To Fight Deadly Candida Auris, New York State Proposes New Tactics

New York State health officials are considering rigorous new requirements for hospitals and nursing homes to prevent the spread of a deadly drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris. The requirements could include mandatory pre-admission screening of patients believed to be at-risk and placing in isolation those patients who are infected, or even those just carrying the…

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22 Pairs of Sneakers That Are Actually Comfortable

Championed by designers from Chanel to Balenciaga and Prada, sneakers have far exceeded function. But that doesn’t mean you don’t want a comfy pair at the end of the day. Whether your look is a sleek low-top, retro silhouette, chunky sole, or sporty knit, no wardrobe is complete without a comfortable sneaker. Ahead, our favorites…

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How to Throw a Celebratory Spring Dinner Party

The chef and artist Laila Gohar moved to New York City 10 years ago, but it was only recently that she began to feel a longing for home. Gohar was born and raised in Cairo — where winters are mild, and summers come hot and quick — and makes a living creating interactive installations at…

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My Miscarriage Cured My Fear of Childbirth

My iPhone’s Face ID function stopped recognizing me the day after my miscarriage, a hilariously modern alert that I’d never be the same person again. My cruel phone was home to three apps that informed me of every aspect of my pregnancy: The fetus was the size of a strawberry, recently graduated from raspberry status,…

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Summer for One

May 23, 2019 Summer is all about blissful long days, laidback luxuries, celebrating the simple pleasures in life, and, usually, spending unfiltered time with friends and family. While the latter is nice, it can also become overwhelming during a season where freedom is the ultimate goal. Frankly, spending too much together time isn’t always dreamy.…

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‘Halston’ Review: The Designer as Unsolved Mystery

Sometimes a documentary doesn’t know when to leave well enough alone. It’s got access to all of the important people, who come through as their most maximal selves. It’s got a good story to tell and a life to unpack and tons of old photographs and miles of archival footage to delight, intrigue and astound.…

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Despite Eye Rolls, Good Sancerres Rise Above the Sniping

A small group of ubiquitous wines occupies the paradoxical territory of being well known, highly popular and often reviled. Mostly, these are wines in which the name of the grape or the appellation have become so pervasive as to essentially become brand names. You know them well: pinot grigio, chardonnay, Prosecco, Sancerre, just to name…

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The Cannes Red Carpet Is So Much Better Than the Met Gala or the Oscars

If Elle Fanning doesn’t come away from the most recent Cannes Film Festival, which began May 14 and ends Saturday, with a next-level fashion ambassador contract, something has gone seriously wrong with the celebrity style industrial complex. Ms. Fanning, after all, has been something of the star of the show, swanning down the red carpet…

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Medical News Today: What to know about the CO2 blood test

Doctors can check people’s blood for normal or abnormal carbon dioxide, or CO2, levels to help diagnose certain medical conditions. For example, a CO2 test can help diagnose kidney and respiratory problems. The CO2 test is a simple blood test that measures the amount of CO2 gas in a person’s blood. It is usually part…

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