Further reading: Books for Broken Hearts

No matter how you’re feeling about a relationship gone wrong — wistful, listless, bitter, or maybe even hopeful — these authors might help. Image ‘Heartburn,’ by Nora Ephron In this savagely funny roman à clef, Ephron skewered her then-husband, the journalist Carl Bernstein, who had an affair when she was pregnant with their second child.…

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I’d Like to Spend Every Tuesday Night at The Blonds’ Runway Show

The Blonds have always rebelled against convention. Each season, the fashion wildcard—the theatrical New York-based designing duo made up of Phillipe Blond and David Blond—depart from the traditional runway show to put on a show that often doubles as a full-blown concert. For its spring 2019 show, Disney villains went high-fashion, as models (including Paris…

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Everything You Need to Know About Fashion Week, Day 7

Getty ImagesJamie McCarthy Plot twist: This morning, I woke up sick and popped some French cold medicine from a friend. “You’ll feel sooo much better,” she cooed in her Paris accent, but after I swallowed the pills, I felt nothing at all. Not my body. Not my breath. Not the basic rules of gravity, either,…

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And the Bride Wore, Um, Nothing (the Groom, Too)

When Carolyn Hawkins, 75, officiates at weddings, sometimes she dresses up and sometimes she dresses down. Way down. Like not at all. Ms. Hawkins is a nudist. She has been a nudist for 38 years. Last year, she performed five nude weddings. “The bride and groom are usually naked if they want to have a…

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Medical News Today: Sepsis: Western diet may increase severity

According to a recent study, the so-called Western diet could help explain why sepsis affects some people more severely than others. According to the CDC, 1 in 3 people who die in the hospital has sepsis. Sepsis, although not a household name, is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. This…

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Travel Tips: How to Be a Green Traveler

Even if you strive for a sustainable lifestyle at home, it may be tempting to avoid thinking about the impact your travels could have on the environment. No one wants to feel guilty on vacation. But the effects traveling has on the environment are significant. A study published last year by the University of Sydney…

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Eat: When a Meatloaf Is a Work of Art

I ate many great dishes when I was restaurant critic for The New York Times, and many awful ones too. The plates of the dreadful — dumplings that tasted of soap, stuffed squid the texture of rubber, rancid chicken, frozen tomatoes — I can hardly differentiate in my mind. They left me dismayed in the…

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Phys Ed: Exercise May Help to Fend Off Depression

Jogging for 15 minutes a day, or walking or gardening for somewhat longer, could help protect people against developing depression, according to an innovative new study published last month in JAMA Psychiatry. The study involved hundreds of thousands of people and used a type of statistical analysis to establish, for the first time, that physical…

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Beyond ‘Queer’ Fashion

Propped with his style crew against the putty-tone headboard of a lumbering, half-made bed, Nay Campbell was in his element. The setting was a blandly furnished room in the once storied New Yorker Hotel on the edge of Hell’s Kitchen. An Art Deco monument that has seen better days, the hotel, with its pallid interiors…

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Women more likely to have poorer outcomes following aortic surgery

IMAGE: Dr. Jennifer Chung, lead author, was part of a team of researchers who examined three different outcomes of aortic surgery: early death, stroke and a composite of complications. In every… view more  Credit: UHN News New research says women fare worse than men following aortic heart surgery. Researchers examined three different outcomes: early death, stroke…

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