Things to Remember When Buying Shoes Online

This spring, all the “fashion responsibility” was focused on online shopping. We are going to tell you how to choose the most ideal pair of shoes. Measure your foot right Sometimes we fail to order our size. Each brand has its own dimensions, and before buying shoes it is better to check it. In order…

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Understanding the Different Ways An Engagement Ring Can Be Set

If you have some idea about rings, you might have an idea of how the setting plays a part in other overall design – otherwise, this guide is a good place to start learning about the different ways a diamond engagement ring can be set. While gathering information for our today’s article, we asked professionals…

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Fighting the Coronavirus With Innovative Tech

This article is part of Owning the Future, a series on how small businesses across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Cristiano Huscher has long used robotics and artificial intelligence for surgical procedures at the Policlinico Abano chain of hospitals in Italy. So when six doctors contracted Covid-19 at his hospital in…

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What Has Lockdown Meant for L.G.B.T.Q. Artists and Writers?

This article is part of our latest Pride special report, featuring L.G.B.T.Q. voices on the challenges and possibilities of these troubled times. It’s a painful paradox for a group of people who have long fought for visibility: Suddenly a pandemic forces them into isolation. Each one is coping in a different way, harnessing their time…

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Coronavirus Economy Especially Harsh for Transgender People

This article is part of our latest Pride special report, featuring L.G.B.T.Q. voices on the challenges and possibilities of these troubled times. When Aria Villajin was a teenager, her father made clear his feelings for gay and transgender people. “He always called L.G.B.T. folks ‘it.’ He didn’t address them as pronouns. They were ‘its.’” Ms.…

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How the Pride March Made History

This article is part of our latest Pride special report, featuring L.G.B.T.Q. voices on the challenges and possibilities of these troubled times. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the first Pride march, which was held in New York City on June 28, 1970. The event — officially known as the Christopher Street Liberation Day…

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Most Coronavirus Tests Cost About $100. Why Did One Cost $2,315?

ImageGibson Diagnostic Labs in Irving, Texas, has charged remarkably high prices for coronavirus testing.Credit…Dylan Hollingsworth for The New York Times In a one-story brick building in suburban Dallas, between a dentist office and a family medicine clinic, is a medical laboratory that has run some of the most expensive coronavirus tests in America. Insurers have…

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As Meat Plants Stayed Open to Feed Americans, Exports to China Surged

Smithfield Foods was the first company to warn in April that the coronavirus pandemic was pushing the United States “perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply.” Tyson Foods also sounded the alarm, saying that “millions of pounds of meat will disappear” from the nation’s supply chain as plants were being forced…

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Repeated coughing seriously degrades face mask efficiency

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2020 — Face masks are thought to slow the spread of viruses, including the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but little is known about how well they work. In an issue of Physics of Fluids, by AIP Publishing, Talib Dbouk and Dimitris Drikakis, from the University of Nicosia in Cyprus, use precise…

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Yale scientists propose explanation for baffling form of childhood OCD

Yale scientists may have found a cause for the sudden onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in some children, they report. Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders, or PANDAS, were first proposed in the 1990s. Thought to be triggered by streptococcal infections, they account for an unknown portion of youth OCD cases. But the biology underpinning this disorder…

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