A Stirring Stir Fry

Good morning. A classic Mississippi Roast is really a no-recipe recipe: It’s just a beef chuck roast placed in a slow cooker with dry-packaged ranch dressing and “au jus” gravy, a stick of butter and a handful of pepperoncini. Some people add a splash of brine from the peppers. Cook that for a long, long…

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Help! Where Is the Safest Seat on an Airplane?

Dear Tripped Up, My son is flying from Los Angeles to New York City for Thanksgiving. I got him a ticket on Delta Air Lines because they’re blocking out the middle seats. That said, the seating configuration of the plane is a 2-3-2. I’ve heard that window seats are safest, but there’s always a risk…

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Who Will Win the ‘Genius Dog Contest?’ Watch the Competition Begin

If you’re looking for a competition where you don’t have to worry about whether the losers will concede, you might try the Genius Dog Contest. Starting on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Eastern time and continuing until Monday, Nov. 16, the contest, which is also a scientific experiment, will be live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube. It…

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House Hunting on Bonaire: Perched Above the Caribbean for $1.5 Million

A Four-Bedroom Villa on the Coast of Bonaire $1.499 MILLION This four-bedroom, Mediterranean-inspired villa sits just outside Kralendijk, the capital city of Bonaire, a Caribbean island in the Leeward Antilles known for its world-class scuba diving. The island, situated about 60 miles off the coast of Venezuela, is one of the ABC Islands (together with…

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Women Doctors Are Less Likely to Perform C-Sections

Female obstetricians are less likely than their male colleagues to perform cesarean sections, a review of studies has found. Researchers pooled data from 15 studies from around the world covering more than 1.2 million births supervised by female and male doctors, plus 11 studies that used hypothetical scenarios to assess 4,911 obstetricians for their preferences.…

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The Answer to What You Want to Wear Now

Just over a decade ago, when the world was reeling in the aftermath of the Great Recession, Jil Sander, the German designer whose uncompromising approach to minimalist luxury had defined a certain kind of soft-power dressing for ambitious women, swooped in to offer much needed palliative care. Joining forces with Uniqlo, the Japanese fast-fashion giant,…

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True or False: Trendy Face Mists Are Worth the Money

Every morning, after cleansing her skin, before applying her serum and while making her coffee, Alyssa Bonanno spritzes her face with a rosewater and aloe mist she discovered on TikTok. “I let it soak in,” said Ms. Bonanno, 27, an owner of a marketing studio in Los Angeles. “It helps my skin look a little…

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Now’s the Time to Sign Up for Health Insurance. Here’s How.

If you need health insurance, and can’t get it from your job, this is the time for you. It’s the season when anyone who wants a 2021 Obamacare health plan can shop for one. The waves of job losses caused by the pandemic have disrupted many people’s incomes and insurance arrangements. But even people whose…

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How Exercise Might Affect Immunity to Lower Cancer Risk

Exercise may help to fight cancer by changing the inner workings of certain immune cells, according to an important new study in mice of how running affects tumors. The study involved rodents but could also have implications for understanding how exercise might affect cancer in people as well. We already have considerable and compelling evidence…

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MD Anderson researchers present immunotherapy advances at Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Annual Meeting

HOUSTON — Promising clinical results with combination treatments for patients with melanoma and lung cancer highlight immunotherapy advances being presented by researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center at The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 35th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs (SITC 2020) . «The SITC Annual Meeting provides us…

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