Living Near a Major Highway Tied to Developmental Delays in Children

Living near a major highway may be associated with developmental delays in children. Researchers studied 5,825 children living in New York state outside of New York City. Parents periodically filled out a well-validated questionnaire that tracks developmental milestones in children from age 8 months to 3 years. Milestones encompassed physical, verbal and social domains. The…

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36 Hours: 36 Hours in Marseille

No city divides the French like Marseille. For every admirer cooing about the sun-warmed sea, craggy coastlines, fish-rich bouillabaisse and the Mediterranean melting pot (thanks to 20th-century immigration from Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria), someone else is grousing about corruption, dirty streets and eroding Frenchness. And where the port city’s champions see…

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You Asked: Period. Stop.

Could you address the misconception that a period is necessary for good health? — There’s NO 👏Perfect👏 Candidate (@petitpolatouche) October 25, 2018 Short Take A period itself is not a requirement for good health, but sometimes not getting your period can be a sign of a medical condition that needs investigation and possibly treatment. [Have…

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My Friend, Karl Lagerfeld

I first met Karl in the late ’90s. It was a warm July night in Paris during Couture Week, one of those romantic evenings where you look back and think, That was so memorable and magical. It was Paris at the height of Paris couture. He wanted to invite some “cool younger people” to a…

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