Sotheby’s Has a Wine Label of Its Own

Wine and Sotheby’s brings to mind rare, top-of-the-line collections up for auction. But that doesn’t apply to the auction house’s new line of wines bearing its own label and sold in its wine shop and online. It sells 12 wines, each a well-crafted, almost textbook example of a particular varietal, category and region, without suggesting…

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Is Crispr the Next Antibiotic?

For decades, scientists and doctors have treated common bacterial and viral infections with fairly blunt therapies. If you developed a sinus infection or a stomach bug, you would likely be given a broad-spectrum antibiotic that would clear out many different types of bacteria. Antiviral drugs help treat viral illnesses in much the same way, by…

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Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Returns, but Will the Hype?

And you thought the chicken sandwich wars were over. Two months after announcing that it could no longer keep up with demand for its coveted new chicken sandwich, the fast-food chain Popeyes said on Monday that it’s bringing it back. The sandwich, which proved so popular that it prompted long lines, will make its return…

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Medical News Today: What to know about gallbladder polyps

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For Many Widows, the Hardest Part Is Mealtime

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — When her husband, Bill, died six years ago this month, Michele Zawadzki squared her shoulders to the grief. They had been together for 47 years — since high school, when they were prom dates — so she knew that life without him would be trying. Not just holidays, but even mundane matters…

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Medical News Today: What can cause toe swelling?

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Sugary Drink Ban Tied to Health Improvements at Medical Center

In recent years, hospitals and medical centers across the country have stopped selling sugar-sweetened beverages in an effort to reduce obesity and diabetes. Now a new study carried out at the University of California, San Francisco, has documented the health impact of a soda sales ban on its employees. Ten months after a sales ban…

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When Your 200-Month-Old Can’t Sleep Through the Night

Sleeping through the night is a hot topic in pediatrics, so it was no surprise that there was a standing-room-only crowd for a lecture on it at the national conference of the American Academy of Pediatrics in New Orleans over the weekend. The speaker, Dr. Adiaha I.A. Spinks-Franklin, a developmental behavioral pediatrician, did her training…

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