The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: Hormone Therapy and the Best Way To Advance Your Career

– A study finds that hormone treatment after menopause makes it more likely that cancer will be fatal. [ New York Times ]

Which is more important for advancing your career: having your spouse scale back his or her work, or just having more paid help? [ Wall Street Journal ]

– In his new book, Ben Greenman reworks Chekhov’s short stories , replacing characters with American celebrities. [ The Daily Beast ]

What’s America’s worst credit card ? First Premier Bank’s plastic wins the award with high interest rates and high fees. [ The Daily Beast ]

– American researchers have found a ” tipsy” gene that makes some people feel the effects of alcohol faster than others, possibly helping to curb alcoholism. [ BBC ]