Supplement Makers Touting Cures for Alzheimer’s and Other Diseases Get F.D.A. Warning

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned 12 sellers of dietary supplements to stop claiming their products can cure diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to cancer to diabetes. At the same time, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency’s commissioner, suggested that Congress strengthen the F.D.A.’s authority over an estimated $40 billion industry, which sells as many…

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Albright Fashion Library Launches a Fashion Hub in LA

Albright Fashion Library LA “High fashion doesn’t really exist here since most of the major photographers and models are in New York,» said Albright Fashion Library founder, Irene Albright of the red carpet-centered fashion scene in LA. That was part of her inspiration to bring her namesake showroom to the West Coast. Filled with thousands…

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Front Burner: Marie Blachère Bakery Heads to Great Neck, N.Y.

A bakery chain from France, with more than 500 outlets, has arrived in New York. The chain, Marie Blachère bakery and cafe, makes its debut with a branch in Great Neck this week, and an outpost to open in Greenwich Village, at 301-303 Avenue of the Americas (Carmine Street), in early March. The company, which…

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Veronica Beard Launches Extended Sizes

Courtesy of Veronica Beard Veronica S. Beard and Veronica M. Beard, the sister-in-laws and masterminds behind, well, Veronica Beard, launched in 2010 with the fan-favorite Dickey Jacket and built a legion of fans pining for Veronica Beard’s polished, feminine tailoring and whimsical dresses. But even with a growing fanbase, Veronica Beard’s collections weren’t accessible to…

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ELLE.com’s Guide to the Top Trends of Fall 2019

Fashion Month has just started, but the top trends of the season are already coming to light. Satin materials you haven’t worn since the ’90s, a twist on tie dye, plus the coat shape you’ll find yourself reaching for (and wishing you owned now) are just a few of the ones we’re seeing. Check out…

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Natural ways to boost fertility

Many genetic and environmental factors can affect fertility in men and women. However, it is possible to increase the chances of having a successful pregnancy using natural methods. This article will discuss evidence-based, natural methods for increasing fertility in both men and women. In women, reducing stress and exercising often can boost fertility. In men,…

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1stdibs Inches Closer to the One Percent

Early this week, the bricks-and-mortar version of 1stdibs, the high-end online marketplace, will open in the Terminal Stores building: the blocklong, late-19th-century brick warehouse and relay station that was once home to the Tunnel, the grim nightclub owned by Peter Gatien. The 50-odd exhibitors corralled there — a mix of art, antiques and contemporary furniture…

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Q&A: Think You’ve Gained Weight This Winter? Check Out These Squirrels

Image CreditVictoria Roberts Q. What keeps squirrels from gaining huge amounts of weight as they gorge on acorns and nuts each fall? A. In fact, many squirrels do achieve huge weight gain ahead of the privations of winter. Common gray squirrels may increase their weight by 25 percent in the harvest season. But not because…

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Viewing the Northern Lights: ‘It’s Almost Like Heavenly Visual Music’

On a clear January night in northern Sweden, after hours of squinting and wondering if this or that small cloud might be the northern lights, a shimmering, alien-green ribbon unfurled across the sky. Here, on the shore of the frozen Torne River, just outside the village of Kurravaara, there was none of the mysterious clapping…

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A $950 Bong? A $1,475 Weed Grinder? You Can Find Them at Barneys

Maybe you’ve heard about MedMen, the design-forward marijuana dispensary chain that Page Six described as “the Barneys of weed.” And then there’s the Plug, a premium dispensary in downtown Los Angeles that LA Weekly called “the Barneys of weed.” Well, there’s a new Barneys of weed, and this one has a familiar name: Barneys. In…

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