Medical News Today: What is an orgasm headache?

An orgasm headache is intense and it starts suddenly, just before or during an orgasm. These headaches are usually harmless, and a person can often treat them with over-the-counter pain medications. However, headaches during sex can sometimes signal a more serious condition. In this article, we describe what orgasm headaches are, what they feel like,…

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Medical News Today: Is the shot or the pill better for birth control?

The shot and the pill are two effective forms of hormonal birth control, each with their own benefits and risks. Does one work better than the other? There are many different birth control options. People can choose which one to use based on their benefits, risks, and what feels right. When choosing between the shot…

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Work Friend: On Social Media at Work, Even Friends Can Be Enemies

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Lurker, Stalker, Climber, Spy I do not get along with one of my colleagues. We do not talk unless it’s work-related. I have tried to be friendly, but…

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The New Old Age: Older Americans Are Awash in Antibiotics

Image CreditJun Cen Last month, Caryn Isaacs went to see her primary care doctor for her annual Medicare wellness visit. A patient advocate who lives in Manhattan, Ms. Isaacs, 68, felt perfectly fine and expected a clean bill of health. But her doctor, who’d ordered a variety of blood and urine tests, said she had…

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Uptick: What’s the Skinny on the Keto Diet?

Uptick is a periodic feature that investigates fads, follies and fetishes new and old that are spurring conversation. The hype: Who would have guessed that a high-fat diet that encourages you to double-down on veal shanks and blue cheese would kick up much of a fuss? Kidding! With a nudge from Hollywood and Silicon Valley…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Eggs for Dinner!

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, with recipes for busy people who still want something good to eat. Scrambled eggs were the first dish I learned to cook as a kid, dragging the white rubber spatula in the skillet at 12, 3, 6 and 9, so it makes a kind of sense that eggs…

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Medical News Today: Nutrient-dense foods list

Nutrient-dense foods are those that have a high nutrient content for the number of calories that they contain. By including nutrient-dense foods in their diet, people can increase the amount of nutrition that they get per calorie. Examples of nutrient-dense foods include legumes and nuts, which are an excellent source of protein for those following…

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A Good Appetite: These Generously Buttered Noodles Have Loads of Umami

French cultured butter and Maggi seasoning powder may not be one of the most classic pairings, but it’s a combination dear to the cookbook author Andrea Nguyen’s heart. Before Ms. Nguyen and her family left Vietnam in 1975 to emigrate to United States, her mother would scrape small flakes of butter — imported from France…

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City Kitchen: A Taste of Lebanon via Paris

My introduction to Lebanese street food was at an outdoor market in Paris, when I had just moved there in the early days of the 21st century. As I would learn, Lebanese savory treats are common at Parisian markets, a great boon to the hungry shopper. You get to the market by 10 a.m., when…

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