Kate Middleton Just Wore the Cutest White Sneakers for Summer

Summer is basically here, and so is Kate Middleton’s latest fashion: a casual, lace-up white sneaker that’s perfect for the season—and too cute to pass up. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing the crisp white Superga Cotu Sneakers ($65; nordstrom.com) along with a dreamy eyelet blouse from M.I.H. Jeans and a chic pair of culottes from Massimo Dutti (that […]

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Infectious diseases on the rise among injection drug users in Hamilton: public health department

Hamilton’s public health department has issued a warning to people who inject drugs in the city. The public health department is investigating an increasing trend in the number of newly diagnosed HIV cases and invasive Group A Strep cases among Hamilton drug users. Since September 2018, the public health department says there have been 16 new HIV diagnoses, with almost […]

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Children with cancer wait an average of 6.5 years longer than adults to access new drugs

Cancer drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took a median of 6.5 years to go from the first clinical trial in adults to the first trial in children, according to a study at the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. The study was published in the May issue of the European Journal of Cancer. “Despite […]

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Decisions, Decisions! Kim, Kanye Chose Son Psalm's Name 'After the Birth'

Not a decision to take lightly. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West had a tough time figuring out what they should name their new arrival, Psalm West. A source tells Us Weekly exclusively that Kardashian, 38, and West, 41, “had multiple names” for their son and “didn’t decide [on Psalm] until a day after the birth.” But now that the newborn […]

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The Princess Diaries' Erik von Detten and Wife Angela Welcome Daughter Claire Elizabeth

Erik von Detten is a daddy! The Princess Diaries and Brink! star, 36, and his wife Angela have welcomed their first child, a baby girl, the new mom shared on Instagram Tuesday. Alongside a photo of their newborn daughter, the proud mom shared that Claire Elizabeth von Detten was born on Friday, May 17, measuring 19 inches long and weighing 5 lbs., […]

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Stem cell differences could explain why women are more likely to develop adrenal cancer

Scientists have discovered a potential biological reason why women are more likely to develop adrenal disorders, including cancer. According to the researchers, the answer could lie in the increased turnover of hormone-producing cells found in the adrenal glands of females. The adrenal gland is a hormone producing organ that sits on top of the kidneys. The outer part, or cortex, […]

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About half of workers are concerned about discussing mental health issues in the workplace

Roughly half of American workers say they are comfortable talking about their mental health in the workplace and more than one-third are worried about job consequences if they seek mental health care, according to a new poll released here today by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). While most workers with benefits know how to access mental health services (70 percent) […]

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Readmission rates vary little among primary care doctors

(HealthDay)—There is minimal variation in readmission rates among primary care providers (PCPs), according to a study published online May 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Siddhartha Singh, M.D., from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to examine whether 30-day readmission rates vary by PCP in Texas. Data were included for patients […]

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How universities can help scale back the ‘Freshman 15’

Students typically gain weight in their first year of university. There are expressions to reflect this knowledge, such as the “freshman 15” in North America (which assumes students gain 15 pounds, or around 8kg) and “freshman fatties” or “fresher five” in Australia and New Zealand. Studies have confirmed the weight gain as fact, although the amount gained is, on average, […]

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The scandal that should force us to reconsider wellness advice from influencers

Former social media influencer and “wellness guru” Belle Gibson first caught public attention after claiming she cured herself of terminal cancer by rejecting conventional medicine in favour of a healthy diet and lifestyle. Her story was documented on a blog and social media, which became the basis for a successful book and app, featuring lifestyle advice and healthy recipes. In […]

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