Nike Leggings Are 40% off Just in Time for Your 2019 Resolutions

Thanksgiving may be over, but thankfully the memories and the mashed potatoes are still with you. Today marks the beginning of the holiday season, loads of shopping, and reflection on 2018 and what’s to come in the New Year…including those resolutions. But your fitness goals don’t have to start with the new year. What greater…

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Medical News Today: Rainforest vine compound kills resilient cancer cells

New research now published in the Journal of Natural Products shows that a vine compound is highly effective in the fight against treatment-resistant pancreatic cancer cells. A type of rainforest vine may hold the key to effective cancer treatments. Pancreatic cancer is notoriously difficult to treat, and the condition has a poor outlook. According to…

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WhatsApp Is Changing the Way India Talks About Food

Anil Bandawane, a farmer living outside Pune, India, was fed up with the poor advice he was getting from the government’s national hotline for agricultural queries. Life as a farmer in India can be isolating, and he felt cut off from his peers. So he started a WhatsApp group called Baliraja (which roughly means “farmer…

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Encounters: Bridget Everett Gets Fitted for a Flaming ‘Tina Turner’ Dress

“Too much?” said Larry Krone, a costume designer. “I don’t think there’s anything that’s too much,” said Bridget Everett, his model, muse and client extraordinaire. On a recent sunny afternoon, they were standing in Mr. Krone’s kitsch-crammed studio in the East Village of Manhattan, which doubles as the headquarters of his label, House of Larréon.…

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New blood test can detect ovarian cancer in its early stages

Relatively few cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed in their early stages, so many people lose the opportunity for effective treatment. A newly developed blood test, however, could change this situation. Can a new blood test help doctors detect ovarian cancer early? The American Cancer Society (ACS) state that «only about 20 percent of ovarian…

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Vows: The Long Road to Recovery, and Then the Altar

Alba Hancock and Robbie Dexheimer met eight and a half years ago beneath a Tucson sky that entertained them with a galaxy of stars, some close enough, it seemed, to eavesdrop on their first conversation, which took place some 2,500 miles from home. “I’m going to tell you everything about me,” Mr. Dexheimer said to…

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Books News: Hollywood Has Long Turned to Novelists for Help. But Poets?

In her new film “The Kindergarten Teacher,” Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a frustrated aspiring poet who discovers that a boy in her kindergarten class may be a budding literary genius, and begins co-opting his verses as her own. When Gyllenhaal was preparing for the role, she thought a lot about what sort of poetry her character,…

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Work Friend: How to Deal With Nosy People at Work

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Who Will Watch the Watchers? I manage a team of people. The most competent person on my team is also, unfortunately, the most annoying. Everything he does that…

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My Workout: Jovan Adepo Gets Workout Tips From John Krasinski

Jovan Adepo, 30, is on the verge of a breakout. Already known for his supporting roles in the film “Fences” and the TV show “The Leftovers,” Mr. Adepo can be seen this fall as the lead actor in the horror-mystery film “Overlord, and the Facebook Watch series “Sorry for Your Loss.” He also has a…

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