February 23, 2021

Day: February 23, 2021

How heart attack symptoms differ in men and women

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., but only half of women recognize it as their top killer.

Bon Secours S. Francis Registered Nurse Meredith Thackston said many of her patients know heart attack symptoms that are typically seen in men, but that women often have very different symptoms and many don’t know what they are.

“Your classic symptoms are ‘there’s an elephant sitting on my chest and I can’t breathe,” she said. “Some people just have back

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Millennials slam Gen Z over fashion, beauty, emoji preferences

There’s an intergenerational war going on, and this time it’s not between Baby Boomers and Millennials.

It’s actually between Millennials and Gen Z, and their current dispute involves each group’s differing fashion and beauty choices.

Gen Z, which is said to include those who were born from 1997 to 2012, according to the Pew Research Center, appear to favor looser-fitting clothes and symmetrical hairstyles per viral TikTok videos.


In other words, these under 25 trendsetters are sick of skinny jeans and side-parted hair, which have been highly favored

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Kamala Harris’s Jewelry Shines a Light on Designer Irene Neuwirth

Off Brand is a thrice-monthly column that delves into trends in fashion and beauty.

WHEN THE REALITY of the pandemic hit California last March, jewelry designer Irene Neuwirth found herself in tears, walking along Venice Beach with her boyfriend. Like so many business owners, she was grappling with difficult decisions. Her eponymous company had just endured the loss of its most important vendor, Barneys New York, to bankruptcy. The impending shutdown, which would close her two Los Angeles stores, spelled further disaster for the fashion industry, particularly independent designers. She remembers thinking, “Our business is going to go down, we’re

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At New York Fashion Week, Footwear Hangs On

The state of fashion may seem a bit dreary these days, but New York Fashion Week launched its mostly-virtual showings with a somewhat surprising — and much needed — spring in its step, almost quite literally.

Of the first handful of brands to show during the week (which officially runs from February 18, though many of the usual names are showing beyond the calendar), many — including Ulla Johnson and Zero + Maria Cornejo — offered a kind of wardrobe that suggested an easing back into public life come fall.

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That included the footwear, which was

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Influencer, Designer, And CEO Shea Marie Talks Building A Brand And Creating Her Biggest Sales Year Yet

Shea Marie’s Same swimwear is handmade in Los Angeles and crafted from the highest quality Italian fabrics, with a fabulous design you can wear in and out of the water. Marie has traveled the world as an influencer and stylist, but always remains in touch with her California roots. She set out to create a line of swimwear that was versatile and chic — something to be respected as not only swimwear, but ready-to-wear fashion, too. With 1.3 million followers on Instagram, her background as an influencer has given her an incredible platform to share her beautiful designs. But

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What Fashion History Says About A Vice Presidential ‘Vogue’ Controversy : NPR

NPR’s Audie Cornish talks with Richard Thompson Ford, author of the book Dress Codes: How The Laws Of Fashion Made History.


Remember a few weeks back, when the vice president-elect appeared on the cover of Vogue? A controversy erupted over which pictures the magazine chose for the cover shot. For the online version, a picture of Kamala Harris in this sleek, sophisticated blue suit, a look befitting the first woman and woman of color to be vice president. For the hard copy, a picture of a more casual Harris – black pants, brown blazer, her signature

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