Christmas Time Is … Here?

Hannah Smith is “usually not one of those people who gets excited about Christmas in July,” she said. This year has been different, though. On July 13, Ms. Smith, a 20-year-old aesthetician, posted a video on TikTok titled “here’s some serotonin i think we could ALL use rn,” featuring a slide show of Christmas-related images:…

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Splaining How Government Works to Young Voters

Name: Ben Sheehan Age: 35 Hometown: Washington, D.C. Now Lives: In a two-bedroom condo in the Hancock Park section of Los Angeles, with his fiancée, Jackie, and his dog, Chooch. Claim to Fame: Until 2016 Mr. Sheehan was the head of talent for the humor site Funny Or Die, in charge of concocting outrageous skits…

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California Moves Toward Easing Coronavirus Restrictions on Business

Here’s what you need to know: Video transcript Back transcript ‘We Need to Adapt’: California Unveils New Virus Reopening Plan Gov. Gavin Newsom said California’s plan to reopen businesses would be based on a system of tiers, tied to positive tests and new cases of the coronavirus. Covid-19 will be with us for a long…

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Back to Where They Started

Sydney Spector, an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Hawaii, and Brock Glover, a Defense Department contractor, began dating a month after meeting through mutual friends in July 2013 in Honolulu. At the time, Mr. Glover, 33, who served 10 years as an active duty officer in the Army, was stationed at Schofield Barracks,…

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Risk of heart attacks halves in patients with diabetes in 15 years

Sophia Antipolis, France — 29 Aug 2020: Dramatic reductions in the risk of heart attacks in patients with diabetes coincides with major increases in the use of preventive medications. That’s the finding of late breaking research presented today at ESC Congress 2020.1 «Our results suggest that when patients are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, starting…

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Can people with heart disease exercise safely?

Sophia Antipolis, France — 29 Aug 2020: The first recommendations on sports and physical activity in all types of heart disease are launched today by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). The document is published online in European Heart Journal,1 and on the ESC website.2 «With rising levels of obesity and sedentary lifestyles, promoting physical…

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What happens when babies with heart defects become adults?

Sophia Antipolis, France — 29 Aug 2020: More than 90% of babies born with heart defects survive into adulthood. As a result, there are now more adults living with congenital heart disease than children. These adults have a chronic, lifelong condition and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has produced advice to give the best…

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Heart rhythm disorders are best managed when patients are listened to

Sophia Antipolis, France — 29 Aug 2020: Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder and increases the risk of stroke by fivefold. Patients with irregular heartbeats should choose the treatment plan with their health professionals, according to European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines published online today in European Heart Journal,1 and on the…

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How to treat the most common heart attacks

Sophia Antipolis, France — 29 Aug 2020: One in five patients die within a year after the most common type of heart attack. European Society of Cardiology (ESC) treatment guidelines for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome are published online today in European Heart Journal,1 and on the ESC website.2 Chest pain is the most common…

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