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In Paris, care for the invisible people of the street
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In Paris, care for the invisible people of the street

Sitting on a plastic bag filled with clothes, he gazes absently at passers-by, his face impassive. Before him parades the wealthy youth of the 16e arrondissement of Paris, less numerous as the 9 p.m. curfew approaches. Suddenly his eyes light up: he recognized someone. It is Doctor Guy Lessieux, volunteer of the Order of Malta and sponsor of the association's medical marauding. An initiative launched two months ago, when the health crisis has further weakened the most vulnerable populations of the capital."Most of the people we treat have been reported to us by the social marauding of the Order or by the Samu social", says Laetitia de Kermadec, one of the nurses in this mobile unit which travels every two weeks in a truck. At the back, a small doctor's office has been...
All about succulent plants: how to take care of them and which are the most interesting species to have at home
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All about succulent plants: how to take care of them and which are the most interesting species to have at home

Especially fashionable in recent years, succulents, also called succulents, are those that accumulate water in their tissues to adapt to hot and dry environments. Sister cousins ​​of cacti, are used to the most arid ecosystems, since most are of African and American origin. And how do they capture that moisture? Many have hairs on the surface or waxed coatings on the leaves and stems. Although they are very resistant, they need some essential care. Of course, really simple, for what they are species suitable even for those with very little hand with gardening.Little waterAs we have already mentioned, succulents are capable of absorbing humidity from the environment and retaining it in thei...
Farmers taking care of Parisians’ water
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Farmers taking care of Parisians’ water

Based in Préaux, south of Seine-et-Marne, Bertrand Collumeau is one of those farmers whose activity weighs heavily on the quality of the water flowing from the taps of Parisians.→ READ. The secrets of the Montsouris reservoir, the “cathedral” of waterThe family farm of 400 hectares of field crops that he took over in 2003 with his brother is located in the Lunain valley, near the sources of Villemer, a catchment area essential to supply the capital, to a hundred kilometers as the crow flies away.A worrying concentration of pesticides and nitrates"Paris' drinking water supply scheme is based half on water taken from the Seine and Marne, for the other half on groundwater collected in neighboring rural regions", explains Dan Lert, chairman of the Eau de Paris public authorit...
How to remove makeup naturally
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How to remove makeup naturally

Oils with your fingers Vegetable oils have the advantage of being simple to use and of competing in virtues. There is a prescription for each skin type: avocado oil if your skin is dry, jojoba oil if you have oily skin or apricot kernel oil if you want to regain radiance.Vegetable oils are sufficient on their own because they are applied without cotton wool, directly with the fingers. This make-up removal is suitable for sensitive skin which can sometimes be irritated by the coarse texture of cotton, as well as fans of green and the “zero waste” trend. Why does it work?The application of the oil directly in contact with the skin is very gentle. The fatty acids in affinity with those of the epidermis allow makeup to melt easily. Facial massage is ...
The right price
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The right price

Mustard old-fashioned Maille It has been manufactured in France for 274 years. It is said soon: 18 generations of consumers. In Japan, where honor is also counted in the number of family generations dedicated to perfecting and passing on a trade, three centuries ago the Mogi family began producing in Noda Kikoman soy sauce. They had the workshop on the banks of the Edo River so they could quickly ship the bottled sauce to Tokyo, which was then called Edo. The Dutch brought this sauce to Europe at the beginning of the 19th century and, after accumulating prizes at the Universal Expositions in Amsterdam (1864) and Vienna (1873), the umami flavor remained forever on the continent. The Kikoman name, on the other hand, dates from 1980, when the company went from supplying the emperors to...
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6 Months After Surviving COVID, 1 in 3 Have Neurological or Psychiatric Problems

One in three people who overcome COVID-19 suffer from a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis six months on, according to the largest study so far published on the mental toll that long-COVID takes on survivors.  Authors said the research, printed Wednesday in The Lancet Psychiatry journal, proved that COVID-19 patients were significantly more likely to develop brain conditions than those suffering from other respiratory tract infections.Studying the health records of more than 230,000 patients who had recovered from COVID-19, they found that 34 percent were diagnosed with a neurological or psychiatric condition within six months.The most common conditions were anxiety (17 percent of patients) and mood disorders (14 percent).For 13 percent of patients the disorders were their first diagno...