Medical News Today: Coexisting conditions: New test predicts suicide, cognitive risk

After studying thousands of people for over a decade, researchers have concluded that living with multiple chronic conditions can seriously affect a person’s brain health and mental well-being, hastening forms of memory loss and increasing the risk of dying by suicide. Having multiple chronic conditions can speed up cognitive decline. Recent research has shown that…

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When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music

The 52 Places Traveler Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia, can be an intimidating place for visitors. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found, the rhythm won’t steer you wrong. July 2, 2019 Image Olodum is arguably the most famous of Salvador’s bloco-afros, samba-reggae ensembles that double as community organizations.CreditSebastian Modak/The New York…

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Is Cold Brew Better Than Iced Coffee?

Around this time in July — when our ever-shortening spring weather takes a sharp right into the damp, hot depths of summer — coffee drinkers are confronted with a morning-altering decision: switch to iced coffee to combat the oppressive weather, or commit to hot coffee as a kind of bold, unnecessarily masochistic act? Those who…

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Women in the Spotlight, but Few Behind the Lens

Image A photograph from Susan Meiselas’s Carnival Strippers series, now on display in Arles, France. Ms. Meiselas was to be presented with the first Women in Motion photography prize at the  Rencontres d’Arles photography fair.CreditSusan Meiselas/Magnum Photos Susan Meiselas, the much-lauded Magnum photographer perhaps best known for her arresting 1979 shot of a Nicaraguan revolutionary…

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