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American Health Care Is Broken. Major Hospitals Need to Be Part of the Solution

America's major health systems largely ignore social drivers of poor health. That needs to change

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Nearly a third of food in UK shops’ baby aisles ultra-processed, research finds

Report draws attention to health risks of ultra-processing and calls for regulation to catch up with other countriesAlmost a third of baby and toddler foods sold in the UK are ultra-processed, risking children’s long-term health and development, according to …

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Access to contraception has got harder in England, top doctor says

Lesley Regan, women’s health ambassador for England, says ‘destructive’ changes to NHS system in 2012 are failing womenWomen are finding it harder to access contraception than they did a decade ago, resulting in more unplanned pregnancies, the women’s health …

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Parklife festival review – northern rave culture clearly in rude health

Heaton Park, ManchesterEnormous crowds for in-demand Fred Again vie with those for Aitch’s confident homecoming headline set, while the Prodigy chime with Parklife’s rave ethosParklife’s blend of DJs and live acts separates it from the band-centric Reading an…

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Raport ISW: Flota Czarnomorska częściowo wycofuje się z Krymu

Rosyjska Flota Czarnomorska częściowo wycofuje się z Półwyspu Krymskiego i przenosi zasoby do Rosji kontynentalnej. Rosjanie prawdopodobnie mają problem z zaopatrzeniem na okupowanym terenie ocenia w najnowszym raporcie amerykański Instytut Badań nad Wojną.

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Travel nurse thought she won $1,000 lottery prize over lunch. But she won much more

“This is kind of a life-changing amount for me,” the Iowa woman said.

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‘My favourite place in Europe’: 17 travel writers on the country that feels like home

Grand old Viennese coffee houses, blazing Algarve sunsets, steamboats in Stockholm, schnapps in Slovenia … and a dozen more reasons why we love EuropeAt noon, steamboat S/S Stockholm pushes away from Boulevard Strandvägen; its elegant art nouveau buildings, p…

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Travel insurance: how UK holidaymakers can get the best deal

It is vital to weigh up reducing the upfront cost of a policy against what is covered and any excessThe UK global health insurance card (GHIC) allows holidaymakers to use state healthcare in European countries, so it is invaluable if you fall ill or are injur…

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‘Lysfanga’ is what happens when hack-and-slash meets tactical time travel

Lysfanga’s isometric views may conjure up memories of Hades, but this is a different kind of game. While you’ll still be slicing and dicing monsters and enemies, protagonist Imë combines her spells and weapon combos with the ability to revert time and do it a…

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12 Podcasts That Explore the Weirder Corners of the Internet

The internet is a place full of dark corners, deep rabbit holes, endless mazes, and wild threads. But with the chaos comes storytelling gold: These 12 podcasts use communities like Reddit, Yelp, Twitter, and Tumblr to launch into a different part of the digit…

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Asos raises funds as it seeks turnaround after £291m loss

Analysts say still a risk firm could be forced to refinance again if recovery strategy is not successful <ul><li>Business live – latest updates</li></ul>Asos is raising £80m from shareholders and borrowing £275m from Bantry Bay Capital, the specialist lender …

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Tony awards 2023: Lupita Nyong’o’s outfit, Dylan Mulvaney’s dress, fashion, red carpet looks and best of the show – in pictures

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Michelle Williams, Barry Manilow and Jessica Chastain were among the crowd for the 76th annual Tony Awards, held in New York on Sunday<ul><li>The full list of winners</li></ul> Continue reading...

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Hearts are back in fashion – and there’s so much to love

From bags to bras to pendants, the evergreen symbol of affection has been everywhere on the catwalksFashion has fallen in love with the heart again this summer. The 2023 catwalks featured love hearts in every possible form: on dresses at Victoria Beckham and …

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Where to find food and water that's safe to eat in the event of a nuclear apocalypse

After a nuclear apocalypse, canned fish is a great food option. But avoid fresh products, like eggs and mushrooms, for at least several months.

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What even is El Niño? To be honest nobody really understands or cares any more | First Dog on the Moon

We get it, nature really wants to kill us (fair enough too) but can’t we just go to the beach? Is that too much to ask? <ul><li>Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are published</li><li>Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what…

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'To Name the Bigger Lie' is an investigation of the nature of truth

Sarah Viren's memoir, drawing from two life episodes, has the page-turning quality of a thriller. But instead of solving mysteries, she untangles philosophical tensions in pursuit of what is real.

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Humanity Is at "Risk of Extinction" From AI—How Can It be Stopped?

Experts think AI will end humanity as we know it, so what's being done to stop it from happening?

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How startup owners can benefit from knowledge-sharing with large businesses

Two programs run by Dell Technologies aim to help startups build their networks and invest in technology.

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Humans Aren’t Mentally Ready for an AI-Saturated ‘Post-Truth World’

The AI era promises a flood of disinformation, deepfakes, and hallucinated “facts.” Psychologists are only beginning to grapple with the implications.

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Scientists Successfully Transmit Space-Based Solar Power to Earth for the First Time

The California Institute of Technology has big news for space-based power. Researchers at the university have reportedly beamed solar power from space to Earth without a single wire—and they say it’s a first.Read more...

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Meta will lower the Quest headset's recommended age from 13 to 10

Meta is expanding the audience for Quest headsets by inviting preteens into the fold. The Facebook owner is lowering the age for Quest 2 and 3 accounts from 13 to 10 later this year by introducing parent-controlled accounts. Kids will need their parents' appr…

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A new way of teaching kids to read in Georgia

Georgia is changing the way students are taught to read. This year a new law requires schools to adopt what's known as Science of Reading and Structured Literacy.

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The best movies to start the summer off right

Polygon is compiling a list of our favorite summer movies from June to August. What’s makes a great “summer” movie? Check in every Friday to find out!

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'Lego 2K Drive' lets you build your dream race car, brick by brick

It took just a few minutes for Lego 2K Drive to sink its hooks into me. The second I left the road, my sports coupe converted into an off-road buggy. Just before hitting some water, the vehicle's Lego bricks swiftly contorted themselves into a speedboat. Thos…

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Finland’s ‘most rightwing government ever’ to cut spending and immigration

Four-party coalition including far-right Finns agrees deal on austerity and to tighten up citizenship rulesFinland will slash spending, cut immigration and tighten up citizenship rules under a new four-party coalition government including the far-right Finns …

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Republican senator says ‘I don’t want reality’ in heated exchange on race and education – video

A US Senate hearing burst into laughter after Oklahoma Republican senator Markwayne Mullin said 'I don’t want reality' during a session on race and education. Mullin was questioning a witness about whether a book meant to teach children about racism was appro…

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Universities accused of hiding student suicide attempts behind GDPR

Litany of ‘appalling’ safeguarding failures related at debate over need for legal duty of care for studentsUniversities have been criticised for using data protection regulations as a reason for not informing parents that their child has attempted suicide, in…

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Twenty-Dollar Lemonade, but Is It Art?

On an art-fair rooftop, New York grade schoolers peddle refreshments to benefit art education in public schools, Emma Allen writes.

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China’s ChatGPT Opportunists—and Grifters—Are Hard at Work

Chinese entrepreneurs are using AI to start content businesses and write self-help books. But the real money’s in selling the dream.

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Somehow 32 school districts in Mississippi are still under federal orders to desegregate

The Supreme Court's decision in Brown vs. Board of Education outlawed segregation of public schools in 1954. Apparently that effort is still ongoing.

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