Medical News Today: What factors influence a person’s height?

The main factor that influences a person’s height is their genetic makeup. However, many other factors can influence height during development, including nutrition, hormones, activity levels, and medical conditions. Scientists believe that genetic makeup, or DNA, is responsible for about 80% of a person’s height. This means, for instance, that tall people tend to have…

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Barneys Workers Feel Used as They March Store Toward Death

A job at Barneys New York once represented a glimmering opportunity in a challenging retail landscape — the kind of chain where sales associates might work for decades, earning competitive salaries as well as commissions, while honing expertise in fine jewelry and designer apparel. But that reality evaporated soon after Barneys filed for bankruptcy last year…

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Medical News Today: What to know about dental implants

Dental implants are artificial structures that a dental surgeon inserts into a person’s jawbone. A person may need an implant if they have lost one or more teeth. Keep reading to learn about the types of implants and associated risks. We also describe what to expect from dental implant surgery and how much the procedure…

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Ayanna Pressley Opens Up About Living With Alopecia and Hair Loss

Representative Ayanna Pressley, Democrat of Massachusetts, revealed in a video released on Thursday that she has a condition called alopecia and is now bald. “This is about acceptance,” Ms. Pressley said of her decision to publicly discuss her baldness. “I hope this starts a conversation about the personal struggles we navigate, and I hope that…

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How to Pose for Photos Like a Red Carpet Pro

Pascal Le SegretainGetty Images Posing for photos is an awkward undertaking, so how do celebs make it look easy? It turns out red carpet pros have an arsenal of poses for getting the perfect shot, but even the most effortless-looking photo-ops take some practice. Celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger, who dresses red carpet darlings like Lupita…

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Net-a-Porter’s Sale Section Has Pieces Up to 80 Percent Off

Design By Morgan McMullen Looking for a way to cure those winter blues? Perhaps some retail therapy will help. Right now, Net-a-Porter is offering up to 80 percent off clothing, accessories, and beauty products. For years, Net-a-Porter has been one of our go-to destinations for beautiful, ridiculously chic pieces. Whether you’re looking for an investment…

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Medical News Today: Blood transfusions: What to know

Blood transfusions work to replace blood that is lost due to injury or surgery. People can also get blood transfusions to treat certain medical conditions. This article will outline what a blood transfusion is, when they are necessary, and what to expect during the procedure. Share on PinterestA person may require a blood transfusion if…

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What to know about pelvic floor dysfunction

The muscles, ligaments, and tissues of the pelvic floor support the bladder, rectum, and sexual organs. When the supportive structures weaken or become especially tight, doctors describe it as pelvic floor dysfunction. It is a common health issue. When a person has pelvic floor dysfunction, the organs in the pelvis may drop. They often press…

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See 51 of Jennifer Aniston’s Most Iconic Looks

After landing her breakout role as Rachel Green on Friends, Jennifer Aniston took the lead as America’s sweetheart. The ELLE cover girl has starred in a slew of big-screen hits and graced countless best-dressed lists. While she’s known for her classic little black dresses, Jen knows what works for her and has always wowed on…

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