She Told Police a Pediatrician Abused Her. Why Was He Never Charged?

A prominent pediatrician on Long Island lost his medical license after allegations emerged that he had sexually abused girls in his care for decades. But he never spent a day in court. The doctor, Stuart Copperman, was never charged with a crime by local authorities. According to the Nassau County district attorney’s office, not one…

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Is Tinsel Canceled?

The polar ice caps are melting before our eyes. Artificial snow will not be de rigueur this year. Even as whales starve because of the plastic they have consumed, and landfills swell beyond all reason, one age-old holiday tradition that has been hard to shake is the habit of excess. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s…

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H&M’s Different Kind of Clickbait

The H&M group sells an estimated three billion articles of clothing per year. Its revenue makes it among the top three fashion retailers in the world. Clothing for its brands, including H&M, Arket and & Other Stories, is manufactured in 40 countries, the company said; in Bangladesh alone, it sources from 275 factories that employ…

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The Catastrophist’s 2019 Tech Gift Guide

The optimistic view of the last 10 years of consumer technology is that hundreds of millions of people used unbelievable new devices and services to take part in explosive new economies and cultures. The savvier take is to note that consumer tech — most of the all the smartphone — has been a force for change,…

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Cheese Smells. Deal With It, a German Court Rules.

BERLIN — To Wolfgang Hofmann, the owner of a cheese store near Munich, the smell of his product was a sign of craft, taste and tradition. But to Manuela Kragler, the woman who lived upstairs, it was an inescapable stink, rising through open windows and water pipes, wafting through the electrical outlets and permeating her…

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Medical News Today: Cancer drug shows promise in Parkinson’s disease safety trial

Nilotinib, a drug that regulators have approved for the treatment of leukemia, has shown promise in a small clinical trial of people with Parkinson’s disease. Share on PinterestAn approved leukemia drug holds promise for the treatment of Parkinson’s. The main purpose of the trial was to assess the repurposed drug’s safety and tolerability and how…

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The More Processed Foods You Eat, the Higher Your Diabetes Risk

Eating ultraprocessed foods may increase your risk for Type 2 diabetes. Ultraprocessed foods — including chips, instant noodles, breakfast cereals, chicken nuggets and other industrially processed ready-to-eat or microwaveable fare — are designed for tastiness and long shelf-life. They typically contain emulsifiers, thickening agents, food coloring and other additives of no nutritive value. In previous…

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Poor Sleep Tied to Heart Disease and Stroke

Poor sleep may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, new research suggests. Researchers assigned “sleep scores” on a scale of zero to five to 385,292 British men and women, giving one point for having each of five indicators of healthy sleep: being an early bird, sleeping seven to eight hours a night, having no insomnia,…

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Fall Hair Care Mistakes

Does your hair become dull and split more actively in the fall? This is not a rare case. The owner of the hair is often to blame for this because of improper hair care. Many women often make such mistakes, and, as a result, the hair becomes dry and brittle. Let’s find out about them…

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Can You Get Grey Hair at 18?

Genetics, wrong image or care: who or what is to blame for the early manifestation of gray hair. In the shop, look for products that are suitable for gray and dyed hair and read the expert opinion on the appearance of silver strands in girls’ hair below. Why gray hair can appear at an early…

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