Medical News Today: What causes abdominal pain and diarrhea?

Diarrhea affects almost everyone at some point. Abdominal pain or cramping may accompany diarrhea. Some of the most common causes include food sensitivities, bacterial or viral infections, and medication or alcohol use. It may also result from stress or chronic conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Here we describe some common causes of abdominal…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: What Are You Craving?

Hello! It’s Five Weeknight Dishes, recipes for busy people who still want something good to eat. I’m all business today. Last week, I asked you what you wanted to see in December, and the answers were so helpful that I’m putting the call out again: What do you want to have for dinner next month?…

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Finally, New York Has a Cocktail Library

Twenty years ago, Greg Boehm was drawn to a small, ornate book, “Drinks: How to Mix and How to Serve,” while visiting an antiquarian bookstore in London. “It had a stamped burgundy leather cover with gold-foil printing,” Mr. Boehm said. “It was a really beautiful little book.” He bought it for about $75 and it…

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A Good Appetite: Leave Your Fondue Pot Behind (but Keep the Fondue)

Fondue is not something you serve at a party; fondue is something that defines the party. Invited in as a part of the meal, that alluring attention-grabber will always dominate, demanding its own pot and forks and elbowing all other dishes out of the way. A classic fondue needs to shine alone. But if you…

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gender letter: South Korean Women Smash Makeup, and Patriarchy

Image CreditFranziska Barczyk “Born pretty? That’s a big fat lie.” — A makeup advertisement in the Seoul subway The movement began quietly, with women posting photos on social media of smashed makeup palettes — colorful messes of shimmering powder and crushed lipstick that looked almost like beautiful works of art. But this wasn’t art —…

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Secret Weapon

Hair by Declan Sheils for Hair by Sam McKnight; makeup by Tom Pecheux at Calliste Agency; manicure by Anny Errandonea Chanel’s nautical-inspired cruise collection makes landfall with a quartet of star models: Joan Smalls, Natasha Poly, Yasmin Wijnaldum, and Hannah Ferguson. Glitter tweed dress, beret, $800, both, Chanel. Beauty Tip: Paint lips petal- pink with…

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Some Marriott Strikes End, but San Francisco Workers Stay Out

Image Hotel workers strike in front of a Marriott hotel Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in San Francisco.CreditBen Margot/Associated Press The first thing that the wedding planner Lauren Carson noticed at the end of eight weeks of strikes against Marriott hotels in Hawaii was the quiet. The “incessant noise” from the picket lines was gone. “I…

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