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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Katherine Schwarzenegger Says Dogs Are a Great Way to Prep for Parenthood

Practice makes perfect! Katherine Schwarzenegger adopted her dog, Maverick, straight out of college and says having a pet can be the perfect way to prepare for parenthood. “[Adopting] was definitely a learning curve of just the change in how you go about your day and how you live your life,” the “Dog That Changed Me” sponsored by PEDIGREE podcast host, 29, told […]

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Study finds higher risk of stroke-linked plaque in men, possible test for women

Men are more likely than women to develop unstable plaques in their neck arteries, a dangerous condition that can lead to strokes, according to new research that also identified a helpful warning sign for rupture-prone plaques in women. The preliminary study, presented Thursday at the American Heart Association’s Vascular Discovery Scientific Sessions, sought to identify sex-specific markers of plaque instability […]

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Researchers find protein marker for the effectiveness of malaria antibodies

The quantity and quality of antibodies that recognize the end region of the malaria parasite’s CSP protein is a good marker of protection by the RTS,S/AS01E vaccine, according to a study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and institutional collaborators. The study, published in Nature Communications, provides valuable information for guiding the design of more effective vaccines. […]

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Researchers find screenings for social determinants of health need to be tailored to clinics

Study of community health centers in Boston finds great deal of variation in practice, as well as in provider and staff opinions about what helps or hinders the process. An estimated 70 percent of the variation in healthcare outcomes is attributable to social determinants——but it is only in recent years that healthcare settings have begun formally looking at these factors […]

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Longer duration of statin use linked to lower risk for glaucoma

(HealthDay)—Statin use may lower the risk for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), according to a study published online May 2 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Jae H. Kang, Sc.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues evaluated the association between elevated cholesterol levels and statin use and incident POAG among participants (age, ≥40 years) in the Nurses’ Health Study (50,710 participants; […]

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Students are increasingly turning to religious leaders for mental health support

High rates of mental ill health among students, including some tragic cases of suicide, have highlighted the vulnerability of many young people facing the pressures of higher education while away from home for the first time. University leaders have affirmed their commitment to strengthening student support, and counselling services are busier than ever. But one resource is often overlooked: chaplaincy. […]

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Negative experiences at dentist much more common for low-income, nonwhite children

Disparities in young children’s experiences at the dentist are linked to income, ethnicity and language, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Published in Academic Pediatrics, it found that families with lower incomes or from ethnic or linguistic minority groups were more likely to report negative incidents, such as the child being physically restrained, separated from […]

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Expert Nutritionists Recommend These Superfoods For Beautiful Skin

Expert nutritionists don’t spend much on skin care products or anti-aging creams. Instead, they take care of the epidermis (skin) from the inside. If you are wondering why the answer is simple. The epidermis is the largest and most noticeable part of the body. It externally represents everything that goes on inside a human body. We end up spending a […]

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