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CHICAGO (September 11, 2020): The first-ever virtual American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2020 will convene October 3-7, offering surgeons and guest clinicians both live and on-demand sessions. The conference will offer the finest in continuing education for surgeons across all specialties and throughout all stages of their careers. This year’s conference embraces a…

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Live Covid-19 Tracker

Here’s what you need to know: ImageEcho Park Lake in Los Angeles in July. Credit…Philip Cheung for The New York Times A new study warns the virus is ‘a life-threatening disease in people of all ages.’ The coronavirus may be best known for the brutal toll it has taken on older adults, but a new study…

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A University Had a Great Coronavirus Plan, but Students Partied On

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, more than 40,000 students take tests twice a week for the coronavirus. They cannot enter campus buildings unless an app vouches that their test has come back negative. Everyone has to wear masks. This is one of the most comprehensive plans by a major college to keep the…

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Normal People Are Our New Muses

Gucci: Courtesy of the brandInstagram Style Points is a new weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. Jeannette Wei. Sabrina Pilkati. Ioana Ciocan. These may not be household names, but they’ve all played a big part in fashion recently. Wei is designer Joseph Altuzarra’s grandmother, and her wardrobe helped inspire his fall…

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Marc Jacobs Releases a Polysexual Collection

Courtesy of Larissa Hofmann/Marc Jacobs Adding to the conversation about gender and sexuality in 2020, Marc Jacobs just dropped a new collection that celebrates polysexuality. (For those not familiar with queer identities, a polysexual person is someone who attracted to multiple genders and identities.) Titled «Heaven,» the collection draws on teenage daydreams, alienation nation, queer…

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Century 21, Fabled New York Bargain Destination, Is Closing

Century 21, the famous New York discount store chain, became the latest retailer felled during the pandemic, saying on Thursday that it had been forced to file for bankruptcy and would close all 13 of its locations after failing to receive money from its insurers. The retailer said in a release that its insurance providers…

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Victor Glemaud Enters the Tech World With New Fitbit Collection

Fitbit’s ongoing partnership with the Council of Fashion Designers of America has already produced collaborations with Kim Shui, PH5, Public School and more to produce comfortable bands for the brand’s best-selling smartwatches. You can’t talk comfort without mentioning the knit connoisseur Victor Glemaud, who is the latest designer to join forces with Fitbit. Glemaud is…

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Are Gender Reveals Cursed?

This week, after a “smoke-generating pyrotechnic device” used at a gender-reveal party set off a devastating wildfire that scorched thousands of acres east of Los Angeles, many internet pundits decided enough was enough. “Revealing my baby’s gender by crashing a tanker full of pink oil into a delicate coral reef,” one person tweeted sarcastically. Others…

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Mandy Moore’s Best Looks Ever

Getty Images From her ’00s pop star days to This Is Us, Mandy Moore’s style has always been colorful and daring. In honor of her decades of consistently chic fashion, we track her best looks. View Gallery 169 Photos 1 of 169 March 12, 2020 Appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in a…

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