Genetic vulnerability to menthol cigarette use

A genetic variant found only in people of African descent significantly increases a smoker’s preference for cigarettes containing menthol, a flavor additive. The variant of the MRGPRX4 gene is five to eight times more frequent among smokers who use menthol cigarettes than other smokers, according to an international group of researchers supported by the U.S.… Read More »

How to Choose the Right Cooking Oils

Print this page FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 — Oils are one of the most widely used ingredients in cooking and are healthy alternatives to butter and margarine. All cooking oils, including olive, canola and peanut oil, contain 14 grams of total fat per tablespoon, and roughly 120 calories. So measure amounts carefully because even though… Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Netflix's New Pete Davidson Movie, 'The Dirt'

Getty ImagesGeorge Pimentel If you haven’t worn the faux vintage Mötley Crüe t-shirt you scored at Urban Outfitters since some hardcore fan pressed you on the band’s discography, Netflix is about to give you a chance to redeem yourself. The streaming service is releasing a biopic called The Dirt that’ll give you a super rock-n-roll… Read More »