Medical News Today: Upset stomach: Crohn’s disease or something else?

An upset stomach can cause symptoms similar to those of Crohn’s disease, which is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Although persistent gastrointestinal symptoms may indicate an IBD, such as Crohn’s disease, there are numerous other possible causes to consider. The symptoms of an upset stomach often occur after eating a big meal or…

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Medical News Today: What to know about breast yeast infection

A breast yeast infection is a type of inflammatory skin condition that develops in skin folds. A yeast infection, also called candidiasis, occurs when Candida yeasts grow uncontrollably. A yeast infection can develop in many different parts of the body, including the: mouth and throat esophagus vagina penis anus skin Candida yeasts are a type…

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Bette Midler Vamped as Mae West

Leave it to actors to nail a Hollywood-themed Halloween party. The dress code for Bette Midler’s annual Hulaween dinner, held last Thursday at the Hilton Midtown, was the golden age of cinema. And so Judith Light channeled Marlene Dietrich, Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein were Tin Man and Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz,” and…

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Is This the Store for Grown-Up VSCO Girls?

According to the 2019 World Happiness Report, Denmark is the second happiest country in the world. I was the second happiest shopper inside the Ganni store in SoHo, the first stateside location for the Danish brand that has found a huge number of fans in the United States. (A second has just opened in Los…

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Why Justin Bieber, Chris Pratt and Offset Like to ‘Double-Wrist’

What fashion flourish is shared by Justin Bieber, Fidel Castro, Princess Diana and Drake? If you guessed “double-wristing,” the totally gratuitous but weirdly enduring practice of wearing two wristwatches at once, you’re possibly guilty of the extraneous practice yourself. The head-scratching look, once favored by Hollywood’s horological two-timers like Marlon Brando and Johnny Depp, has…

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Retro Drinks and a Light-Up Dance Floor in a Brooklyn Bar

JJ’s Hideaway Williamsburg, Brooklyn There is no one named JJ, nor is this new bar very well hidden, but with its alluring light-up dance floor, muscular sound system and brightly colored drinks, JJ’s Hideaway traffics in fantasy anyway. Opened in August, it is the latest venture by Dan Cipriani, the restaurateur and set designer behind…

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A Mexican Restaurant in the Bronx Prepares for an Asylum Case

On Sunday afternoon, La Morada, a family-owned Oaxacan restaurant in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, hummed with activity. Children ate tortillas, with fingers stained green and purple from acrylic paint, as their parents strategized over steaming mugs of coffee. They had come to make signs in support of the owners’ son, Marco Saavedra,…

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The Essentials of Native American Cuisine

That’s not all we have this week, however. Julia Moskin traveled to Long Island to interview the pastry chef Claudia Fleming. The article comes with two excellent recipes, for mini tartes tatin, and for a chocolate caramel tart. Other cool new recipes on NYT Cooking include Sue Li’s roasted carrots with toasted almonds; Lidey Hueck’s…

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Crispr Takes Its First Steps in Editing Genes to Fight Cancer

Doctors have for the first time tested a powerful gene-editing technique in people with cancer. The test, meant to assess only safety, was the first step toward the ultimate goal of editing genes to help a patient’s own immune system to attack cancer. The editing was done by the DNA-snipping tool Crispr. The procedure was…

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