An Obamacare Repeal Could Hurt You Even If You Get Insurance Through Work. Here’s How

If you get your health insurance at work, you may have brushed off the fight over Obamacare as someone else’s problem. What you may not realize, though, is that the law added new benefits and protections to employer-based health insurance that you may have come to rely on. President Trump and congressional Republicans have promised to repeal Obamacare, and both have made moves to begin unraveling significant parts of the law. The path forward is far from clear, but the GOP-controlled Congress is expected to go about dismantling portions of…

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Here’s Why Food Is So Insanely Expensive at College

If you’re wondering why college costs so much these days, take a look at the main dining hall at Wellesley College. The $65 million Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center features floor-to-ceiling windows through which students can admire Lake Waban while enjoying made-to-order omelets for breakfast, Niman Ranch ham sandwiches for lunch, dinner entrees featuring local seafood, and, for dessert, all-you-can eat ice cream. Wellesley, in Wellesley, Mass., requires all undergraduates to buy a contract for the dining hall. The cost: $7,442 per year, or almost $12 per meal. That’s almost…

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Here’s to Pantone’s 2017 color of the year

And the Pantone Color Institute’s 2017 Color of the Year is … Greenery. Every year, the design community waits with bated breath for Pantone to forecast the hot color trend that will permeate the worlds of fashion, graphic design and home décor. The choice of Greenery, which Pantone describes as “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first shades of spring,” came about partly as a tonic for our times. “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social…

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Own a Pebble smartwatch? Here’s why your gadget is now doomed

Pebble smartwatch fans could be left high and dry after the wearable tech company was sold this week. The company, which initially gained fame via crowdfunding site Kickstarter, is being acquired by fellow fitness tech firm Fitbit. And some customers aren’t happy – as they could be majorly losing out on their next wearable device. PEBBLE Pebble initially gained fame via its Kickstarter campaign The deal, which was officially completed yesterday, will see Fitbit acquire all intellectual property concerning Pebble’s software and firmware development. The company’s existing products are unaffected,…

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Worried if your toddler is allergic to peanuts? Here’s how you can find out

Infants might be allergic to peanuts which make parents perplexed about when and how to introduce peanut-containing foods to them. A recent study that offers guidance on this topic will definitely help out parents without going “nuts.” “The first step is determining if your child is at high-risk for peanut allergy,” says Amal Assa’ad. “Before introducing peanut-containing foods to a high-risk infant, the infant should be seen by their primary health care provider who will determine if referral to an allergist for testing and/or in-office introduction is needed.” According to…

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Here’s where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on education

Education policy has largely been a second-tier issue in the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees, have focused their comments and discussions mostly on issues like national security, trade, and an email scandal. Still, in Trump’s case, education discussions have followed him as he remains enmeshed in multiple lawsuits filed by former students of Trump University that accuse him of defrauding thousands of customers with worthless classes on real estate and investing. In any case, both Trump and Clinton have given some…

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We’ve been cooking food the wrong way. Here’s how to reduce heart problems

Thinking of ditching the salad bar in favour of pakoras from your favourite snack vendor? Think again. Preventing coronary heart disease (CHD) is not just about what you eat but is also linked to the cooking style you adopt, according to a team of international researchers who say urbanised South Asian’s susceptibility to the disease is partly due to high-heat cooking methods such as roasting or frying. High-heat food preparation is responsible for the increased risk of CHD in urbanised South Asians (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan populations in…

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Abs or not, here’s how you can have Katrina Kaif’s Baar Baar Dekho wardrobe

Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif have been consistently toying with our hearts on social media while promoting their upcoming feature Baar Baar Dekho. The return of the cult favourite song ‘Kala Chashma’ has everyone practicing dance moves for upcoming sangeets even before the movie is out. But what we are crushing most on, other than Kaif’s incredibly fit abs, is her on-screen wardrobe. From her floral lehenga, to the perfect cutout swimsuit and the reflective sunglasses, here are the pieces you need to update your own wardrobe with.    [Source:-Vogue]

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Like what Aditi Rao Hydari is wearing here? Here’s how to get the look

Aditi Rao Hydari was recently spotted in the city in a coolly coordinated jacket and shorts combo by Encrustd. The actor paired her ensemble with a pair of nude heels and a basic white T-shirt. The look is ideal for a weekend in the city and if you want to try the same, you can skip the heels and go with a pair of sneakers for a more relaxed vibe. From decal-ed denim jackets to brocade skirt sets and a heady dose of metallic, high street stores are brimming with…

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