Advice From Health Care’s Power Users

Image People who spend a lot of time in the health care system have some advice for the rest of us.CreditSaul Loeb/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images If the health care system seems confusing to you, you are not alone. In a large recent survey of the most seriously ill people in America, we learned that…

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Medical News Today: Using light to destroy metastatic breast cancer

Dr. Nalinikanth Kotagiri of the Cincinnati Cancer Center in Ohio has just received the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award to study the use of light to target cancer cells in late-stage breast cancer. The researcher explains the benefits of light therapy for metastatic breast cancer. A new form of light therapy could drastically…

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The ‘Sugar Dater’

In an article published earlier this week, Chandler Fowles, 25, told of being scammed last spring by a man she met on SeekingArrangement.com, a dating website dedicated to connecting “sugar daddies” and “sugar babies.” He had promised her and a female friend $2,500 for sex and to cover the cost of a hotel room, pretended…

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City Kitchen: Finding a Better Bratwurst

Have you ever noticed how a brisk walk on a crisp, sunny fall day can make a person hungry? Something about falling leaves and cool breezes arouses certain cravings. Some are satisfied with hot chocolate or a cappuccino; others crave a beer and a burger. For me, it’s sausages sizzling in a cast-iron pan with…

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5 Easy Ways to Transition Your Wardrobe to Fall

Welcome to «The Perfect,» ELLE.com’s roundup of all the elements needed for a perfectly outfitted and executed fill-in-the-blank. Fall used to mean new notebooks, a fresh backpack, and however many three-ring binders your teachers deemed necessary. Now it’s a time to rethink your uniform, swap out summer loves, and start layering. See our favorite autumn…

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A Good Appetite: A Lemon Cake That Cuts to the Pith

I can shrug off chocolate and ignore caramel, but when it comes to lemon, I can never resist. If there’s a lemon dessert on the menu, I order it. If I see a lemon cake recipe I’ve never tried, I’ll bake it as soon as is humanly possible. This is why I found myself rushing…

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How 5 Fall Trends Are Worn Across the U.S.A.

Each season, the runways reveal what major trends the style world will collectively start adopting. And while citizenship in said world isn’t limited to where you reside, there are dialect-type differences: A woman in Texas is styling her runway-approved cowboy boots with a different vibe than a Washingtonian would, and women in Boston have a…

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Medical News Today: Why does diabetes cause fatigue?

Fatigue is a common symptom of diabetes and can result from high blood sugar levels and other symptoms and complications of the condition. Some lifestyle changes can help a person manage diabetes fatigue. Fatigue is different from being tired. When a person is merely tired, they usually feel better with rest. When a person has…

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Medical News Today: 12 natural muscle relaxers

Experiencing muscle tightness and soreness at times is common. While some over-the-counter medications can help, many people are interested in using natural muscle relaxers instead. There are many possible causes of muscle tightness, pain, and reduced range of motion, including: exercise, especially unfamiliar exercise a backache pregnancy fibromyalgia symptoms People who wish to avoid synthetic…

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