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Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Ever since he had Lasik surgery two years ago, Geobanni Ramirez sees everything in triplicate.<p>The surgery he hoped would improve his vision left the 33-year-old graphic artist struggling with extreme light sensitivity, double vision and visual distortions that create halos around bright objects and …

Ophthalmology

Scientists Find Another Possible Explanation for Why Hair Goes Gray

Scientists think they’ve stumbled upon a newly discovered mechanism that could explain why some people’s hair turns gray and others become afflicted …

Immune System

How to Stay Mentally Strong When You're Dealing With a Psychopath at Work

Working alongside a toxic person will take a toll on your psychological well-being. These strategies can reduce the damage.<p>When people think of a psychopath, they often conjure up images of serial killers. And while most serial killers likely are psychopaths, many more psychopaths aren't murderers. …

Psychology

Patient advocacy groups take in millions from drugmakers. Is there a payback?

Pharmaceutical companies gave at least $116 million to patient advocacy groups in a single year, reveals a new database logging 12,000 donations from large publicly traded drugmakers to such organizations.<p>Even as these patient groups grow in number and political influence, their funding and their …

Cindy Crawford’s Facialist Is Launching the World’s Best Neck Mask (and More!)

Between Fashion Week, the Oscars, and the upcoming Met Gala, celebrities—and their complexions—rarely get a break. So just how do they do it? Katy Perry, Natalie Portman, and Uma Thurman, for one, turn to facialist Thuyen Nguyen and his word-of-mouth skin-toning method FaceXercise. However, it’s …

Skin Care

Great Performance Isn't Just About Intelligence or Skills, But Adopting The Right Mindset

In an age of disruption, we need to learn to adapt<p>In <i>Mindset</i>, psychologist Carol Dweck argues, based on decades of research, that how we see ourselves is a major factor in what we can achieve. Whether it is children in school or executives in a boardroom, the mindset people adopt has a significant …

Self-improvement

Elon Musk Just Stunned Facebook, Deleting The SpaceX and Tesla Pages--Here's Why That's Awesome

It's never a dull day with Elon.<p>Elon Musk just joined the #deletefacebook movement as he removed Tesla's and SpaceX's pages from the website. The two pages had a combined total of about 5 million 'likes'. Musk not-so-subtly announced his decision on Twitter by asking, "What's Facebook?" in response …

Social Media

Sunset's Whole Orange Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> In this spunky citrus cake, you chuck fresh chunks of orange—skin, pith, and juicy flesh—right in the food processor and blitz till only tiny flecks of skin remain. After mixing this pulpy orange slush into the batter, the cake that comes out is incredibly moist (and gets more so by …

Could a high-salt diet cause cognitive decline and dementia?

A new gut-brain connection has been revealed in a study from scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine. The research found that mice fed a high-salt diet …

Cognitive Impairment

Google cracks down on apps with shady lock screen ads

Following years of complaints by users, Google is cracking down on Android apps that show shady ads on your lock screen, according to a new developer policy spotted by <i>Android Police</i>. That includes very popular ones like ES File Explorer, which has over 100 million downloads to date. They often …

The 400-Degree Thanksgiving

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Melissa Clark and I cooked a Thanksgiving dinner the other day, nine dishes in about …

Recipes

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Cancer Cells

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Seven hotels that will make you want to visit Japan

From Tokyo’s bright lights and towering skyscrapers to Kyoto’s ancient temples and tiny teahouses, Japan brilliantly fuses centuries-old culture and traditions with cutting-edge, modern technology. Tranquil natural landscapes can be found close to busy city sidewalks. This mix of old and new is …

Japan

These Are the Most Beautiful Streets and Neighbourhoods in the World

Each street is a story, an experience, a time capsule. From Morocco to Brazil, Culture Trip brings you some of the most beautiful streets (and …

We should never have told people to start taking vitamins, and new research linking one type to cancer shows why

Not so fast. A growing body of research— including a study published August 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology— suggests that some supplements can carry real health risks. These risks range from vomiting and nausea to an increased risk of cancer and death.<p>Epidemiologists at two American cancer …

South Korea’s Leader Bluntly Warns U.S. Against Striking North

SEOUL, South Korea — With his public alarmed by President Trump’s recent threats to North Korea, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea issued an unusually blunt rebuke to the United States on Tuesday, warning that any unilateral military action against the North over its nuclear weapons program …

7 out-of-this-world geodesic domes you should book ASAP

Okay, okay, that voice in <i>Field of Dreams</i> may not have been referring to geodesic domes when it whispered, “If you build it, they will come”—but that …

Feeling Foggy? Load Up on These Brain Vitamins, Stat

As science advances, the more clear it becomes that what we eat matters. In fact, some health issues can be solved with diet adjustments alone. And …