first_imgOne of the highlights of New York Fashion Week was Helen Yarmak’s exclusive showing of winter white furs, extraordinary jewels and exotic skin accessories Held on the Royal Balcony of the Crown Building on Fifth Avenue, the three-day event showcased Yarmak’s newest fur line called “Sneg” in Russian, which translates to ‘Snow’. Models sported designs from Yarmak’s sport luxe collections and as well as an exquisite wedding dress of tiered white fox and lace. Her one-of-a-kind reversibles were pure luxury in sable, fox and mink. Yarmak’s signature collection of hand-crafted jewelry was presented in extraordinary designs featuring gold, diamonds and gemstones. Handbags and belts were on display in a range of exotic skins including crocodile and alligator.helenyarmak.com/last_img read more

first_imgRural Hospitals Turning Away Women In Labor, Violating Federal Law In several cases, women suffered serious complications after being denied treatment, or were misdiagnosed at facilities that lacked specialists in obstetrics. ProPublica: Despite Federal Law, Some Rural Hospitals Still Turn Away Women In Labor Under the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, or EMTALA, every U.S. hospital with an emergency room has a duty to treat patients who arrive in labor, caring for them at least until the delivery of the placenta after a baby is born. But 30 years after EMTALA was passed, hospitals — particularly those in rural areas without obstetrics units — are still turning away women in labor. (Lasson, 3/3) center_img This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.last_img read more