Researchers: Improving Eyesight May Help Prevent Dementia

As experimental drugs prove ineffective against increasing dementia cases in the U.S., researchers argue that improving eyesight can have an effect.

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My O.C.D. Diagnosis Was a Blessing, Until it Became Too Central to My Life

Getting a mental health diagnosis can be a huge relief. But can the label become a problem?

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When Where You Work Determines if You Can Get an Abortion

After the Dobbs v. Jackson decision, many women are discovering that their employer can shape major decisions in their lives even more than it did a week ago.

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The Federal Government Subsidizes Abortions. Will That Last?

Individuals can often use health insurance or flexible spending accounts to pay for abortions or deduct the cost on tax returns. Congress might weigh in.

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What Is Delta-8, and Why Is It So Popular?

This popular cannabis product claims to be milder than regular marijuana. But is it legal? And is it safe?

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Epic Tacos

We can’t think of a better recipe for a day off than Pati Jinich’s take on Sonoran carne asada tacos.

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7 Questions to Strengthen Your Relationship

After two years of tumult, these essential conversations can help couples talk about what’s working, what’s not and where the relationship is headed.

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How to Dispute Surprise Medical Bills

After receiving a $21,500 doctor’s bill for a mere 10 stitches, I researched bad medical billing. Here’s how to fight it.

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Are Plan B and Body Weight Interconnected?

Researchers have looked into why and how weight influences emergency contraception but have come up against several unknowns. Here’s what we know.

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Heatless Cooking for Hot Days

You don’t have to light a grill to make the most of summer produce.

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Nature and Camping Trips to Take From Chicago

Hiding within what can seem like Chicagoland’s endless suburbs are slices of nature that make for a perfect weekend camping trip, with restaurants in easy reach.

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6 Ways to Level Up Your Daily Walk

Experts say Americans are taking more walks than before the pandemic. Here are some ways to turn your neighborhood stroll in to an exciting workout.

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Processed Meat and Health Risks: What to Know

Here’s what the experts say.

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6 Ways to Help Your Child Deal With Anger

Anger has a bad reputation, but it is a basic human emotion like any other. Here’s how to help children cope.

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The Simplest Salmon and Other Easy Recipes

A vegetable tofu curry, a tuna mayo rice bowl, a crispy-edged quesadilla: You don’t have to be great in the kitchen to get delicious results.

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These Homeowners Decided to Rent Again

Some homeowners looked at rising home prices and decided to get out while the going was still good. Now they’re renters again.

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How to Start Investing in a Bear Market

The immediate outlook is grim, but low-cost funds that track the entire market can help you prosper over the long term, our columnist says.

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7 Tips for House Plant Care

If you are known to turn a lush house plant into a rotting carcass, here are a few expert tips for making greenery thrive.

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Delicious Reasons to Make Your Own Kimchi

Cooking with homemade vegetarian kimchi is a joy, at every stage of the fermentation.

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Kayak for Exercise: How Paddling Benefits Your Health

Watercraft sales exploded during the pandemic, and many more garages now have kayaks in them. But do you know how to get the best workout in one?

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How Bad Are the Germs in Public Restrooms, Really?

Communal bathrooms can harbor plenty of pathogens, but simple precautions will help keep them at bay.

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10 Beginner Recipes That Will Teach You to Cook

Build confidence in the kitchen with these delicious recipes.

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How to Think About E.S.G. Investing in a Falling Market

Mr. Musk trashed E.S.G. investing. The S.E.C. is investigating Goldman Sachs’s move into the sector. In a falling market, what should investors consider?

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Stress Might Age the Immune System, New Study Finds

Here’s what the results may mean for you.

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Eat This Outside

After a hot day, Hetty McKinnon’s crisp gnocchi with tomato and red onion is a small piece of summer heaven.

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Father’s Day Can be Hard. Here’s How to Handle the Holiday.

For people grieving a loss or facing thoughts “about what could have been or what may never be,” there are ways to find solace.

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Thick-Cut Zucchini, Smashed Cucumbers and Grated Tofu

Vary the way you prep ingredients to get the absolute most out of them.

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Bear Markets and Recessions Happen More Often Than You Think

The U.S. has been in recession 14 percent of the time since World War II. But being prepared can minimize hardship and even offer investing opportunities.

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Yes, You Can Do Better Than the Great American Lawn

There are any number of ecologically friendly alternatives to that lawn you’re so proud of — and they look nice, too. Here’s how to start slowly.

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6 Ways to Sleep Better in the Summer

Though seasonal shifts can derail your sleep, there are things you can do to snooze more soundly when it’s hot out.

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Why Are Bathing Suits So Expensive?

Inside the construction of a one-piece swimsuit, a complicated symbol of “the most vulnerable time of the year.”

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When Stocks Become Bear Markets

Steep downturns of stocks by 20 percent or more are relatively rare, but how long they last could portend damage — for you and the economy.

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Eric Kim’s Essential Korean Recipes

‘If I could have only 10 Korean dishes for the rest of my life, these would be the ones.’ The Times Magazine columnist, cookbook author and son of South Korean immigrants shares the dishes that define the cuisine for him.

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Can Supplements Really Help With Depression or Anxiety?

Here’s what the evidence says about what works (and what doesn’t).

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How to Play Chess

Your guide to getting started with chess, and the New York Times chess puzzle.

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When You’re Forced to Cash Out in a Bearlike Market

You can’t leave money in your I.R.A. forever, as dictated by I.R.S. rules. This can put retired investors in a tough spot.

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You Can Get Covid Again. Here’s What to Know About Reinfection.

Some reinfection questions, answered.

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Why We Still Haven’t Solved the Unpaid Internship Problem

Unpaid internships benefit schools and employers, but aren’t fair to college students footing their own tuition bills.

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What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome? Justin Bieber’s Diagnosis, Explained

Justin Bieber announced that he had the rare facial condition. Here’s what you need to know about it.

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Cool Cukes, Alluring Avocado

Hetty McKinnon’s easy, earthy recipe contrasts crunch with creaminess.

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Roth I.R.A.s for Kids: First, Earn That Money

But there are rules around opening one for a child. First: The child must have earned income.

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How Inflation Is Affecting Money Market Funds

At last, interest rates for money market funds have started to rise. But inflation means that in real terms, you’re still losing money.

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Swimming Safety Tips for Pools, Lakes and Water Parks

Some watering holes are riskier than others.

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How to Cook (or Not Cook) an Artichoke

You can roast, steam, boil and fry this delicious vegetable, or even eat it raw.

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Can Your Diet Really Affect Your Skin Cancer Risk?

A new study found that older adults who ate more fish were more likely to develop melanoma, but experts urged caution when interpreting the findings.

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Walking May Prevent New Knee Pain for Some, Study Suggests

Encouraging new research suggests walking could help prevent new bouts of knee pain in people with osteoarthritis.

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Whom Do You Want to Thank?

Navigating a brutal pandemic, we’ve all faced challenges that have often felt insurmountable. We want to hear who these people are and what you want to say to them.

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My Times: Career Advice From a Career in the Trenches

Thirty years ago, I arrived at The Times as an intern. This is what I’ve learned.

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How to Report Your Home Covid Test Result

In many places, there is no system for sharing home test results with health officials, but the information may still be beneficial for public health.

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It’s Salad-for-Dinner Season

Yasmin Fahr’s salmon and couscous salad with cucumber-feta dressing is a master class in contrasting textures.

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