Air Quality in California: Devastating Fire Leads to a New Danger

PARADISE, Calif. — The wildfires that have laid waste to vast parts of California are presenting residents with a new danger: air so thick with smoke it ranks among the dirtiest in the world. On Friday, residents of smog-choked Northern California woke to learn that their pollution levels now exceed those in cities in China…

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Medical News Today: What causes sweating around the vagina?

Sweating in the area around the vagina is a normal part of the body’s heat regulation. However, excessive sweat may cause discomfort and irritation. Several factors can contribute to increased sweating in the groin region. The vagina itself cannot sweat as it does not have any sweat glands. However, the external genitalia around the vagina…

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24 Weatherproof Shoes Disguised as Chic Black Boots

We’ll defend a pair of Ugg snow boots to the end of time, but some days we don’t want to stash galoshes under our desks. So what do we do? FInd a pair of shoes that can do both—stand the weather and look sleek and stylish while doing so. Brands like Aquatalia and La Canadienne…

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In 2018, Where Does Victoria’s Secret Stand?

Image Mirror, mirror: a model reflected during a Victoria’s Secret show casting.CreditBéatrice de Géa for The New York Times The push-up bra may be finally going the way of the corset. The news this week that Jan Singer, the C.E.O. of Victoria’s Secret Lingerie was stepping down — this after a P.R. crisis over transphobic…

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What is melasma?

Melasma is a common pigmentation disorder that causes brown or gray patches to appear on the skin, primarily on the face. The most common areas for melasma to appear on the face include: the bridge of the nose the forehead the cheeks the upper lip Melasma may also appear on other areas of the body,…

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Medical News Today: What causes lightheadedness?

Lightheadedness is a feeling of faintness, dizziness, or being close to passing out. It can occur alongside vertigo, which affects balance and makes a person feel as though they or their surroundings are spinning. Although lightheadedness and vertigo can feel similar, they have different causes. Experiencing some episodes of lightheadedness is normal. In most cases,…

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City Kitchen: Add a Bit More Green to Your Fall Diet

It’s November, and snow has already fallen in parts of the country. Usually those first snowflakes have people reaching for comforting soups and stews, but some, myself included, may still yearn for lighter fare. Personally, I always want a salad, whatever the weather. There are many interesting cool-weather salad ingredients. Pleasantly bitter greens, like endive,…

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Medical News Today: How to find the right condom size

Condoms come in many shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit can be tricky, but doing so will help people to have a better and safer sex life. Condom size is essential for ensuring the condom is effective in preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy. Condoms that are too small may break, and condoms…

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