May 10, 2021

Day: May 10, 2021

Heart disease and stroke risk doubles if your husband or wife has it, study finds

Having a husband or wife with a heart problem could double someone’s own risk of suffering a stroke or heart attack, according to a study.

Chinese researchers found couples’ heart health was clearly linked and a worsening in one partner was likely to trigger the same in their spouse.

Living the same unhealthy lifestyles was the main link between the two, it suggested — but the stress of looking after a seriously ill partner could also raise heart risk.

One in four men whose wives had heart disease also had the illness themselves, compared to one in eight with healthy

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Meghan Markle’s Jewelry For Global Citizen Vax Live Event

Meghan Markle is paying tribute to the power of women. During Global Citizen’s VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World broadcast on Saturday, the Duchess of Sussex made a virtual appearance to show support for the cause and inspire communities to come together amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Her remarks clearly included a nod to her and Prince Harry’s soon-to-be-born daughter, but look a little closer, and you’ll notice Meghan’s outfit also shows support for the women who made an impact on her life.

Meghan opted for a bright and beautiful Carolina Herrera floral print dress for Vax Live event,

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Black-Owned Fashion Brands On Running a Business

the business of black fashion

Courtesy of the designers.

The murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the resulting uprisings sparked a wave of support—some of it genuine, much of it hollow—for the Black community. The response from the fashion industry ranged from posting black boxes on Instagram as a clumsy, superficial display of solidarity to creating grant initiatives like the Designers Hub, founded by Bethann Hardison with help from the CFDA. Publications churned out list after list of Black-owned brands to support—which, for many, meant a major boost in sales.

The question now is: Will that support endure? As the

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