When It Looks Like Acne, But Isn’t

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More than 85 percent of Americans suffer from acne at some point in their lives. It’s one of the most common reasons that patients visit their dermatologist. Still, according to Joshua Zeichner, MD, Director of Cosmetic and Clinical Research at Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology, sometimes what looks like acne simply isn’t. “Acne is Read More

A literary tour of Russia

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Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries Russia produced towering figures of world literature, including Pushkin, Chekhov, Tolstoy and Solzhenitsyn. Many of their former homes and places associated with these literary titans have been turned into museums or are tourist attractions in their own right. Visiting them can help provide an insight into what inspired their Read More

Blood Pressure Meds At Bedtime Rather Than The Morning Reduces Risks

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Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime rather than first thing in the morning is not only better for keeping blood pressure under control but it also appears to reduce the risk of heart conditions such as strokes and heart attacks by a significant amount, say Spanish researchers who write about their findings in the 24 October online before print issue of Read More

Parental Smoking Causes Vascular Damage In Young Children

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Another wave of evidence against tobacco use was released this week, with evidence from a Dutch research team showing parents smoking causing vascular damage in young children. Published in Pediatrics, 5 years ago, the scientists began collecting data from 259 children at the age of four weeks, gathering data about their parents smoking habits and studying Read More

A Newly Unemployed Person’s Guide to Severance Pay

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If you’ve been laid off or let go due to reasons that had nothing to do with your performance, you may be wondering how severance pay actually works. Or, more accurately, when you get it. But just who receives it and how much is received isn’t black and white; in fact, the “rules” surrounding this post-employment compensation Read More

Facebook’s Move to Dial Back News Ratchets Up Drama

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Facebook once again has found itself at the center of a media storm, following Mark Zuckerberg’s recent announcement of plans to shift its focus away from promoting news and business content and more toward emphasizing interactions from friends and family. The shift follows more than a year of heavy criticism directed against Facebook. It has Read More

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

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People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience pain in the lower back and hips. Tight hip flexors can also lead to injuries. Fortunately, there are several stretches and exercises that relax and strengthen the hip Read More

The Best Way to Break Down Complex Ideas So Anyone Can Understand Them

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You’re sitting in a conference room with all the big bosses. They’re meeting to discuss the annual budget, and it’s your job to pitch them your case for more money for your team. The problem? While you’re quite confident everyone has a vague idea what your department does, you’re not nearly as confident that everyone Read More

Soft landings: great destinations for first-time travellers

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Nothing beats the rush you get waiting on the tarmac for your flight overseas to roll down the runway. There’s the excitement of the unknown, the jitters that come with taking on something new and the anticipation of what’s to come. Whether you’ve already begun to stretch your travel wings or have yet to take Read More

Why bones might hold the secret to weight loss

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Scientists have found an entirely new mechanism by which our body measures and influences our weight. This “gravitostat” is thought to reside in our bones and may offer new treatment avenues for obesity. Why is sitting so bad for us? The answer may lie in our bones. In recent years, the link between spending long Read More