Nancy Cappello, Breast Cancer Activist, Is Dead at 66

When Nancy M. Cappello learned that she had breast cancer, and that mammography could not find it, she turned her misfortune into a tireless campaign that led 36 states to require fuller disclosure to women about their mammogram results and the limitations of the test. Her illness — breast cancer that was not diagnosed until…

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Study Warns of Cascading Health Risks From the Changing Climate

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Crop yields are declining. Tropical diseases like dengue fever are showing up in unfamiliar places, including in the United States. Tens of millions of people are exposed to extreme heat. These are the stark findings of a wide-ranging scientific report…

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Medical News Today: What is the difference between MS and lupus?

Multiple sclerosis and lupus both involve the immune system, and they may cause similar symptoms at times. However, they are separate conditions with distinct characteristics. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) appear because the body attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This damage interferes with the way the body communicates with the brain.…

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What are the symptoms of HIV in women?

HIV can affect anyone, and some symptoms may be different in women. In late 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, more than 250,000 women in the United States were living with HIV. Below, we describe HIV symptoms in women, how doctors diagnose the condition and what treatment options are available. Image…

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You Are What You Wear

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is not an easy read. That’s not a comment on his literary output. Mr. Adjei-Brenyah, the author of “Friday Black,” a much-lauded collection of short stories exploring themes of violence, racism and the excesses of American consumer culture, arrived for an interview at The New York Times wearing an acid-washed jacket, a…

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Critical Shopper: The Amazon Warehouse Comes to SoHo

Image The new Amazon 4 Star store on Spring Street in Manhattan.CreditStefania Curto for The New York Times I have a faint memory of an article I read some years back detailing the grim life of a shelf picker in an Amazon warehouse. It described the arrangement of products on shelves — unlikely juxtapositions determined…

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18 Really Good Red Dresses

Not every red dress has to scream va-va-voom. Sure, the color is a statement in and of itself, but that statement could also be «I want to be swathed like a baby in a cozy sweater dress.» Whether you want to channel Minnie Mouse or Jessica Rabbit, in this guide there’s a red dress for…

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Browsing: 4 Holiday Party Looks, 0 Dresses

You’re invited to a holiday party; you reach for a cocktail dress. We get it. There’s nothing wrong with wearing a festive little frock to all of your December parties, but may we suggest a different sartorial strategy this season? Ditch the dress in favor of jumpsuits and separates that will set you apart in…

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Virgos Are Queen of Teen Internet

There’s evidence that, in 2018, people online started to take astrology more seriously. You may have had a hunch that this was a thing, but the shift was evident on Tumblr, historically the source of many of the best astrology jokes and memes, like this post assessing the sun signs of a group of big…

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