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“My face looked wrong”: How body dysmorphic disorder changes your perception of yourself

“My face looked wrong”: How body dysmorphic disorder changes your perception of yourself

The problem started with the mirror.  As I was doing my hair one morning before work, I studied my face in the mirror. Something just looked… wrong. I moved my head closer, swiveled from side to side, and was immediately flooded with alarm. The face that stared back at me  looked crooked and malformed in a …

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The red-hot Red Sox are about to face their toughest test yet

The red-hot Red Sox are about to face their toughest test yet

Talking about the hottest team in baseball Alex Cora knows what’s coming. “Toronto’s one of the big boys in the division,” Cora said after his team completed its sweep of Cleveland for a seventh straight win. “They’ve been playing well. It’s going to be a challenge, but we’re ready for it.” The Red Sox manager …

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Cardinals Tired of Seeing Kyle Hendricks' Face and Other Cubs Bullets

Cardinals Tired of Seeing Kyle Hendricks’ Face and Other Cubs Bullets

Adrian Sampson draws a start this afternoon, and I’ll be fascinated to see how he looks. Recall, his last appearance – very low-leverage long relief – featured a shocking volume of whiffs from a guy who doesn’t really do that. I don’t know how much it would matter if he flashes the same stuff again, …

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Skin Mites That Mate on Our Faces at Night Are Slowly Merging With Humans

Skin Mites That Mate on Our Faces at Night Are Slowly Merging With Humans

If you are reading this, you are probably not alone. Most people on Earth are habitats for mites that spend the majority of their brief lives burrowed, head-first, in our hair follicles, primarily of the face. In fact, humans are the only habitat for Demodex folliculorum. They are born on us, they feed on us, …

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Houston children’s hospitals face a summer surge more concerning than COVID

Houston children’s hospitals face a summer surge more concerning than COVID

While COVID-19 hospitalizations remain low, Houston’s largest pediatric institutions are preparing for a more concerning wave of summer infections already prolonging ER wait times at some hospitals. The rate of respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, has doubled throughout Texas over the last month, based on results from antigen and PCR tests tracked by the Centers …

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