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Managing Teenage Acne – The New York Times

Acne appeared sporadically at first when Sophia Steinberg was in the eighth grade, but within two years she said her face, chest and back were covered with embarrassing lesions of cystic acne. “I was very self-conscious, deeply insecure and anxious,” Sophia, a Brooklyn high school student, told me. “I would wake up ashamed for my… Read More »

Dozens say ‘Good Riddance’ to 2018’s bad vibes in Times Square

Good riddance to bad friends, stressful mortgages and embarrassing dandruff! Dozens of people flocked to a rainy Times Square to unload the past year’s emotional baggage — and pesky personal flaws — at the annual Good Riddance Day celebration Friday. To jump-start a happier New Year, some folks scribbled negative phrases on paper — ranging… Read More »

Misconceptions About Health Costs When You're Older – The New York Times

Some significant expenses decline as we age: Most mortgages are eventually paid off, and ideally children grow up and become self-supporting. But health care is one area in which costs are almost certain to rise. After all, one of the original justifications for Medicare — which kicks in at age 65 — is that older… Read More »