New York City Is Ending a Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy. Here’s Why.

Nearly two years ago, the New York City Council celebrated when it passed a far-reaching ban on conversion therapy, a discredited practice to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. On Thursday, Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, who is gay, said the Council would act swiftly to repeal the ban. The move is a…

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At a Maternity Center Near a War Zone, 20 Births in One Day

ANABAH, Afghanistan — He was a few minutes old; a fussy, wriggling baby in a heated bassinet. He let out a squawk when a neonatal nurse plunged a vitamin K injection into his thigh. The six-pound boy — the nurses called him Aqila, his mother’s name — was the 20th baby delivered over the course…

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A Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Would Sharply Cut Sales

A ban on flavored e-cigarettes would not only severely dent sales of Juul Labs’ popular vaping products, but also have a chilling effect on the little regulated $2.6 billion industry of roughly 20,000 vape and smoke shops that sprung up across the country in the past few years. But a day after Alex M. Azar…

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Mother Denim Wants You To Get Metaphysical

Mother, the much beloved L.A.-based denim brand is embracing its free spirited California roots with an inspired 18-piece capsule collection. Launched on 8/8, the date is symbolic in the mystical world as the time when the Lion’s Gate Portal opens, promoting spiritual openness and awakenings. And for this week only, you can shop the full…

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Medical News Today: Cartilage piercing bumps: What to know

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Wait — What’s All the Drama?

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Medical News Today: What to know about leg cramps at night

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Everything That Happened Day 6 of New York Fashion Week

On the last day of New York Fashion Week, we were basically running on coffee and fumes. Thankfully, beautiful clothing, live music, and french fries at Matthew Adams Dolan got us through. Michael Kors Sean ZanniGetty Images Yalitza Aparicio was the star of this season’s front row, which took in a show infused with American…

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