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The mezzo who became a tenor: ‘Glyndebourne was a safe space for singers’

An American transgender singer who was accepted into the Glyndebourne Academy describes the difference a sympathetic environment can make. The official student profile was this: “Glyndebourne Academy is for those young classical singers (16- 26) who have missed out on the chance to develop their vocal talent through lack of access to specialist knowledge, funds, […]

American Cinematheque has 'Lawrence of Arabia' in all its 70 mm splendor

Perhaps the greatest film ever shot in 70 mm, David Lean's magisterial “Lawrence of Arabia,” is returning to the big screen in a newly struck print just in time for the holidays. Winner of seven Academy Awards, including best picture, this epic story of the exploits of British officer T.E. Lawrence...

When contact sports cause concussion injuries, who comes out ahead?

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Concussions are common injuries among contact sport athletes. While most athletes experience full recovery within a few weeks and can return to their sport, according to a study published in...Show More Summary

National science panel calls for aggressive steps to control drug prices

The U.S. must take urgent steps to rein in the out-of-control cost of prescription drugs, including aggressive government intervention to negotiate lower prices for American patients, a panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommended Thursday in a sweeping new...

The Secret in Their Eyes producers find horror Under Your Feet

Haddock Films and Tornasol Films, producers of the excellent 2009 Argentine film THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES (pictured above), which won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and received an American remake that was also pretty great itself, are working with 16:9 Cine and Warner Bros. Show More Summary

Bergdorf Goodman’s Holiday Windows Celebrate NYC Cultural Institutions

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

The 2017 Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows celebrate the American Museum of Natural History, New-York Historical Society, New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and other local cultural institutions. The post Bergdorf Goodman’s Holiday Windows Celebrate NYC Cultural Institutions appeared first on Hyperallergic.

American Academy of Home Care Medicine Announces Four New Board of Directors Members

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine announces new Board of Directors members including K. Eric DeJonge, Theresa Soriano, Bruce Kinosian, and Linda DeCherrie.

National Library Partnership Tackles Health Literacy Gap

More than 90 million Americans have low health literacy, hindering their ability to take control of and address their own health needs, according to a 2004 study by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. The Public Library...Show More Summary

Expression of Certain Genes May Be Key to More Youthful Looking Skin

Some individuals' skin appears more youthful than their chronologic age. Although many people try to achieve this with creams, lotions, injections, and surgeries, new research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology indicates that increased expression of certain genes may be the key to intrinsically younger looking -- and younger behaving -- skin.

If You Make Off-Hand Comments About Your Kid's Weight, You Need to Stop ASAP

Parents might have only the best intentions when they try to keep their child from overeating and making poor food choices. But according to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics, you might want to table those chats, as...Show More Summary

American Academy of Pediatrics "Sets Sail" to Track All US Children

2 weeks agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

The American Academy of Pediatrics, (aka, "Big Brother") wants to track your children. Physicians who support the program can earn MOC® credits, too:The Academy has set sail to be the first entity to collect, store and analyze health data on all U.S. Show More Summary


Michael Pisaro playing Pauline Oliveros's Bye Bye Butterfly. On Nov. 30, the Talea Ensemble will come to the Italian Academy in NYC to give the American première of FACE, a major new seventy-minute voice-and-ensemble work by Pierluigi Billone, one of...

Resident physician is shaped by a difficult patient's life and death

(American Academy of Family Physicians) When a patient dies in the early years of a resident's training, the resident gains insights into the complicated relationships that can mark patients' lives and deaths.

New framework for multimorbidity care identifies changes and gaps

(American Academy of Family Physicians) Researchers have developed a new framework for reporting and designing models of care for multimorbidity.

Anticholinergic cognitive burden scale helps identify risk of adverse outcomes

(American Academy of Family Physicians) Anticholinergic burden assessed with the Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden Scale consistently shows dose-response relationships with a variety of adverse outcomes.

Family physician calls for a return to human connection

(American Academy of Family Physicians) How can medical practices create and sustain healthy cultures at a time of rapid and often stressful change? The answer, according to family physician David Loxterkamp, MD, lies in human connection.

Most older adults prefer to participate in medical decisions

(American Academy of Family Physicians) Although most older Americans prefer to actively participate in making health care decisions, those with four or more chronic conditions are less likely to prefer active decision making. Researchers...Show More Summary

Reports of shared decision making increase in the united states, but disparities exist

(American Academy of Family Physicians) Between 2002 and 2014, reports of shared decision making increased significantly among adult Americans. Analyses of data from a nationally representative survey found that the mean shared decision making composite increased from 4.4 to 5.

A physician explores her own experience with postpartum depression

(American Academy of Family Physicians) I thought I knew what it meant for patients to hear a diagnosis of postpartum depression," writes family physician Tara Frankhouser, DO. After the birth of her first child, however, she found that the reality of the condition was much different than she anticipated. Show More Summary

Optimal gout treatment requires ongoing monitoring for urate lowering therapy

(American Academy of Family Physicians) Managing gout as a chronic, rather than an acute, condition could help prevent recurrences. A new study of more than 8,000 medical records found a positive association between starting treatment...Show More Summary

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