How soon can you get pregnant after giving birth?

Myths about postpartum fertility are widespread. From rumors that it is impossible to get pregnant while breastfeeding to beliefs that the body will not get pregnant until it is «ready,» it can be hard to get the facts. While unlikely, it is possible to get pregnant less than 6 weeks after having a baby. However,…

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Invasive lobular breast cancer: Prognosis and statistics

Invasive lobular carcinoma is the second most common type of breast cancer. It affects the lobules of the breast, which are the structures that contain the glands that produce breast milk. According to the American Cancer Society, about 10 percent of people who get invasive breast cancer have invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC). Approximately 80 percent…

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Front Burner: Nothing but Gnocchi

Patavini, a company in Padua, Italy, manufactures tender potato gnocchi, to sell wholesale, in myriad flavors. Luca Marco Giraldin, an owner, has now opened a retail outpost in New York. Porcini, pumpkin, spinach, buckwheat with cumin, squid ink, Cajun pepper, truffle and beetroot are a few of the savory options at this elegant little shop.…

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Front Burner: A Food Hall in Ma Bell’s Shadow

To Shop The Finnish architect Eero Saarinen designed Bell Labs — built in Holmdel, N.J., from 1959 to 1962 — as a low, sweeping building sheathed in mirrored glass, with a soaring atrium. In 2016, the AT&T research hub was repurposed as Bell Works, an office building where an array of companies, some in the…

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Front Burner: Morgenstern’s Opens a New Flagship

You need a good amount of space to offer 88 flavors of ice cream, as Nicholas Morgenstern does at Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream. Having outgrown his Rivington Street headquarters, he has now taken over a stretch of storefronts in Greenwich Village for his new flagship, which opens Friday. Most of the gleaming white space is…

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Front Burner: A Little Purple Bag Brings Back Memories

I remember Crown Royal whisky from my childhood. My father drank it and would give me the purple fabric sacks it came in, which I would use to store small toys, doll clothing and the like. A new edition of the Canadian whisky, the 13-year-old blenders’ mash, brought back memories. It is one of the…

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Front Burner: The Not-So-Sweet Side of Sugar

James Walvin, a professor emeritus of history at the University of York in England, will discuss his book “Sugar: The World Corrupted, From Slavery to Obesity,” at the Brooklyn Historical Society. He promises not to sweeten the very fraught story of this culinary staple. “The Not-So-Sweet History of Sugar,” Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 p.m., $10…

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Front Burner: A Paste That Brings the Heat

Here’s a new hot pepper condiment that does not disappear in a splash. It has a chunky texture, making it suitable to serve alongside grilled meats or fish, or to be mixed with soft butter and spread on lamb chops. It’s Caribbean, but based on a relish found in India and Indonesia called achar. The…

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In Medical Reporting, the Impact of Patients’ Stories

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. As a medical reporter, I frequently write about patients whose situations illustrate the points of my articles. Data and statistics often are the real story, but what we remember are the people and their poignant experiences. And…

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West Virginia’s Small-Town Revival

If Davis is a portrait of a mountain town in the early stages of renewal and change, Fayetteville offers a glimpse of what’s to come. Several hours to the south, the town is built around a natural wonder: the New River Gorge. Despite the name, the New River is thought to be among the oldest…

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