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Airfare Study Claims This Is Exactly How Far In Advance You Should Book Your Flights

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>CheapAir.com announced the results of its annual airfare study on Wednesday, analyzing 917 …

Flying

How to Take Care of Others Without Burning Out

In our over-stressed world, many health care providers, social workers and caregivers are suffering from slow yet painful burnout. Many of the rest …

Mindfulness

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Once quickly lethal and still humbling, multiple myeloma may be in a ‘golden age’ of treatment

If you can call someone who gets a rare form of cancer lucky, then Deb Graff says she fits the bill.At age 72, Graff has survived nine years with …

Immunotherapy

After 102 Years Barbetta Is Still the Most Elegant Italian Restaurant in New York

The story of Barbetta has been told ever since its inception in 1906 in its original location on West 39th Street and ever since it moved to West 46th Street in the heart of the Theater District. The founder, Sebastiano Maioglio, whose brother Vincenzo’s little beard gave Barbetta its name, and his …

Wine Cellars

18 Best Budget Beachfront Hotels in Florida

Florida's 1,350 miles of coastline contain some of the country's best beaches, with velvety sand, clear blue water, and ideal conditions for water …

Panama City

Stand Up To Cancer Takes New Approach to Multiple Myeloma, Focusing on Precursor Conditions

CHICAGO, April 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer announced a $10 million award to a Stand Up To Cancer Dream Team focused on revolutionizing the treatment of multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer of plasma cells, through early detection of precursor conditions before they …

5 Epic Road Trips Across America

No mode of travel is more American than the road trip. It’s basically a national rite of passage. Dating back to Model T days, folks have been …

A local’s guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 million visitors in 2017 – and new direct flights from the UK with Norwegian and Wow making the US’s third-largest city more accessible. While visitors tend to congregate around …

Travel

8 Affordable Wellness Retreats That'll Leave You Rejuvenated

Relaxation vacations at a fraction of the price.<p>Vacations <i>should</i> be stress-free, but that doesn’t mean they always are. With the intense planning beforehand and chock-full itinerary once you’re there, vacations sometimes turn into the exact opposite of what your escape needed to be.<p>A wellness …

5 Free iOS Travel Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

<b>Here’s five neat little apps that will help you score the cheapest plane tickets possible so that you can book your trip and not drain your bank</b> …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

Travel

What to eat if you have multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer that forms in bone marrow. It occurs when a type of blood cell called a plasma cell becomes cancerous and …

Nutrition

Smoldering multiple myeloma and cancer: What to know

Smoldering multiple myeloma is a rare disorder that can lead to a cancer called multiple myeloma.<p>Typically, smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM) has no …

Cancer

Genetic testing to enhance multiple myeloma treatment

Article by Barbara Toman<p>Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer, but most people haven’t heard of it until they or someone they know …

Cancer

Celgene's pomalidomide triplet therapy shows treatment benefit in late-stage multiple myeloma study

Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) announces successful results from a Phase 3 clinical trial, OPTIMISMM, evaluating the combination of POMALYST/IMNOVID …

Need a Belly Laugh? The 19 Funniest Books of Fall

And Other Things I Still Have to Explain<p>Phoebe Robinson; Foreword by Jessica Williams<p>Fans of comedian Phoebe Robinson’s hit podcast <i>2 Dope Queens</i> have been waiting on the arrival of her first book for a while. Handling tough issues like race and feminism with finesse and strength is hard enough …

Comedy

6 Things You Should Say to Your Soulmate Every Single Day

From someone who lost hers.<p>For three years, I had the most perfect marriage in the entire world. I never set out to brag about it, but it's really hard not to. We loved each other. We liked each other. We finished each other's sandwiches, sentences, and Starbucks (he was the slowest drinker on the …

The 24 best places to live in the South — the region that's becoming the best place to live in America

The best region in the country, going by the US Census Bureau's geographic divisions, might surprise some: the South. Twenty-four of the top 50 cities can be found in the South — more than the <i>combined</i> number of cities that made the list from the traditionally more desirable West and Northeast …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

Ask The Desk: Pocket Fountain Pens

Barry asks:I am an absolute beginner in fountain pens, however my interest has been extremely peaked.I currently carry a mini ballpoint pen in my …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

These Secret Netflix Codes Will Unlock Thousands Of Hidden Genres

No matter where you go in the world (as long as it’s not China), you can stream <i>BoJack Horseman</i>. Netflix is now available in most countries, 190 to be exact, including Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. But what happens when you’re sick of</i> …

New Weapons in the Fight Against Multiple Myeloma

Hope and more options for patients after the FDA’s approval of three drugs for the blood cancer<p>Few types of cancer research have witnessed more progress in the past decade than the fight against the blood cancer known as multiple myeloma.<p>There are 10 multiple myeloma treatments on the market, …

How Technology Will Transform Retirement

Get ready for a new array of devices and services that will make it easier to work, stay healthy, live at home and remain connected to friends and family<p>For the next generation of retirees, the question that will trump all others will be a simple one: How do you add life to longer lives?<p>As people …

Retirement

8 dangerous HIV myths debunked by the experts

<b>(CNN) —</b> HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live with it.<p>HIV has killed an estimated 39 million people to date, but making it more dangerous are the misunderstandings and stigmas …

I spent 2 weeks researching restaurants at every price point before my mom came to visit NYC, and here's where we went

About a month ago, my food-loving mom flew in from North Carolina to spend a weekend in New York City with me.<p>She was in charge of picking activities; I was in charge of picking food.<p>I wanted her to experience a variety of cuisines and see different neighborhoods of Manhattan. I also had to account …

11 Best TV Shows to Binge-Watch When You Cant Leave Your Couch

Snow days are the best days.<p>Winter weather means many, many hours spent lying on the couch discussing the eternal question: What to watch???<p>Here, 11 shows to indulge in, from quick one-season hits you can devour in a single sitting to multi-season series you can make a dent in while half comatose …

TV

The New Yorker wants younger readers — but not enough to change itself

David Remnick describes his job like this: "to get <i>The New Yorker</i> from one shore to the other shore with our soul intact and...our clothes dry."<p>The …

Journalism