The Boston Globe Magazine | December 10, 2017

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Health & Wellness | Magazine

Bioelectronic medicine is a fast growing alternative to drugs

Electroceuticals — using current to treat ailments — are already helping patients who haven’t responded to more traditional approaches for epilepsy, Parkinson’s, and more. By Jessie Scanlon

Why do so many of us avoid going to the doctor? Even doctors.

Not seeking medical help can be dangerous and ultimately expensive. So why do so many of us skip the visit? By Barbara Moran

2017 Top Places to Work

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/TPTWcover1119-3396.jpg Winning workplaces

More than 75,000 employees nominated nearly 340 workplaces across Massachusetts. The 125 best across four categories, small to largest, are here.

The Muck affair

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/110517cover.jpg Sex, spies, and the national anthem: The BSO scandal you’ve never heard of

One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.

2017 Women & Power

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/10292017cover.jpg The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.

The Commonwealth Institute and the Globe Magazine acknowledge standout company and nonprofit leaders in fields ranging from construction to the arts.

North End guide

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/northend0129web_lede.jpg Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.

Love Letters

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/Meredith_Goldstein_NewLogo-3362.jpg Her ex is up for a ‘booty call,’ but she wants more

They split over her drinking, and now he says he can’t commit to more than dinner and hooking up.

Dinner With Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/1210cupid-comp.jpg Blind date: ‘We ended up doing the Japanese cube personality test’

Do their personality quiz results mesh?

Your Week Ahead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/GOK-149.jpg Five things to do, Dec. 11-17

Georgia O’Keeffe at the Peabody Essex Museum, CraftBoston Holiday , Nicholas Nixon at the ICA, and more.

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/main1210cooking.jpg Recipes: Sweet, spicy, tomatoey pot roast-style cauliflower

When presentation counts, ‘pot roast’ cauliflower whole and slice it at the table.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/style1210alt-3378.jpg Warming up a guest room with salvaged finds and heirlooms

In a New Hampshire bungalow, a designer and her fiance deploy family treasures and vintage finds.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/04/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/1intercontinental-.jpg For sale: Condos with on-site fitness centers

Check out these properties on the Boston waterfront and in Brighton.

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Connections | Magazine

At age 28, a joyful breakthrough for my autistic son

Sports, and Special Olympics in particular, was the one thing that worked well for him. Until we discovered another outlet that he has enthusiastically embraced.

Comments

Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine

Readers respond to Neil Swidey’s long-form narrative on an intriguing piece of BSO history and an essay on millennials in the workplace.

College & Money

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0522collegedebt.jpg The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

Boston Rocks

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/xref0611cover.jpg When Boston rocked

Take a tour of your youth with this ode to the gritty clubs, home-grown talent, and visiting acts that made Boston’s music scene so mesmerizing in the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.

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