NEWS ANALYSIS: More Evidence That Nutrition Studies Don’t Always Add Up

In 2012, Dr. John Ioannidis, the chairman of disease prevention at Stanford, published a study titled “Is Everything We Eat Associated With Cancer?” He and a co-author randomly selected 50 recipes from a cookbook and discovered that 80 percent of the ingredients — mushrooms, peppers, olives, lobster, mustard, lemons — had been linked to either…

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Sloan Kettering Executive Turns Over Windfall Stake in Biotech Start-Up

This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. A vice president of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has to turn over to the hospital nearly $1.4 million of a windfall stake in a biotech company, in light of a series of for-profit deals and industry conflicts at the…

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Mini-Vows: Starting Over on a Happier Note

Tiffany Lynn Jow and Wade James Michael were married Sept. 29 at Stumptown Coffee Roasters in Brooklyn. Ishraque H. Nazmi, a Universal Life minister and a friend of the couple, officiated. The bride, 34, is a design editor at Surface Media, an art and design magazine published in New York. She graduated from the University…

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Is Your Salad Habit Good for the Planet?

Every weekday, shortly after 11 a.m., a line forms at the Broadway and 38th Street location of Sweetgreen, the eco-conscious salad chain. By noon, the line has usually tripled in size. It often takes more than 15 minutes to get to the front. The scene is similar at the Chop’t at 41st and Broadway, or…

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The Look: An ‘Ancestral Memory’ Inscribed in Skin

The look In Alaska and other areas of the circumpolar north, women have been working in the last decade to revitalize a tattooing tradition. Photographs and Text by Ash Adams Produced by Eve Lyons Sept. 29, 2018 Grete Chythlook dreamed of the tattoo before she had ever seen one in person: a few fine lines…

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Rites of Passage: How to Know if You Should Spend Forever Together

“OK. I hear you.” That’s all he said, because he has literally nothing to say, ever, like all men. Maybe I was buying myself some time. Maybe I knew by then that our former selves had stowed away on the plane with us, and I didn’t want his self-doubting former self proposing to my hormonal,…

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Chidera Eggerue Has Some Tips (and Hashtags) for Self-Love

LONDON — When Chidera Eggerue was 14, she went for a bra fitting and realized that her breasts looked nothing like those of the model on the packaging. She began to believe there was something wrong with her body. As a teenager she even started saving up to have plastic surgery. She was saving up…

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Lady Bunny Is Still the Shadiest Queen Around

When she returned to Chattanooga two years later, she reluctantly enrolled at her father’s university, but by then her worldview was too wide. Restless, she transferred to Georgia State University, where she was less interested in class than in the burgeoning drag scene in Atlanta, which she called “the mecca of the gay South.” There,…

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Medical News Today: Some cancer therapies may avert cardiovascular disease

Existing cancer drugs could be repurposed as treatments for vascular inflammation, according to new research from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. Several drugs approved by the FDA for cancer treatment may also treat vascular inflammation. Publishing their findings in Cell Reports, the authors describe new insights into the way G-protein-coupled receptors…

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