The New Sobriety

We all know what sobriety used to be: sober, in all meanings of the word. It was a seltzer with lime instead of Bordeaux with a Michelin-starred meal; a trip to the gym on Friday evenings while everyone else hit happy hour. For those with a serious alcohol problem, it was a worthy decision, maybe…

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Wedding Shoes: Accessories From Heel to Toe

Walking down the aisle has become a bit more detailed. Instead of wearing replicated footwear as-is, brides, grooms and their attendants are adding some flair. Accessories like clips, rings, chains, sneaker laces and decals, showcase personality, contribute to wardrobe consistency and generate distinctive looks. Functional accessories, like plastic attachments beneath the shoe, help maintain balance.…

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Happy Birthday! Just Don’t Open Your Inbox.

When Shannon Franklin, an engineering headhunter in Tampa, Fla., turned 40 this past January, she expected “Happy birthday!” text messages and Facebook posts from high school and college acquaintances. She even anticipated hearing from her mom’s friends — and her ex-boyfriends, too. One former beau inquisitively prompted, “Forty’s the big one. Still not married?” said…

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‘The Gaze Is Ours’

The Look Latinx artists and creative thinkers are incorporating family history and cultural heritage into their work. Image Gabriela Ruiz is a multidisciplinary artist living in Los Angeles. She is part of a group of emerging artists, designers and archivists whose work celebrates Latinx identity.CreditNatalia Mantini for The New York Times Learning to make adobe…

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Medical News Today: Hundreds of current medical practices may be ineffective

“Medical reversal” is a term that defines instances in which new and improved clinical trials show that current medical practices are ineffective or misguided. New research reveals that there are currently almost 400 medical reversals. A new meta-analysis finds that almost 400 medical practices may not be effective. Medical reversals occur when new clinical research…

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