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How My Relationship With Food Changed After I Moved in With My Boyfriend

How My Relationship With Food Changed After I Moved in With My Boyfriend

Health
In the two years I’ve lived with my boyfriend, Mike, a lot has changed. I’ve taught him that a salad can in fact be a meal in itself. He’s taught me that sometimes, you just have to eat the hot dog or the McNuggets and enjoy it without an ounce of remorse. But it wasn't easy to find this sweet spot when it came to food. Immediately after college, Mike and I moved to New York City together. We’d been doing long distance for four years and decided now was the time to end that chapter and actually see each other on a regular basis. We moved into a cozy apartment in Astoria, Queens and officially became roommates. As with anyone you live with for the first time, we experienced an adjustment period. We had to learn to balance our work...
Tokyo Medical University changed scores to limit admittance of women

Tokyo Medical University changed scores to limit admittance of women

World
Aug. 7 (UPI) -- A medical school in Japan admitted Tuesday it altered the results of entrance exams to limit the number of women admitted to the university. Officials at the Tokyo Medical University offered an apology after an internal investigation revealed the manipulated results starting in 2006. The probe found that the school subtracted points for female applicants while padding the scores for men. School officials did so out of the belief that women would discontinue their medical careers or take long periods of absence if they got married or had children, Kyodo News reported. The practice was "nothing but discrimination against women," one of the lawyers involved in the investigation said. The probe found that former Chairman Masahiko Usui and former President Mamoru Suzuki each a...
Health official who urged abstinence says views have changed

Health official who urged abstinence says views have changed

Health
The head of the nation's top public health agency once opposed condoms and needle exchange programs as ways to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. This week, in one of his first media interviews since taking office, Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. said his views have changed. "I think the data is just clear that these strategies work. When you see evidence that these strategies work, you need to embrace them," said Redfield, director of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Redfield, 66, rose to prominence as a top researcher into the emerging AIDS epidemic. He has earned praise for his extensive experience treating HIV patients as well as drug addicts. But he also made headlines more than two decades ago when he was scrutinized for overstating the effective...
1 year of RERA: Not much has changed for the homebuyer

1 year of RERA: Not much has changed for the homebuyer

Finance
On May 1, the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 or RERA will turn a year old. Although certain sections of the Act were introduced on May 1, 2016, it came into force in its entirety on May 1, 2017. Before RERA, there was no real estate regulator in the country due to this many builders took homebuyers for a ride. Delays were rampant and homebuyers usually did not have a reliable source to address their grievances. Hence RERA was enacted with the objective to 'set in motion the process of making necessary operational rules and creation of institutional infrastructure for protecting the interests of consumers and promoting the growth of real estate sector in an environment of trust, confidence, credible transactions and efficient and time bound execution of projects.' Howe...
No-spoiler review: Star Wars has changed forever

No-spoiler review: Star Wars has changed forever

Entertainment
A long time ago, I gave up on Star Wars. Grew tired of bad acting and vague catchphrases. "What this franchise needs is a rebel," I thought. Now it has found one.Light and darkness. Good and evil. Empire and rebellion.There is a reason why this binary vision of the world is the cornerstone of any nutritious blockbuster. Kids love it because they get it, while older fans accept being tricked into seeing the world as black and white.That's why we have heroes and villains. Sometimes the hero breaks bad but, once that happens, there is seldom any hope left for him.Since the Star Wars franchise was reinvented nearly two decades ago, it has been plagued by cliches and bad characters.Video:Questions The Last Jedi needs to answer::The Last Jedi: First reactions to the new Star WarsEpisodes went fo...