Medical News Today: We may not need to rely on antibiotics to treat UTIs

Doctors tend to prescribe antibiotics to treat common bacterial infections, such as those of the urinary tract. However, a new study shows that there may be a new strategy to reduce or potentially even eliminate the need for using antibiotics. Could it soon be possible to treat UTIs without using antibiotics? The new findings were…

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Fashion Review: Offline and On Point at Dries Van Noten

PARIS — On Tuesday night the 19th-century Hôtel de Pontalba on Rue du Faubourg St.-Honoré, the residence of the United States ambassador to France, was aglow with chatter and Champagne, slices of lobster and dabs of foie gras. Jamie D. McCourt was hosting a party in celebration of a new special relationship: that of Google…

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Travel Tips: How to Actually Eat Like a Local While Traveling

Don’t (blindly) trust online reviews I spent a few years living in Rome and was always baffled with some of the top-rated restaurants on sites like TripAdvisor or Yelp. “This is the best pizza I’ve ever had in my life,” someone would write about a mediocre restaurant outside the Vatican, while my favorite (and very…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Montreal

Advertisement Canada’s second-largest city has an atmospheric Old Town that everyone flocks to, but there are also outlying neighborhoods to explore, along with natural wine bars, street art and pop-up markets. Image The dome of Bonsecours Market, as seen through Le Grande roue de Montreal, an observation wheel, in Old Montreal.CreditCreditChristinne Muschi for The New…

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It’s No Secret: Their Relationship Morphed From Dislike to Inseparable

Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned along the way. Who Laura Berger Slatkin, 59, and Harry Slatkin, 58. Occupations She is the founder of Nest Fragrances; he is the…

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Jean Paul Gaultier Readies His ‘Fashion Freak Show’

PARIS — Anouk Viale did not like the plungers protruding from her breasts. Yes, she was supposed to be a Carmen Miranda version of a charwoman, with a blue plastic bucket filled with sponges, toilet scrubbers and yellow rubber gloves held tightly onto her head by a durag. And, yes, she was wearing a lime…

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Jewels Maketh the Shoes

PARIS — Anyone curious about where Roger Vivier, the well-known French shoe brand, may be headed in the hands of its new designer, Gherardo Felloni, might want to check out the creative director’s own flair for accessorizing. Not necessarily the shoes. Necklaces are his obsession. Over the past 15 years or so, ever since he…

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Australia Fare: Has Australia Abandoned the Salad Sandwich?

Some foods are so ordinary and ubiquitous that we fail to even notice them. This seems especially true in Australia when it comes to our more plebeian offerings. Some, admittedly, become iconic, like the meat pie or Vegemite. But while American food writing celebrates the tater tot, ranch dressing and Hot Pockets, Australia lets many…

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Kids’ Brainpower Tied to Exercise, Sleep and Limited Screen Time

Image Credit Researchers tied three behaviors to higher scores on tests of mental ability in children: at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, nine to 11 hours of sleep a night, and no more than two hours a day of recreational screen time. The new study, in Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, included…

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