Magical Gifts Inspired by the Elements but Shaped by the Hand

Image CreditPhotograph by Anthony Cotsifas. Styled by Jill Nicholls From left: Abigail Brown coati sculpture, $515, abigail-brown.co.uk. Asprey fox-head decanter, $3,300, (212) 688-1811. Louis Vuitton Les Petits Nomades flowers by Atelier Oï (scattered throughout), price on request, louisvuitton.com. Sam Tho Duong pearl and silver necklace, $26,400, gogotho.de. Kirk Maxson “Jack London Oak” sculpture, $3,000, eleanorharwood.com.…

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End-of-life symptoms of metastatic breast cancer

Metastatic breast cancer occurs when the cancer spreads from the breast to another part of the body. Symptoms and treatment for this stage of breast cancer are different to those of the earlier stages. Doctors may also refer to metastatic breast cancer as advanced breast cancer or stage 4 breast cancer. Many people live for…

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Chinese Scientist Who Says He Edited Babies’ Genes Defends His Work

A Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies said at a conference on Wednesday that his actions were safe and ethical, and he asserted that he was proud of what he had done. But many other scientists seemed highly skeptical, with a conference organizer calling his actions irresponsible. “For…

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Travel Tips: Five Tips to Make Traveling With a Food Allergy Easier

I am severely allergic to gluten and also have a mild dairy allergy, and even though I’m a frequent traveler, it’s not always obvious to me which dishes have either (or both!) when I’m in a new place and eating unfamiliar foods. Dr. Alyson Pidich, the medical director of the Ash Center, in New York…

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Update: European River Cruises Hit a New Obstacle: Not Enough Water

Image This stretch of the Rhine passing through Cologne is among the parts of the river experiencing record low water levels.CreditPatrik Stollarz/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A week into a two-week river cruise along the Danube River in August, Erin Needham, her husband, Scott, and her mother-in-law, Linda, found themselves in an odd position: their…

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Medical News Today: What is a normal body temperature range?

Normal body temperatures vary depending on many factors, including a person’s age, sex, and activity levels. The normal body temperature for an adult is around 98.6°F (37°C), but every person’s baseline body temperature is slightly different, and may consistently be a little higher or lower. In this article, we discuss the normal ranges of temperature…

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Tom Margittai, Who Revitalized the Four Seasons, Dies at 90

Tom Margittai, who with a partner rejuvenated the Four Seasons restaurant from autumnal senescence into a majestic — and, for the first time, profitable — three-star magnet for Manhattan’s power brokers, died on Friday in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 90. The cause was complications of heart surgery, Richard Tang, his spouse and only immediate…

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37 Under $20-Gifts for the Friends You Like, But Don’t Love

We get it: sometimes you have to gift friends you love…but wouldn’t necessarily call when you find out your ex liked an Influencer’s bikini pic and you’re in the midst of a spiral. In other words, you’re not willing to break the bank on her but still want to show her you care. Choose one…

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