Medical News Today: What to know about constipation after surgery

Surgical procedures are stressful on the body. As a result, they can cause unexpected side effects, including constipation. Constipation does not affect everyone who has surgery, but it is a relatively common side effect of pain medications, anesthesia, and a lack of mobility. Depending on which body part or parts the surgery involved, straining to…

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Take a Number: Amputations and Lacerations: Your Front Lawn Is a Jungle

The accident typically happens on a spring or summer weekend, mostly to men, and the results can be severe: lacerations, fractures and even amputations. From 2006 to 2013, an estimated 51,151 people were injured while mowing the lawn, and 12,243 of them wound up losing a body part. In a study published in the journal…

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Five Weeknight Dishes: Reward Your Future Self

Hi! I’m Emily, here with Five Weeknight Dishes, though today it’s more like Five Weeknight Dishes and a Bonus Make-Ahead. On Sunday evening, facing down a busy week, I decided to catch up on podcasts and make a batch of chili (have you ever made this amazing recipe by Julia Moskin?), something to have in…

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Check In: In Saranac Lake, N.Y., the Rebirth of a Classic Hotel

Rates From $179. Prices likely to spike higher in the autumn and spring. Basics Fall in the Adirondack Mountains is a time of generalized confliction. Coming in search of outdoor tranquillity, you might find yourself vying for a piece of the six million-acre park that more than 10 million visitors have come to enjoy (roughly…

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One Year After #MeToo, Examining a Collective Awakening

Gender Letter helps you keep up with the world, and the women shaping it. Tell me what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. One year ago today, The New York Times published a landmark investigation about how Harvey Weinstein had for decades paid off sexual harassment accusers. Culturally, the article hit like a meteor, drastically altering the…

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City Kitchen: A Better Meatloaf? Add Tomato Sauce and Cheese

Usually I go to the market or grocery store for inspiration, buy whatever looks most tantalizing and head home to make dinner. Other times, I have a more-or-less fixed idea of what I want, but haven’t fine-tuned it. The other day, I wanted meatloaf, but not any old meatloaf. I didn’t want an American-style version,…

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Up Next: Indie Pop Artist Gus Dapperton Taps Into ’90s Style and Sound

Name: Gus Dapperton Age: 21 Hometown: Warwick, N.Y. Currently Lives: With his parents in Long Branch, N.J., where he can focus on making music. Claim to Fame: Mr. Dapperton is a musician, songwriter, producer and designer known for his youthful, ’90s-inflected videos. “I’m very interested in writing songs that go with a visual,” he said.…

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ThirdLove Just Released a New Cotton Bra You’ll Want to Live In

As if we needed more to love about ThirdLove, the trendy bra company just announced a brand new super cozy cotton line. Advertisement — Continue Reading Below SHOP NOW: 24/7 Cotton T-Shirt Bra, $68, thirdlove.com; Cotton Thong, $12, thirdlove.com; Cotton Hipster, $12, thirdlove.com The brand is best known for offering over 70 bra-sizes — including…

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