Medical News Today: ‘Gut feeling’ may be a hardwired ‘sixth sense’

A new study, published in the journal Science, has found that the process through which the gut communicates with the brain is much quicker than previously believed, relying on synapses more than it does on hormones. Nerves before an important meeting can make us feel sick, and now, new research helps us understand why. Over…

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Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to Respond

In theory, employers are in a unique position to confront opioid misuse, through random testing and spotting erratic behavior or absenteeism, said Mr. Chase, the author of “The Opioid Crisis Wake-Up Call.” They could change their health insurance policies to limit opioid prescriptions to five days and waive deductibles for addiction treatment — an option…

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48 Hours With the Couple Bringing a New Sense of Cool to Jil Sander

What’s the proof of a happy marriage? For Luke and Lucie Meier, the husband-and-wife design duo at the helm of the Jil Sander brand, it’s that they still want to have coffee together before it’s time to go to work. This week, just one day before their spring 2019 fashion show, the pair left their…

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Medical News Today: What causes yellow stool?

The color of a normal stool is brown due to healthy levels of excreted bilirubin and bile. Sometimes a person may notice stool of a different color, including yellow. Stool can change color for a variety of reasons, including diet and underlying medical conditions. In this article, we look at the causes of yellow stool…

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Yeezy Sneakers Just Got Significantly Easier to Buy

In case you haven’t been pulled into the sneakerhead vortex before, here’s a quick catch-up of what happens when Yeezy sneakers drop: Super-duper limited amounts of pairs are typically released, causing people to queue up, stalk the internet, and refresh-refresh-refresh websites and Twitter feeds. Those lucky enough to make it to a «complete purchase» button…

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Update: North Carolina, After the Storm: What Travelers Need to Know

Driving Travel to the south by car is tougher. Several major roads have been flooded, including parts of I-40, I-95, U.S. 70, U.S. 17 and U.S. 421. North Carolina Department of Transportation is warning motorists to avoid southeastern and south central North Carolina. The free ReadyNC smartphone app provides updates on weather, traffic conditions, power…

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The Getaway: Culture and Conservation Beneath the Sea

Scuba divers descending to the BVI Art Reef off the British Virgin Islands may encounter schools of snapper, sea turtles and rays. But they will certainly see something not native: a giant sculpture of a mythic kraken gripping a shipwreck. The arty artificial reef is part of a wave of new underwater installations visible to…

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