Daily self-weighing can prevent holiday weight gain

IMAGE: Associate professor Jamie Cooper shows graduate student Liana Rodrigues how to take height and weight of a subject for clinical health measures with undergraduate Allison Jones in Cooper’s clinical lab… view more  Athens, Ga. — Researchers at the University of Georgia have shown that a simple intervention — daily self-weighing — can help people avoid…

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Scene City: Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Big Feminist,’ Says His Wife, Jerry Hall

Anyone who doubts Rupert Murdoch’s feminist bona fides hasn’t checked with his wife, Jerry Hall. “He’s a big feminist,” Ms. Hall said Tuesday night at an event to promote the Equal Rights Amendment, which would inscribe gender equality into the Constitution. “He has lots of highly paid women executives, and he always treats women very…

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Dry Cleaning Your Wool Sweaters? Don’t Bother.

There’s a unique thrill to beating the system. Scoffing at the “dry clean only” label on your delicate duds may not be the most exciting rebellion imaginable, but it’s a scheme that pays off on laundry day every week. It has for me: Instead of spending my money at the dry cleaners, I wash most…

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Dr. Leonard Bailey, Who Gave a Baby a Baboon’s Heart, Dies at 76

Dr. Leonard L. Bailey, who elicited both admiration and outrage by transplanting the heart of a baboon into a dying infant in 1984, died on May 12 at his home in Redlands, Calif. He was 76. The cause was neck and throat cancer, his son Brooks said. Although Dr. Bailey went on to pioneer human…

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10 Standout Designers from Australian Fashion Week

There must be something in the water down under, because Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia has a way of producing some of the best up-and-coming designers. With alma mater brands like Dion Lee and Zimmermann, MBFWA has made Sydney a breeding ground for fresh faces. After transitioning to a resort-only season in 2015 they’ve learned to…

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Urban Outfitters and Loft Have Joined the Clothing Rental Game

Clothing rentals services used to be a 20-something’s go-to for landing the perfect gown or suit for an upcoming special occasion, but times have changed. Now you can rent an outfit for literally anything, and mall shops like Loft and Urban Outfitters are joining the clothing rental subscription game to bring you a few pieces…

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