroom apartment in the Thai Town area of Los Angeles. Claim to fame: Mr. Kim Booster is a stand-up comedian and actor who currently stars in “Sunnyside,” a sitcom created…

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Awkwafina on Traveling to Asia and Staycationing in New York City

Awkwafina has traveled around the world to act in movies, including “Crazy Rich Asians,” “The Farewell” and the upcoming “Paradise Hills,” but her hometown, New York City, remains a favorite destination. Whether in New York or elsewhere, the Queens-born actress and rapper — whose mother is Korean and whose father is Chinese-American — has become…

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