A Gender Divide on Microaggressions in Medicine

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Medical News Today: What to know about CT head scans

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Winter Coats Don’t Need to Be Boring. This Season, Embrace Color

The monochrome colors. The minimal trim. The shapeless styles. The benchmarks of typical winter wear have to be practical—but not boring! Cold weather apparel has gone through a tremendous transformation over the years, making it easier than ever to keep warm and look fresh off the runway. Outerwear, especially, can be equal parts functional and…

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Medical News Today: Does apple cider vinegar help with bloating?

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Studies Yield ‘Impressive’ Results in Fight Against Cystic Fibrosis

A pair of new studies report “impressive” benefits from a drug therapy for cystic fibrosis, a deadly and devastating disease that affects tens of thousands of people worldwide, the director of the National Institutes of Health wrote in an editorial published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday. “These findings indicate that it…

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10 Non-Basic Ways to Wear a Denim Jacket

Fact: the denim jacket makes every outfit look pulled together. As one of the most versatile pieces in your closet, it works from day to night and legitimately matches everything. Because it’s such a closet staple, brands rework the classic in every way imaginable: light or dark washes, rhinestone embellishments, distressed, collarless, the list goes…

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In Napa Valley, Winemakers Fight Climate Change on All Fronts

This is the final installment of a four-part series on wine and climate change. ST. HELENA, Calif. — Every wine region has had to deal with some manifestation of climate change, but few have had to deal with as many devastating consequences as Napa Valley. On Labor Day 2017, as the weekslong harvest was getting…

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Tales From the Teenage Cancel Culture

ImageCredit…Anthony Freda 1. A few weeks ago, Neelam, a high school senior, was sitting in class at her Catholic school in Chicago. After her teacher left the room, a classmate began playing “Bump N’ Grind,” an R. Kelly song. Neelam, 17, had recently watched the documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” with her mother. She said…

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Measles Can Cause ‘Immune Amnesia,’ Increasing Risk of Other Infections

Measles is far more dangerous than most people realize, new research shows. The disease itself can cause a severe and sometimes deadly illness, but two new studies published on Thursday found that even when patients recover, the virus can inflict lasting harm on their immune systems. The weakened immunity leaves a child vulnerable for several…

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After Rehab and Loss, a Restaurant Leader Helps His Colleagues

This article is part of a series on Visionaries. The New York Times selected people from all over the world who are pushing the boundaries of their fields, from science and technology to culture and sports. Steve Palmer has opened dozens of restaurants over the course of his career. He knows how to coax the…

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