Check In: In Vienna, Affordable Luxury Comes at a Price

Rates From about 80 euros, or about $93. Basics Ruby Lissi, which opened this past spring, is the third and newest hotel in culture-packed Vienna from the Munich-based Ruby Group and is billed as offering its guests “lean luxury.” This outpost is housed in an 18th-century Neoclassical stone building that has accommodated a disparate collection…

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Bites: In Small-Town Maine, a Restaurant Both Reverent and Innovative

When I first discovered Elda in off-the-summer-tourist-trail Biddeford, Me., I was surprised. It seemed like a restaurant that belonged on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, or at least in Portland’s bustling restaurant scene, 25 minutes up I-95. Immediately, I sent a note to a friend who grew up in a similarly sleepy town near Portland. “What…

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Fashion Review: Hedi Slimane’s Celine: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

PARIS — On Friday night in Paris, as the moon rose over the gold dome of Napoleon’s tomb in Les Invalides and a giant black box specially constructed in its backyard loomed in the shadows, Hedi Slimane, the much-admired, much-decried designer who left Yves Saint Laurent in 2016 and whose ghost had been haunting fashion…

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Medical News Today: Parkinson’s: New molecule can stop neural damage

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition characterized by symptoms such as tremor, impaired balance, and slowness of movement. New research from Spain, however, may have found a way of stopping and even reversing the neural degeneration specific to this condition. A newly identified molecule acts on one of the main mechanism of Parkinson’s disease. Data…

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Pam Henry, the Last Poster Child for Polio, Dies at 68

Doctors discovered that Pam Henry had polio in 1951, when she was just 14 months old. At the time, the disease infected tens of thousands of children in the United States every year, permanently disabling many of them. Dr. Jonas Salk’s revolutionary polio vaccine, which would one day eradicate polio in the United States, would…

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Global Health: Ebola Likely to Spread From Congo to Uganda, W.H.O. Says

The risk of Ebola escaping from the Democratic Republic of Congo is now “very high,” and the outbreak already is nearing Uganda, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. The W.H.O. raised its official alert level because of violence by local militias, which has slowed efforts to contain the outbreak, and population movements in eastern…

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Take a Number: Syphilis Rises Sharply Among Newborns

The number of babies born with syphilis has more than doubled in the past four years and last year reached a 20-year high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Syphilis may be passed from a pregnant mother to her unborn baby through the placenta. The infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths, and…

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Hair Repair Secrets Only Hairstylists Know

Hair mask is not a rare product, but still not everyone knows how to use it properly. Today we will share the secrets of hair repair, which only hair stylists know. The mask can be applied to dry hair A more popular option is to apply the mask to damp hair, dried with a towel.…

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Medical News Today: Is Gatorade good or bad for you?

Gatorade is sold as an exercise enhancement drink. It contains rehydrating electrolytes but also has a high concentration of sugar. With this in mind, is drinking Gatorade good or bad for people’s health and sports performance? Gatorade is classified as a «sports drink.» Scientists at the University of Florida developed the drink in 1965 with…

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