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  • Osbourne exiting 'Fashion Police' after Zendaya hair flap
    Osbourne exiting 'Fashion Police' after Zendaya hair flap

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Osbourne is exiting "Fashion Police," days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks. …

  • Fashion publishing legend John B. Fairchild dead at 87
    Fashion publishing legend John B. Fairchild dead at 87

    NEW YORK (AP) — John B. Fairchild, who took Women's Wear Daily from dry fashion trade publication to an international industry force, died Friday at his Manhattan home after a long illness, the magazine confirmed. He was 87. …

  • Milan Fashion Week: soft and sensual at Max Mara
    Milan Fashion Week: soft and sensual at Max Mara

    Autumn/Winter 2015 is set to be a luxuriously snug affair, if the Max Mara runway show at Milan Fashion Week is anything to go by. As is often the case at Max Mara, the coats were the main attraction, ranging from generously cut fur-lined creations to billowing quilted trenches and sophisticated cashmere duster jackets. …

  • Pill taken before, after sex may prevent HIV: study
    Pill taken before, after sex may prevent HIV: study

    An HIV prevention pill taken by gay men before and after sex reduced the risk of virus transmission by 86 percent, according to the results of a clinical trial released Tuesday. Truvada contains HIV treatment drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine, and is made by Gilead Sciences in California. While the latest evidence on the technique known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is not enough to change guidelines, it was welcomed as a novel approach to HIV prevention. The study "provides the …

  • Drinking coffee may lower risk of multiple sclerosis
    Drinking coffee may lower risk of multiple sclerosis

    People who drink four to six cups of coffee daily may be less likely to get multiple sclerosis, according to international research out Thursday. "Caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases," said lead author Ellen Mowry of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. "Our study shows that coffee intake may also protect against MS, supporting the idea that the drug may have protective effects for the brain," she …

  • Ireland passes EU's first tobacco plain packaging law
    Ireland passes EU's first tobacco plain packaging law

    Ireland on Thursday became the first European Union member state to pass a law introducing mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products, prompting the tobacco industry to threaten legal action. "We are on the verge of being the first country in the EU to pass a law on plain packaging. …

  • Connected Milk Nanny delights crowd-funders
    Connected Milk Nanny delights crowd-funders

    Parents can scan the barcode label of their baby's formula and Milk Nanny identifies the brand and knows what proportions it needs to whip up a well balanced bottle of it. Milk Nanny has made a splash on Kickstarter, raking in over $118,000, surpassing its goal of $100,000. Founders promise in a video that Milk Nanny will be available in time for Mother's Day. …