In Praise of Jennifer Nettles’s Equal Play Pants

Back in January 2018, the Golden Globes’ all-black fashion moment in support of the Time’s Up movement briefly seemed to hold so much promise as a flexion point in red carpet dressing. It seemed possible that the night would stand in history as the moment when celebrities ceased to use their entrance-making power to market…

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The Llama as Therapist

STOCKDALE, Tex. — The 300-pound llamas strolled quietly through the corridors of the nursing home, lowering their heads to be petted by residents in wheelchairs and pausing patiently as staffers took selfies. “Did you get a bath today?” one resident, Jean Wyatt, asked Tic, a white male llama owned by Zoe Rutledge. (He had.) Zoe,…

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Apple’s Reach Reshapes Medical Research

In 1976, the Harvard School of Public Health and two other major medical institutions started a study on nurses that has become one of the largest and longest research efforts ever conducted on women’s health. They have so far enrolled more than 275,000 participants. On Thursday, the Harvard school announced an even more ambitious women’s…

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And Now the Easy Part: Selecting Thanksgiving Wines

For more than 15 years, the wine panel has been celebrating Thanksgiving early. We gather over a representative holiday meal to examine how a variety of wines will fare at the feast. Over time we have learned a few things that ought to come as a relief to all who sweat the task of picking…

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2 lifestyle changes may reduce risk of hot flashes

According to new research, keeping a healthy weight and quitting smoking before the age of 40 may substantially relieve the hot flashes and night sweats that often characterize menopause. Share on PinterestResearch suggests that making a few lifestyle changes could alleviate some of the discomforts of menopause. According to some estimates, as many as 1.5…

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Germany Mandates Measles Vaccine

BERLIN — Parents in Germany must vaccinate their children against measles or face fines of several thousand euros under a law passed on Thursday that aims to stop the spread of a disease that has returned in recent years after decades of decline. The law, which is to take effect from March next year, will…

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The Allure of the White Dress

Few visuals are as symbolic or instantly recognizable as the white wedding dress. “The white dress lets you be a celebrity for the day where all the attention is on you,” said Beth Montemurro, a sociology professor at Penn State University. “People spend $10,000 on a dress, so there’s the idea of indulging in yourself…

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How Style Can Help You Land the Job You Want

Every day on the job is different for 25-year-old Hannah Miller—and that’s how she likes it. «I couldn’t just sit at a desk all day—I would go crazy,» she says. Miller is a photo producer for Hearst Digital, where she produces all of the branded content shoots (including for ELLE)! «It’s nice always being on…

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A Sprawling Menu and Goan Cuisine at Cardamom in Queens

At Cardamom, an Indian restaurant in Sunnyside, Queens, aromatic green pods of cardamom — one of the world’s most expensive spices, alongside saffron and vanilla — flavor everything from basmati rice to dessert. But for the chef Alwyn Gudhino, naming his restaurant was partly about phonetics. “Mom is the last three letters,” he said, spelling…

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How to Shop Better: 5 Tips for Buying Meat and Dairy

Looking for ways to buy better quality meat and dairy products? With so much available in stores and online, it can be hard to know when you’re getting quality products or a good deal. Check out our 5 essential tips to keep in mind when shopping for meat and dairy. 1. Buy Less We all…

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