Browsing: How Does the Urban Prairie Girl Do Winter?

We already know that the Urban Prairie Girl ruled summer, in her high necks, apron details and ruffles, making “Amish dowdiness seem a provocative fashion choice,” as noted by another writer in The New York Times. But with temperatures already dipping to 40, how will the U.P.G., whose look centers on calico and gingham, acclimate?…

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Once Paralyzed, Three Men Take Steps Again With Spinal Implant

David Mzee broke his neck in 2010. He was a college student in Zurich at the time, an athlete who enjoyed risk and contact, and he flipped off a trampoline and onto a foam pad. “The foam pad, it didn’t do its job,” he said. Mr. Mzee, now 33, is one of three men who…

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Medical News Today: Is there a vaccine for hepatitis C?

Hepatitis A, B, C, and D are types of viral illness that can affect the liver. While vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B, there is currently no vaccine for hepatitis C. Scientists are working on a vaccine, but challenges specific to hepatitis C have historically made developing the vaccine difficult. The available treatments for…

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working it out: Whoa, Whoa, Whoa. Leggings That Cost $300?

First there were the impossible-to-get-into $40 exercise classes. Then came $365 foam rollers and $1,000 yoga mats. And now: $320 workout tights you basically have to pass a background check to be allowed to buy. Of course, they’re sold out. No, you’re not reading The Onion. The matte black, logo-free leggings came to market in…

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Fertility drugs for women: What to know

Fertility drugs can treat many issues, increasing the chances of conceiving and carrying the baby to term. These drugs treat specific problems, so a person should take them only at a doctor’s recommendation. Taking fertility drugs without a diagnosis will not necessarily increase the chances of getting pregnant. According to the Centers for Disease Control…

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What to Cook: What to Cook Tonight

Good morning. What a joy it is to sleep through these autumn nights, the windows cracked to chill the room, the curtains drawn against the sun that comes later each morning. I wake refreshed, eager to bring warmth into the lives of those around me. But first: Coffee, breakfast, chores. (Pity the northern suburbanites and…

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