Why Tracy Reese Made Her New Line in Flint, Michigan

For Tracy Reese, it’s been a minute. The American fashion star has been in the game for 35 years, first working with French couturier Martine Sitbon, then being hand-picked by Marc Jacobs to be the design director at Perry Ellis. (Yes, Reese was there for the beloved #grunge moment…) By 1998, she had her own…

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Medical News Today: Endometriosis discovery paves way for non-hormonal treatment

Scientists have discovered that a certain type of immune cell could be a prime cause of pelvic pain in women with endometriosis. The finding could lead to new treatments for a common condition that affects many millions of women. New research explores non-hormonal alternatives for relieving the pain of endometriosis. Endometriosis is a lifelong condition…

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A Perfect Recipe for Black and White Cookies

Good morning. Cooking is sometimes about fantasy and today’s is that you’re going to bake black and white cookies (above) this evening, on a Monday night in the middle of July, when most people would sooner read old TV Guides at the laundromat than turn on the oven. It’s Melissa Clark who’s going to get…

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There Is No Single, Best Policy for Drug Prices

Image CreditSrdjan Zivulovic/Reuters A majority of Americans prefer greater regulation of prescription drug prices, meaning government intervention to lower them. But don’t count on a single policy to address a nuanced problem. “All low-priced drugs are alike; all high-priced drugs are high priced in their own way,” Craig Garthwaite, a health economist from Northwestern University’s…

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Deep-Fried Tempura Flakes Are Linked to a Series of Sushi Restaurant Fires

Deep-fried tempura flakes, a key ingredient sprinkled on sushi rolls for crunch and known as agedama or tenkasu, Japanese for “heavenly waste,” have been linked to a series of restaurant fires in multiple states. Five of them occurred in Wisconsin, said Kara Nelson, a fire investigator in the capital, Madison, where two restaurants sustained more…

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Shopping for Beach Chairs

Beach chairs come in so many styles that finding your personal preference can require some trial and error. Paul Masi, a partner at Bates Masi + Architects and a longtime surfer who lives in Amagansett, N.Y., has firsthand experience with this struggle. “We have good friends we’ve been going to the beach with for years,…

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Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen

We have come to the time of year when everyone needs to be reminded about the daily duty of considering the sun. “We don’t want people to just stay inside,” said Dr. Lawrence F. Eichenfield, a professor of dermatology and pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital. “We know that…

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Sunglasses That Help Your Eyes as Well as Your Look

Many people my age with lens implants following cataract surgery are thrilled not to have to wear glasses all the time, but I’ve recently gone in the opposite direction. Although at 78 I can still drive and, in good light, even read the newspaper without corrective lenses, I’ve chosen to wear glasses nearly all the…

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Bentham Science launches new journal, ‘Current Dentistry’

Bentham Science is pleased to announce the launch of new subscription-based journal, Current Dentistry. The first issue of the journal is available online and can be obtained from: https://benthamscience.com/journals/current-dentistry/ Prof. Alvaro Della Bona is the Editor-in-Chief of this journal. He is a Senior Professor and Dean of Dental School, University of Passo Fundo, Brazil. The…

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