Health

6 Items to Stuff in Your Ski Jacket Pockets

A day spent skiing or snowboarding consists of fast-moving hits of glorious exhilaration interspersed with glacial stretches spent waiting in line and riding lifts. Often the key to maximizing the fun and minimizing the cold and boredom is how well you prepare. Along with a neck gaiter, waterproof gloves and, of course, snacks — one […]

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I Quit My Smartphone – The New York Times

Thanks to the Allen Carr technique for quitting smoking. Jan. 20, 2020 About a year ago, I noticed a distressing tendency in myself to drift off while the people I loved were talking. It didn’t matter if they were talking about a book they had read or recent health problems or crushing grief or revelations […]

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Have a Search Warrant for Data? Google Wants You to Pay

Facing an increasing number of requests for its users’ information, Google began charging law enforcement and other government agencies this month for legal demands seeking data such as emails, location tracking information and search queries. Google’s fees range from $45 for a subpoena and $60 for a wiretap to $245 for a search warrant, according […]

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Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

The Trump administration threatened on Friday to withhold federal money from California if the state does not drop its requirement that private insurers cover abortions. In an announcement on the morning of the March for Life, the high-profile annual demonstration against anti-abortion rights, the Department of Health and Human Services said it would give California […]