Front Burner: Bad Weather Leads to a New Olive Oil

Extreme weather conditions led the California Olive Ranch in Chico, Calif., to take the unusual step of making a line of California extra-virgin olive oils blended with oils from other countries. The Destination Series — Everyday, Mild & Buttery and Rich & Robust — was created to convey the same flavor profiles as the company’s…

Details

Why Do You Love a L.O.L. Surprise?

According to our e-commerce and big-box retail overlords, the hottest toy this holiday season was the L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise. It didn’t reach fist-fighting-in-store-aisles levels of frenzy; it’s no Tickle Me Elmo, and it’s not 1996. But, according to NPD Group, a market research firm, L.O.L. Surprise! was the best-selling toy brand of the year…

Details

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Season of Turmoil

This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. Hundreds of doctors packed an auditorium at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Oct. 1, deeply angered by revelations that the hospital’s top medical officer and other leaders had cultivated lucrative relationships with for-profit companies. One by one, they stood up…

Details

When Doctors Serve on Company Boards

Cancer centers are re-evaluating their relationships with health care companies, including when, if ever, doctors and researchers should serve on corporate boards. Here are some hospital executives and cancer researchers who sit on the boards of publicly traded companies, in dual roles that may raise questions about conflicts of interest. Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher Image…

Details

What to Cook: Happy New Year!

For the crabs and lobster and scallops: Champagne, as Eric Asimov has taught. But if you’re eating caviar, have no Champagne, as Eric has also advised: The eggs make the wine taste metallic. Better is chilled vodka and plenty of it. Alternatively, like, you have no interest in celebrating this turning of the calendar page,…

Details

Medical News Today: Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

New research, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, suggests that a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes may be a cause of erectile dysfunction. New research finds evidence that erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes are genetically linked. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 30 million adults in the United States. There are several…

Details

How to Remove Under-Eye Circles?

Most women try to fight hated circles under their eyes with concealers and creams, but these products do not always give the desired result. Geniusbeauty.com figured out how to get rid of dark circles under the eyes once and for all! How the area around the eyes ages Wrinkles, the appearance of the first folds…

Details