Peruvian Tastes Find a Spot on the Upper East Side

Headliner Mission Ceviche Restaurant & Bar Peruvian tastes have a new home on the Upper East Side. José Luis Chavez, a native of Peru who was raised in Venezuela, works out of an open kitchen in this stylish restaurant, which has an arresting wall sculpture of a black sea bass. Here, he gives a more…

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If Kim Kardashian Can Sell Me One Thing, It’s Shapewear

After announcing the KKW Beauty Body Collection (featuring foundation for your body) last week, Kim has returned today to announce her newest endeavor, Kimono by Kim Kardashian West. After failing to find shapewear that blended with her skin tone and provided support, Kim Kardashian started to develop Kimono by Kim Kardashian West, a collection she…

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Melissa Berger, Jonathan Reinstein

Melissa Beth Berger and Jonathan Marc Reinstein are to be married Feb. 18 in Florham Park, N.J. Rabbi Robert L. Tobin is to officiate at the Park Savoy, an events space. Ms. Berger, 33, a lawyer, until January worked as a trademark counsel for American Express in New York. She graduated magna cum laude from…

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Medical News Today: Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee

Scientists say they have conducted ‘the first study in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on our brown fat functions.’ A simple cup of coffee may hold the key to tackling obesity and diabetes, suggests new research. Brown fat — which people sometimes refer to as…

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Nantucket for Cheapskates

On Nantucket, stilettos and valet parking have become the norm, along with other signifiers of the immense wealth now summering on the New England island. As Marianne Stanton, the native-born editor of the Inquirer and Mirror (est. 1821), recently opined, the place “has become way too fancy.” My husband and I bought our rather plain…

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A New Trump Order May Make More Health Care Prices Public

The White House released an executive order Monday afternoon intended to require insurance companies, doctors and hospitals to give patients more information about precisely what their care will cost before they get it. President Trump announced the new policy at a signing event, flanked by doctors and patients who had been hit by unexpected medical…

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Shot could remove side effects from late-stage head and neck cancer therapy

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For advanced stages of head and neck cancer, one of the best treatments is so aggressive that it could bring tooth decay, speech loss, constant nausea or all of the above. That’s because the treatment combines two therapies — chemotherapy and radiation — which means double the cancer-killing power, but also…

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Common antidepressants interact with opioid med to lessen pain relief

CLEVELAND — Common antidepressants interact with the opioid pain medication tramadol to make it less effective for pain relief, according to a study from University Hospitals (UH). These findings have important implications for the opioid epidemic, suggesting that some patients suspected of drug-seeking may in fact be under-medicated and just are seeking more effective pain…

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Pine woodland restoration creates haven for birds in Midwest, MU study finds

IMAGE: The Summer Tanager, one of 16 bird species observed in the study. view more  Credit: University of Missouri. Millions of acres of pine woodlands once covered a large portion of the Midwest. But as humans logged these trees and suppressed natural fires, the woodlands gave way to dense forests with thick leaf litter and tree…

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Portable device can be used to diagnose eye disease remotely

IMAGE: An app operating the optical device sends images of the retina over the internet to Eyer Cloud, which stores and manages patient files. view more  Credit: Phelcom Technologies A portable device connected to a smartphone makes precise images of the retina to detect back-of-the-eye (fundus) disease at a far lower cost than conventional methods. Created…

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