Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News

June 23, 2017

In 2015 one market research company estimated the UK market could be worth as much as 3.6bn. But there is little doubt it has grown significantly over the past decade. Focus on body image The report identifies several factors that are encouraging young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels of anxiety around appearance, the rise of social media where photos can receive positive or negative ratings and the popularity of celebrity culture, complete with …

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 22, 2017

… possibility, especially given how sudden this was.” Gupta, who has not reviewed Warmbier’s medical records, said Warmbier could have been given a new medication or have had an old medication withheld. For example, “he could have been treated for a body-wide infection such as sepsis, which is not uncommon in someone who is bedridden,” Gupta said. “The family could have decided to stop giving him antibiotics, then sepsis may have led to his death.” Given …

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8 Ways To Sleep Better When It’s Blistering Hot Outside

June 22, 2017

… significantly cool the body down, especially if its a longer, cool bath, Walsleben said. [That] also removes the oils of the day and allows your skin to breathe out toxins, too. Walsleben recommends sipping an icy beverage while unwinding for an hour before bedtime. Like a cool shower, drinking ice-cold water can help bring down the bodys core temperature. (Just make sure the drink is caffeine-free and nonalcoholicotherwise, it can disrupt sleep.) If youre a never-nude, this tip may not …

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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… there’s something about the architecture that you can see people’s body language,” says Laura Lee, the chief executive of Maggie’s Centres. “They quickly change from being tense and anxious. Their shoulders relax. There’s something about the materiality of the building that says it’s a nice place to be.” On June 9, Maggie’s opened its latest center in Oldham, a town northeast of Manchester. Designed by London-based firm dRMM, the simple …

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Roxane Gay Opens Up About Living In This World In A Fat Body On ‘Daily Show’

June 13, 2017

The story of my body is not a story of triumph, Roxane Gay writes in her new memoir, , which publishes June 13. This is not a weight-loss memoir. Instead, Gay the author of Difficult Women, Bad Feminist and explores her relationship to her body before and after the sexual violence that would rattle her youth. Gay discussed her new book Monday on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. As a comedian, Ive made a lot of fat jokes, Noah said in his conversation with Gay. So he was intent on listening …

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‘Body Slam’ Candidate Issues Lengthy Apology To Reporter He Attacked

June 8, 2017

I made a mistake and humbly ask for your forgiveness, Gianforte says in his letter, acknowledging that his behavior was unprofessional, unacceptable and unlawful. Jacobs said Gianforte body-slammedhim and broke his glasses. The candidates team issued a statement blaming the liberal reporter. The following day, Gianforte won the special election, despite being charged with misdemeanor assault. Gianforte said he was making a $50,000 donation to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Jacobs has …

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URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 5, 2017

… Edgbaston ground in Birmingham, England. The West Midlands venue was hosting a game on Sunday as part of the two-week Champions Trophy tournament, which involves eight countries, including England. World cricket's governing body says extra security had been put in place after the Saturday night attacks in the capital. The International Cricket Council said in a statement that all team hotels went into lockdown and teams, match officials and staff were all quickly accounted for after the …

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Nothing About My Anxiety Is Cute

June 5, 2017

Jordan Whitfield Right now, my hands look like that scene in If there’s loose skin, I’m picking it off. I’m pulling it, even when my body is telling me to stop. Even when it appears someone popped a pack of red Gushers all over my fingers. I can’t stop. I can’t stop because I’m anxious about something utterly out of my control. Maybe we’re driving over a bridge or I’ve started panicking that the mole on my back is looking different and now …

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Drug shrinks ovarian tumours in early trial – BBC News

June 3, 2017

… in her body, taking away much of the pain she was experiencing. One tumour – in her back – has started growing again since she stopped the treatment in January, and she is undergoing radiotherapy for that, but the others are stable. Blood tests spot ovarian cancer early NHS Choices: Ovarian cancer The researchers, from the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in London, wanted to establish whether the drug, known in the study as ONX-0801, was safe, …

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6 Relaxation Hacks For People Who Hate Meditating

June 1, 2017

… great for the anxiety-prone, because it allows you to focus on your breathing and body without getting stuck in your head. If youre new to yoga, I highly recommend starting with Lesley Fightmasters online videos. It may sound simple, but similar to yoga, walking outside (without your phone) allows you to refocus your anxious energy on a physical act and take in the world around you. Heres a great way to start, courtesy of psychotherapist Melissa Divaris Thompson: 4. Singing, humming and …

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Guardian’s Ben Jacobs Will Donate His Broken Glasses To Newseum

