No Regrets: Katy Perry Comes With Extra Cheese

Like confetti shot out of a cannon, hundreds of brightly colored wisps fluttered around the city after the Met Gala on Monday night, landing at after-parties that went till morning. The first stop was a party given by Gucci, a gala sponsor, in the Hunter College gymnasium (“Home of the Hawks!”) on the Upper East…

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When It Comes to Weddings, Each Jonas Brother Has a Style

A decade ago, when the Jonas Brothers started pumping out the catchy tunes that launched them into the pop music stratosphere, each famously wore a purity ring. Now all three have traded their purity rings for wedding bands. But while the purity bands were matching, the weddings that led to the wedding rings — including…

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For Nurses, Trauma Can Come With the Job

In 1945, Dorothy Still, a nurse in the United States Navy, met with a Navy psychiatrist to discuss disturbing symptoms she had been experiencing. Miss Still was one of 12 Navy nurses who had been held prisoner of war by the Japanese military in the occupied Philippines during World War II. For more than three…

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Best Dressed at the 2019 Met Gala

The Met Gala’s attendees had one task at hand: dress according to this year’s theme, Camp: Notes on Fashion. For some, there seemed to be a bit of confusion (Celine Dion admitted at first she thought there was going to be a sleepover at the museum), but others pulled off their looks with ease. They…

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All the Celebs Who Were Inspired by Disney Characters at the 2019 Met Gala

Monday night’s Met Gala event was magical! Like, actually magical. Even though all the celebrities arrived seemingly dressed for the night’s «Camp» theme, many of the stars turned out for the event actually looking like Disney characters. Maybe because some of them once were? From Cole Sprouse, an actual former Disney Star, to Zendaya, also…

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Q&A: To Crickets, Your Basement Is a Cafeteria

Image CreditVictoria Roberts Q. What do crickets find to eat in my basement? A. Most cricket species, indoors or outdoors, are omnivorous. They will eat almost any organic material, usually preferring items derived from plants. Depending on what kind your basement is harboring, the crickets may consume dried leaves blown in from outdoors; potted plants…

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Germany Considers Fines for Not Vaccinating Children Against Measles

BERLIN — Germany’s health minister has proposed a fine of up to 2,500 euros, or about $2,800, for parents who refuse to immunize their school-age children against measles, part of efforts to combat a disease that has surged after decades of decline. The fine is part of a draft bill that the minister, Jens Spahn,…

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Medical News Today: Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks

Recent research on the health risks that people undergoing cancer treatment face warns that there is a lack of awareness about the risks that some of these therapies can pose to heart health. Not enough cancer patients are aware of the potential adverse effects of cancer treatment on their heart. Investigators from Flinders University in…

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Five Environmentally Friendly Kitchen Goodies

Where it used to be that choosing environmentally-friendly products was a niche activity, today’s consumer feels very differently. Statistics show that roughly one-third of all consumers are not only seeking to make more environmentally-friendly purchases, but they prefer sustainable brands. This interested in environmentally-friendly products has prompted companies to look at the way they develop,…

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