Prominent Cancer Researcher Resigns from Dartmouth Amid Plagiarism Charges

One of the country’s most influential researchers in cancer screening has resigned from his post at Dartmouth College, after a two-year internal investigation concluded he had plagiarized a graph included in a paper published in a prominent journal. The researcher, Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, has published widely on the risks of aggressive screening and over-diagnosis,…

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We’re on a Boat…With Katie Holmes

It’s 3 pm and Katie Holmes is helping me not puke. We’re bobbing hard on a yacht in the Hudson, and while I feel seasick, Holmes is a pro. «Look out at the water,» she says. «It’s easier if you remind yourself that you’re outside.» The actress is a red carpet natural, but it turns…

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The 2018 Fall Trend You Should Wear, Based on Your Sign

Bye-bye bikinis, hello blanket coats? Yes, it’s true. That little chill is in the air and it’s time for a seasonal wardrobe change. But with this fall’s colorful styles, there’s no reason to feel bummed about covering up. From Clueless-inspired plaid separates to shockingly bright animal prints, ELLE’s resident stargazers, The AstroTwins, have picked the…

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Janet Weinberg, 63, Dies; Advocate for Gay Causes and the Disabled

Janet Weinberg, an advocate for people with disabilities who found her calling as a top executive and fund-raiser at social service organizations like the Gay Men’s Health Crisis, died on Sept. 1 in the Bronx. She was 63. Her spouse, Rosalyn H. Richter, an associate justice of the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme…

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City Kitchen: The Irresistible Allure of Pork and Fennel

Advertisement City Kitchen The aromatic vegetable and its seeds beautifully flavor chops in this easy recipe. Image Pork fat runs through a mixture of onion and fennel in this quick-cooking recipe.CreditCreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times Sept. 14, 2018 While window-shopping in the West Village the other day, I had a sudden hankering for…

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Up Next: ‘Lemon’ Dancer Mette Towley Finds a Bigger Stage

Advertisement Up Next The elastic dancer, who starred in a N.E.R.D. and Rihanna video, was recently hired by Revlon. Image Mette Towley at the Myelin in Brooklyn.CreditCreditNathan Bajar for The New York Times Sept. 14, 2018 Name Mette Towley Age 27 Hometown Alexandria, Minn. Now Lives In an one-bedroom apartment in Van Nuys, Calif. Claim…

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Modern Love: Need to Find Me? Ask My Ham Man

The man who sells me ham is the first person who would notice if I were dead. Experience supports this claim. When my grandmother died unexpectedly three years ago, I left Paris for the funeral without warning any of my local shopkeepers. This led my charcuterie salesman to believe that I myself was dead. Alarmed…

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You’ll Soon Be Able to Identify Women-Founded Companies at a Glance

At the beginning of New York Fashion Week, a few designers posted beautiful black and white portraits of themselves to Instagram. To accompany hers, Batsheva Hay wrote: «I’m part of the launch of a new seal for female founders in New York State. The symbol denotes a female-founded company, and by displaying it proudly, we…

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How body fat affects men’s and women’s health differently

Body fat accumulates differently in the bodies of men and those of women. A new study explores the health consequences that ensue from these differences. Men and women accumulate fat in different parts of their bodies. More and more adults in the Western world are obese, and the Western high-fat diet might be to blame.…

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