May 31, 2017

Last Wednesday, Jacobs was covering Montanas special electionfor a U.S. House seat when he asked Gianforte a question about health care. Jacobs said the candidate, who went on to win the election the following day, body-slammed him and broke his glasses. A Fox News team thatwitnessed the attacksaid Gianforte grabbed the reporter by the neck with both hands and slammed him down on the ground. The candidate then began punching the reporter, the Fox News team said. The reporter has new …

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11 Morning Rituals You Can Adopt To Become A Happier And More Successful Person

… power of your mind and law of attraction to help you get what you want. 5. Exercising Exercise is just plain good for you. It gets your body working, the blood flowing, and gives you more energy. Wake up and do some sort of exercise, whether its a jog around the block, some yoga, stretching, or hitting the gym for an hour. This is more about feeling good than looking good. 6. Reading Reading books and magazines will feed the mind and get your brain working every morning. And, depending on what …

May 29, 2017
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Mystique Vs. Mayhem in Unlikely Stanley Cup Final

… our biggest strength." Some things to look for in would could be a highly entertaining final: HOMECOMINGS (KIND OF) One of Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford's first moves when he took over in 2014 was to send forward James Neal to Nashville for forward Patric Hornqvist. It's worked out beautifully for both sides. Hornqvist, who will be a game-time decision for Game 1 while recovering from upper-body injury, gives the Penguins a nearly intractable net-front presence. Neal …

May 29, 2017
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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

May 29, 2017
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There is currently no emoji to represent periods. This campaign wants to change that.

… they can submit it to the official Unicode body. To vote for your favourite period emoji, visit the Plan Australia Facebook page. WATCH: This adorable emoji python will cure your fear of snakes More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSpinnerBros – White Label GraphPlayer Agency License special Instagram Ads Success Kit PLR Get this Up-to-date “Instagram Ads Biz in a Box” with PLR Rights and start cashing in huge by selling it as your own.Vinci3D Template Club Commercial – GP …

May 28, 2017
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Economics not sex was behind this cruel Chinese practice, according to new research

… was widely believed to have had an erotic appeal. SEE ALSO: China ironically decides to clamp down on online news outlets on World Press Freedom Day “Women’s small feet came to be considered as the most intimate part of her body, the very symbol of femininity, and the most powerful centre of sex appeal,” writes Robert van Gulik, a scholar of East Asia, who authored a study on the sexual life of the ancient Chinese in 1961. But a new book, Bound Feet, Young Hands, by Laurel …

May 27, 2017
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17 Things To Do On MDW That Have Nothing To Do With Getting Drunk

Memorial Day is meant to be celebrated as a solemn remembrance of the brave men and women who have fought to protect our freedom here in America. But we all know many (if not most) people will likely be spending the three-day weekend perpetually drunk off their asses, just because. Contrary to popular belief, though, there are so many other ways to spend the long weekend that dont involve alcohol whatsoever. Giphy Whether youre trying to give your body a break from all the vodka sodas you …

May 26, 2017
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Bella Hadid Confesses The “Crazy” Juice Cleanse She Once Tried

… like shes found some wisdom in her old age kidding about the age, shes only 20, she cant even have a legal drink yet. Hadidsopened up in the past about her struggles with Lyme Disease, which can often be debilitating, and how that affects her lifestyle. She explained, My body cant handle aggressive workouts. [For me] its more about being the best I can be, not about losing weight. [Weight-loss] comes naturally, but it is about being fit and feeling strong. When I wake up in the morning and …

May 25, 2017
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9 Ways To Prevent A Hangover So You Might Actually Get Sh*t Done This Weekend

… wont get wasted and puke in someones trashcan at the pregamesave that for when youre rolling up to the club, where its totally acceptable to boot and rally (as long as you do so discretely). In the morning, youll hate yourself less because you didnt go full-on blackout, and you wont wake up starving to death. Its a win-win.   6. Take A Vitamin According to Harvards School of Public Health, which probably knows what its talking about, alcohol depletes your body of important stuff like …

May 22, 2017
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Axe wants men to rethink masculinity, but can an ad really help?

… running ads portraying adult women as slaves to their senses and casting men as lonely losers until, that is, they doused themselves in Axe body spray, at which point the ladies came running. Not anymore. The new “Is It OK for Guys?” spot is the latest installment of Axe’s “Find Your Magic” campaign, which launched last year by urging men to ditch macho stereotypes and embrace a more enlightened version of masculinity instead. Now, Axe wants its customers to know …

May 18, 2017
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‘Fat but fit is a big fat myth’ – BBC News

In this study, researchers at the University of Birmingham analysed data of millions of British patients between 1995 and 2015 to see if this claim held true. They tracked people who were obese at the start of the study (defined as people with a body mass index of 30 or more) who had no evidence of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes at this point. They found these people who were obese but “metabolically healthy” were at higher risk of developing …

May 17, 2017
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