Exercise Advice for Surviving Cancer, and Maybe Avoiding It

Even a little exercise may help people avoid and survive many types of cancer, according to new exercise guidelines released today that focus on how exercise affects cancer outcomes. The guidelines, issued jointly by the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Cancer Society and 15 other international organizations, update almost decade-old recommendations with new…

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Is Celery Juice a Sham?

Celery juice has been seemingly everywhere: The murky green potion looks like water from an algae-filled pond, yet its disciples have been downing it by the glassful.  Yes, that staid crunchy workhorse usually smeared with peanut butter has gone to the top of the vegetable cart. What is celery juice said to do? Stories…

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He Was Unbearably Itchy, but the Problem Wasn’t in His Skin

“I feel like my body has been taken over by aliens!” the thin 82-year-old man exclaimed. Dr. Melissa Iammatteo, the chief of allergy and immunology at Westmed Medical Group in Purchase, N.Y., nodded sympathetically. This was her first appointment with the older man, who had come to discuss the itchy rash that had made his…

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Are There Benefits to Drinking Kombucha?

Kombucha is a fermented food, much like cultured yogurt, cheese, kefir, kimchi and sauerkraut. Traditionally a carbonated drink with live micro-organisms, kombucha is made by brewing together sugar, black or green tea, liquid from a previous batch and the Scoby, short for symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (though its more popular nickname is “mother,”…

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What Are the Benefits of CBD?

The CBD industry is flourishing, conservatively projected to hit $16 billion in the United States by 2025. Already, the plant extract is being added to cheeseburgers, toothpicks and breath sprays. More than 60 percent of CBD users have taken it for anxiety, according to a survey of 5,000 people, conducted by the Brightfield Group, a…

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This Knockout Spicy Sauce From Yemen Will Improve Almost Any Dish

For the entirety of Prune’s 20 years, I’ve confined myself — with pretty strict discipline — to cooking within a European-and-Mediterranean idiom. It has been two decades of salsa verde, gremolata, sauce gribiche and maître d’hôtel butter, with all the rest doused in olive oil. Of course, giving yourself the entire European-and-Mediterranean pantry is hardly…

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These Sure Are Photos of Kim Jong-un on a Horse

Let us not think too deeply about this one. Kim Jong-un did a photo shoot on a horse. The North Korean dictator rode the white steed through snowy fields, galloping between dusted trees, pausing for an aw-shucks-I’m-on-a-horse smile at the camera. His servants in the state media said on Wednesday that his eyes “were full…

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Medical News Today: What to know about delirium

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Medical News Today: What foods relieve nausea?

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Barneys Bidding Starts, and It’s a Bet on the Future of Shopping

A bidding war may be about to begin for Barneys New York, the beleaguered luxury department store chain that declared bankruptcy in August and became a cautionary tale of retail hubris and the death of shopping as we once knew it. One buyer could mean the liquidation of all of the retailer’s stores, while another…

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