Permanent Makeup: Things You Always Wanted to Know

A woman with permanent makeup is ready for any surprises. She looks ideal when it is rainy or snowy, after a night party or a tear-jerker. We decided to learn more about this procedure, how to prepare for it and what to expect from it. 1.  What flaws of appearance can permanent makeup correct? With…

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Medical News Today: Excess belly fat common in those with high heart risk

Excess waist fat is common in many people with a high risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a recent European study. New research finds that two-thirds of people at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease have excess belly fat. The study, called EUROASPIRE V, is a survey of cardiovascular disease prevention and diabetes.…

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This is the Only Robe You Should Give to Your Mom

Part of being a Mom is loving robes. A good robe brings her back to your family vacation to Niagara Falls and the Marriott hotel («well isn’t this a nice robe»). It’s her go-to attire for all activities before 8AM, conjuring memories of making Eggos on Saturday morning. It hides ratty old pajamas. In short,…

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Books News: John le Carré’s Next Novel to Land in 2019

George Smiley is not coming back (yet), but John le Carré is. The renowned spy novelist’s next book, “Agent Running in the Field,” will be published in October 2019, his publisher Viking announced today. Le Carré’s most recently published book, “A Legacy of Spies” (2017), featured the first appearance in 27 years by Smiley, an…

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3 Stellar Diet Plans for Healthier Weight Loss

There’s no better way to manage weight than to prepare meal plans that are right for our needs. One thing’s for sure, the success in our journey towards better weight loss will depend greatly on the types of diets we choose. Still, it’s important to tread lightly when it comes to weight loss diets. As…

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The Checkup: Why Is Children’s Masturbation Such a Secret?

I first came across the word, naturally, by reading ahead of my grade level; at age 10, I was ostentatiously reading my father’s copy of Margaret Mead’s “Coming of Age in Samoa,” the book that had convinced him to become an anthropologist. I asked my mother, what is masturbation? And I remember her answer: “Touching…

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Hospital-Acquired Infections Are Declining

Image The risk of getting a hospital-acquired infection is decreasing. In a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers surveyed almost 200 hospitals caring for about 12,000 patients across the country in 2011 and again in 2015, reviewing medical records to find cases of health care-associated infection. They found that in 2015,…

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Podcasts Are Getting Newsier. Here Are 8 New Ones Worth a Listen.

They were called audioblogs when they started out. They were casual and rambling, the aural equivalent of the diarylike entries posted on WordPress or LiveJournal in the 1990s. Last decade podcasts became more polished and professional, not to mention profitable — but they stayed away from daily news for the most part. That changed last…

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