5 Hair Care Routines for Healthier and Shinier Hair

Do you want your hair to look better, shine, and be healthier? These simple rituals will enhance hair growth, improve its appearance, and help it stay clean longer. Drying your hair before bed Wet hair is very fragile, and during sleep, we change positions and create unnecessary friction that affects the condition of the hair.…

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Makeup Blunders to Avoid after 40

Mistakes that are forgiven at a younger age can ruin the whole image over time and make you much older. What are the main makeup blunders to avoid after 40? Too much foundation The foundation is good only for selfies, photoshoots or video conferences: phone or computer camera “consumes” saturation, so your face will look…

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Pandemics and epidemics could exacerbate racism xenophobia

When viruses, parasites and other pathogens spread, humans and other animals tend to hunker down with immediate family and peer groups to avoid outsiders as much as possible. But could these instincts, developed to protect us from illnesses, generalize into avoidance of healthy individuals who simply look, speak or live differently? Jessica Stephenson, an assistant…

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Entrepreneurs to pitch new health-care innovations in virtual event

WHEN: Competition on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m.; winners to be announced on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 5 p.m. WHERE: Both events will be held online; free registration and information is available at http://bit.ly/M2D2ChallengeEvents. WHAT: Entrepreneurs developing medical devices and technologies to improve health outcomes will pitch their innovations to a panel of expert…

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The persistence of plastic

The amount of synthetic microfiber we shed into our waterways has been of great concern over the last few years, and for good reason: Every laundry cycle releases in its wastewater tens of thousands of tiny, near-invisible plastic fibers whose persistence and accumulation can affect aquatic habitats and food systems, and ultimately our own bodies…

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As pandemic progressed, people’s perceived risks went up

In the first week of the coronavirus pandemic, people living in the United States underestimated their chances of catching the virus, or of getting seriously ill from the virus, according to a recently published Caltech-led study. But as the days progressed, those same people became more worried about their personal risk, and, as a result,…

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Minimally invasive ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release improves long-term outcomes

Leesburg, VA, September 16, 2020—According to ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), ultrasound-guided carpal tunnel release (UGCTR) quickly improves hand function and reduces hand discomfort, making UGCTR a safe, effective, and less invasive alternative to traditional open or endoscopic surgery. Because ultrasound guidance allows carpal tunnel release to be performed with smaller incisions and quicker…

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