Researchers create standardized measurement for pediatric facial palsy

CORVALLIS, Ore. — An international team of researchers, including a psychologist at Oregon State University, has developed a standardized measurement for pediatric facial palsy that will improve the care for current and future patients with the condition. The team, which includes researchers from nine countries, published its findings Thursday in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Each…

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For teens, online bullying worsens sleep and depression

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Teens who experience cyberbullying are more likely to suffer from poor sleep, which in turn raises levels of depression, found a University at Buffalo study. Although research has examined the relationship between online bullying and depression, the UB study is one of few to explore the connection between cyber victimization and sleep…

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Nurse care coordinators are key to success of patient-centered medical home programs

IMAGE: This is Dr. Gilbert Gimm. view more  Credit: George Mason University Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) programs include a team of primary care providers that manage patient care and oversee individual care plans. Their goals are to improve health outcomes, enhance quality, and reduce costs. Medicare and private payers have adopted these programs to improve primary…

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NIH awards will advance development of vaccines for sexually transmitted infections

IMAGE: Colorized scanning electron micrograph of bacteria that cause gonorrhea. view more  Credit: NIAID The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced awards to establish four Cooperative Research Centers (CRCs) focused on developing vaccines to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The grants, totaling $41.6 million over…

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Art Review: ‘Camp’ at the Met, as Rich as It Is Frustrating

In March 2018 the designer Rei Kawakubo held a Comme des Garçons show in Paris dedicated to the subject of camp, and sparked by Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay “Notes on ‘Camp.’” Ms. Kawakubo, who is famous for issuing one-sentence koans to elucidate her work (or make it even more mysterious), was rendered uncharacteristically verbose by…

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Walmart Raises Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21

Starting in July, people under the age of 21 will no longer be able to buy tobacco products from Walmart or Sam’s Club stores in the United States Walmart Inc. announced on Wednesday that it would be raising the minimum age for buying the products on July 1, making it the latest retailer to make…

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Max Azria, Designer Who Sold Couture for Less, Has Died

Max Azria, a fashion designer whose BCBG Max Azria line became a global powerhouse by offering chic apparel for considerably less than many of his competitors, died on Monday in Houston. A family member said the cause was lung cancer, but added that Mr. Azria’s family did not want to release other details about his…

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This Is How Rita Ora Got Ready for the 2019 Met Gala

Camp, by definition, is big, bold, exuberant, extra. In accordance with this year’s Met Gala 2019 theme, Rita Ora was gilded in Marc Jacobs gold, and adorned in 280 carats worth of Lorraine Schwartz bling. Count it up. Ora gave us an exclusive look at her Met Gala prep, from her ode to old Hollywood…

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