U.K. to Allow Prescriptions for Medicinal Cannabis

LONDON — Doctors in Britain will be able to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis from Nov. 1, after two highly publicized cases of young, epileptic patients dependent on marijuana-based treatments put pressure on the government to review its policy. The change was announced on Thursday by Home Secretary Sajid Javid, after he called for an urgent…

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These It-Vests are the Cargo Pants of the Upper Body

Recently I’ve developed a bad habit of picking the brains of ELLE.com’s Gen Z-related staffers for insider information on the next big trends. Luckily, they’re more than willing to oblige. Nerisha Penrose is ELLE.com’s assistant editor and Resident Youth, and the go-to expert on Instagram It-girls, the hottest streetwear brands, and, strangely enough, Ed Sheeran.…

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What We Saw at New York Bridal Fashion Week

Advertisement A quick look at some of the latest collections from top bridal designers. By Charanna Alexander Oct. 10, 2018 Image CreditReem Acra, Inabl Dror, Ines Di Santo Bridal fashion designers, both seasoned veterans and newcomers, showcased Fall and Winter 2019 collections during Bridal Fashion Week, which was Oct. 4-7 in New York. This year,…

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Up Next: A Young Curator From a Storied Art World Family

Name: Roya Sachs Age: 27 Hometown: London Now Lives: In Manhattan’s Alphabet City, in an apartment that’s “very much a map of the mind and world of Roya,” Ms. Sachs said, referring to the stacks of art books and the art on the walls, much of it by the artists she has worked with. “I’m…

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Chloe Grace Moretz Loves a Twinning Moment with Her Mom

For some, the perfect closet filled is with easy pieces that elevate your style and take you season-to-season, sans the stress of building a transitional wardrobe or burning a hole in your wallet. For actress Chloe Grace Moretz, it’s all about the power suit. «They’re comfortable—kind of like pajamas, really—and is my lazy-girl outfit,» she…

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Medical News Today: Causes and home remedies for toe cramps

The toes and feet bear the weight of the body every day. People may squeeze them into tight-fitting shoes or subject them to pressure while playing sports, making toe cramps a common complaint. When people experience toe cramps, they may be a mild annoyance or so intense that walking becomes difficult. Toe cramps have many…

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Medical News Today: Is compulsive eating before a period normal?

Compulsive eating is common in the days leading up to a period. Several tips and strategies can help a person curb these cravings. Compulsive eating, or binge eating, is an overwhelming urge to eat more food than necessary. It may involve snacking when not hungry or eating in secret. Some people feel sadness or shame…

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Social Q’s: Dating After #MeToo

I’m a straight woman, and I’ve been on a series of dates with men lately where they end the night by saying: “Just so you know, given the last year and #MeToo, I am not going to make a pass at you. You are going to have to make the first move.” I’ve been struggling…

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Obesity Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Younger Women

Image Obesity is linked to an increased risk for colorectal cancer in younger women, new research has found. Colorectal cancer rates have been increasing in people under 50 while declining in older people. No one knows why. In an observational study published in JAMA Oncology, researchers prospectively tracked the health of more than 85,000 women…

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Omega-3 Supplements May Ease Anxiety

Image Credit Omega-3 supplements may help reduce anxiety symptoms, a review of studies has concluded. The analysis, in JAMA Network Open, concluded that people with clinically diagnosed anxiety disorders who took large doses of the supplement — up to 2,000 milligrams a day — benefited most. Researchers used data from 16 studies that compared omega-3…

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