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Why American doctors keep doing expensive procedures that don’t work

The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half.<p>The news last fall that stents inserted in patients with heart disease to keep arteries open work no better than a placebo ought to be shocking. Each year, hundreds of thousands of American patients receive stents for …

Medicine

Top 15 Mediterranean Recipes of 2017

Here we are at the end of another great year, and I get to write one of my very favorite posts featuring top Mediterranean recipes of 2017!<p>It’s …

Cooking

Our Most Popular Recipes with Only 3 Ingredients

As someone who is very much a minimalist, I firmly believe the best recipes are the ones with the least amount of ingredients. Not only are they …

YouTube’s algorithms are terrorizing a generation of children

<i>Please be advised: This essay describes disturbing things and links to disturbing graphic and video content. You don’t have to read it, and are advised to take caution exploring further.</i><p>As someone who grew up on the internet, I credit it as one of the most important influences on who I am today. I …

8 of the Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Famous Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi once said, “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” As he understood, there are beautiful places …

The Insanely Fun European Cities You're Missing Out On

Far too many Americans plan a trip to Europe and draw their boundary at Berlin, or Prague, <i>maybe</i> Budapest. Anything further east conjures images of …

Europe

The Difference Between Small Cell and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

A lung cancer diagnosis can be confusing. Here are the two major types of lung cancer, and their symptoms and treatments.<p>If you've received a lung …

Cancer

How to Keep Your Lungs Healthy, According to Pulmonologists

Healthy aging is about more than your heart, brain, or joints—keeping your lungs in tip-top shape is important too. Here's what doctors recommend for …

Yoga

The best flight search websites – tried and tested

The internet’s supposed to make things easier when comparing flights. Rather than juggle dozens of airline websites, meta-search engines do the job for you, rifling through countless prices to find the best offers. The only snag is there are dozens of such sites, too, so which should you use?<p>To …

16 Drugstore Products Models Swear By

During New York Fashion Week, models spend a lot of time getting glammed up with luxurious skin-care and makeup. But when it comes to their daily …

Skin Care

The 7 Best Training Shoes for the Gym

Now that FN has brought you up to speed on the best weightlifting shoes, today we’re looking at a broader range of training shoes equipped for a …

Shoes

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 55 – Personal Memoirs by Ulysses S Grant (1885)

According to Mark Twain, these are “the best [memoirs] of any general’s since Caesar”, but we have to take that verdict with a pinch of salt: Twain was also Grant’s publisher. As a one-time Confederate soldier, Twain liked to joke that it was General Grant’s prowess on behalf of the Union cause …

Literature

Malta's secret tunnels: inside the newly discovered underworld of Valletta

Malta’s picturesque capital has been used as the set of Gladiator, Troy and King’s Landing in Game of Thrones – but it is also riven by subterranean passages that go back to the legendary Knights of Malta. As the city prepares to be European Capital of Culture, should the tunnels be opened to the …

European Travel

Why Bath is the perfect city for a family holiday

Even in the darkest of months, the golden hue of Bath glows a welcome to families.<p>What to see<p><b>The Roman Baths</b><p>From the disgusting - but supposedly health-giving - thermal water (make the kids try it) to the costumed “Romans” who laze about the site and excellent children’s audio guides, this is the …

Top 10: the best castle hotels in Britain

<i>Sherelle Jacobs introduces Telegraph Travel's guide to the best castle hotels in Britain, including the best castle hotels in England, Scotland and Wales, from family-friendly castles big on country pursuits to the best castle hotels with spas and gourmet dining. Expect staggering medieval military</i> …

Top 10: the best luxury Cornwall hotels

An insider's guide to the top luxury hotels in Cornwall, including the best for sea views, relaxing spas, contemporary design, nautical themes and renowned restaurants, in locations near Padstow, Saint Mawes, Newquay and Portscatho.<p>Seafood Restaurant<p>Padstow, Cornwall, England<p>7 Telegraph expert …

Ad Astra: Is this Florence's loveliest hotel garden?

Overlooking the largest private garden in Europe, Ad Astra offers a quiet haven from bustling Florence, a mere stroll from the nightlife and independant boutiques of the Oltrarno neighbourhood, south of the river.<p>Inspired by the concept of a Parisian hotel particulier, this boutique hotel has the …

The 60 best holidays in Italy for 2017

Italy summer booking guide<p><b>Planning a holiday to Italy in 2017? Read our guide to the best regions, including expert advice on where to go in Tuscany, Umbria, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Abruzzo, the Amalfi coast, Sardinia, the Italian Lakes, and Piedmont, plus our pick of the 60 best holidays. By</b> …

Top 10: the best boutique hotels in Cornwall

An insider's guide to Cornwall's top boutique hotels, including the best for sea-view rooms, family-friendly facilities, swimming pools, saunas, gourmet dining, cooking schools and cosy bars, in Penzance, St Ives, Saint Mawes, Bude, Mousehole and Wadebridge.<p>The Idle Rocks<p>Saint Mawes, Cornwall, …

The best budget hotels in Cornwall

An expert guide to the best cheap hotels in Cornwall, including the best for cosy atmospheres, comfortable bedrooms, beachside locations and good food, in locations including Padstow, Penzance, St Ives, Falmouth and Truro.<p>All prices below are subject to change depending on the season and during …

Walking Spain’s Camino de Santiago

<i>Our readers share tales of their rambles around the world.</i><p><b>Who:</b> Shelly Heller of Silver Spring, Md. (author); Dianne Martin of McLean, Va.; Toni Marsh of Montgomery Village, Md.; and Val Clarke of Torquay, Australia.<p><b>Where, when, why:</b> We walked for a week from Sarria, Spain, to Santiago de Compostela …

Hiking

Captivated by Egypt since childhood, a traveler finally visits the Great Pyramid

<i>Our readers share tales of their ramblings around the world.</i><p><b>Who:</b> Alison Thoet (the author); her parents, Bill and Liz Thoet; and her sister, Emily Thoet, all of Loudoun County, Va.<p><b>Where, when, why:</b> I’ve always been fascinated by Egypt — I grew up watching Egyptologist Zahi Hawass on PBS, read all …

Travel

9 awesome experiences to have in Arizona before you die

1. Getting to know the desert’s furry, scaly, and feathered denizens<p>Arizona just wouldn’t be Arizona without visions of roadrunners, coyotes, and …

Over-50 Women With Ridiculously Good Style

In the fast-paced fashion industry, it can often feel like there's a glaring lens always refocusing on what's youthful and new. But here at Who What …

The 15 most affordable destinations in Europe to visit right now

European Travel

Traveling While Aging: 16 Tips

Co-authored by Ellen Offner, Offner Consulting, LLC, Health care strategy and program development<p>The two of us love to travel and we particularly like to explore challenging environments in places different from are usual haunts.<p>Photo Credit: Ellen Offner<p>We recently traveled, between us, to China, …

Asia Travel

This Easy Banana-Nut Oatmeal Helps Your Body Burn Fat

Oats are one of our favorite ways to eat whole grains. Not only are they super versatile (pro tip: try something different and make them savory!), …

Breakfast

Spicy Falafel Shakshuka

falafel sliders with spicy yogurt, mint, and sumac onions

i have some advice for you! if you ever want your feet to fall off and your back to tell you <i>no, silly pants, you won't be leaving your couch today</i> …

Onions