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The underused weight loss option: bariatric surgery

Growing rates of obesity among Americans are clear evidence that even the best intentions and strongest motivations are often not enough to help seriously overweight people lose a significant amount of weight and, more important, keep it off. But for those who can overcome fears of surgery and perhaps do battle with recalcitrant insurers, there remains another very successful option ...

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How to both work and school from home

In March, several days before the coronavirus pandemic brought New York to a halt, Mary Ausman, a parent and church educational coordinator, moved with her husband, their two sons and two dogs from a house in the Riverdale neighbourhood of the Bronx to a 600-square-foot apartment in Hell’s Kitchen. The family wanted their younger son, Alex, 10, a student at ...

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Review on Tarka’s New Outlet

I absolutely had to visit Tarka after their relocation because of the beautiful interior I kept seeing on people’s stories. The decoration is very pleasing to the eye with pops of blue furniture and the metallic hints on their décor pieces make the place an Instragram worthy one. We got started off with some Nimki, Peanuts and Bhujia on the ...

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How easily does coronavirus spread among children?

Amid increasing coronavirus cases and apprehensions that the situation may deteriorate in upcoming winter, the authorities concerned in Bangladesh are in a fix about whether to reopen educational institutions that may expose the children to the virus. Educational institutions have remained closed since March 16 and they will not be opened until Oct 3 as the situation has not improved. ...

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How to protect children’s eyes during remote learning

More time in front of screens, whether for school or for fun and connection, can result in eye strain, fatigue and headaches, but experts offer simple ways for parents to protect their kids’ eyes during a time when screens are a bigger part of everyday life. Eva Cremers/The New York Times With many school districts reopening this fall with fully ...

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Blown Away by Bake Away Desserts

Welcome to the new normal; where you stay at home, work from home, and even order from restaurants and eat, at home. Home chefs have gained a newly found momentum in their food businesses due to the pandemic. Now, in Dhaka, it has become easy to order any type of cuisine from such chefs from the comfort of their homes. ...

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Confused about hand sanitisers?

Only use hand sanitiser when you can’t wash your hands with soap and water The demand for hand sanitiser skyrocketed with the spread of Covid-19. But with too many sanitisers to choose from, people are often confused what they should look for in a sanitiser. It’s simple in fact: Pick one that contains mostly alcohol, and has a few other ...

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Half of Covid patients in Irish study suffer ongoing fatigue

More than half of patients and staff with Covid-19 monitored by an Irish hospital suffered persistent fatigue in the aftermath of the initial disease, according to a new study Friday highlighting the “significant burden” of lingering symptoms. It comes as patient groups and doctors call for more research into the medium- and long-term effects of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which ...

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Equal pay essential to build a world of dignity, justice for all: UN

The United Nations is marking the first-ever International Equal Pay Day on Friday drawing attention to the gender pay gap and the systemic inequalities it is rooted in. Despite decades of activism and dozens of laws on equal pay, women still earn less than 80 cents for every dollar men do. That figure is even lower for women with children, ...

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Fried Pickles, Strawberry Shake and New Burgers at Farmhouse Burger

Farmhouse Burger is one of those places in town that I could go to multiple times without getting bored. Their well-crafted menu and ambience make this place a great place to hangout with friends and family or even go on a cozy date. Located at the south end of Gulshan Avenue in the Bay Development building, they are located underground ...

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