What to know about endometriosis and infertility

Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue similar to the uterine lining grows elsewhere in the body. Pelvic pain is the most common symptom of endometriosis, but some women with the condition may also experience infertility. Research has found that infertility affects around 30–50 percent of people with endometriosis. Endometriosis lesions can cause inflammation in…

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What to know about cervical mucus and fertile discharge

Throughout the menstrual cycle, cervical mucus changes. This type of discharge is healthy and a sign of regular ovulation. One method of fertility monitoring uses changes in cervical mucus to predict ovulation. When a person is fertile, the cervical fluid is watery, thin, and slippery, and it may appear similar to an egg white. What…

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Medical News Today: Do people inherit rheumatoid arthritis?

While doctors do not fully understand what causes rheumatoid arthritis, they do know that having a family history of the disease increases a person’s risk of developing it. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder in which a person’s immune system attacks the fluid-filled linings of their joints. The result is inflammation and swelling that…

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13 Ridiculously Opulent Gifts That Really Show You Care

Courtesy Nothing says ‘I appreciate you’ like silk pajamas, crystal wine glasses, or an Hermes skateboard, am I right? And if you’re feeling extra generous, throw in an iPhone X—you know, as a stocking stuffer. Gloss over those price tags and go straight to our roundup of the most lavish gifts out right now. View…

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The Best Costumes Are Handmade, Right?

Some of us costume ourselves exactly once a year, on or around Oct. 31. But for cosplayers — people who dress up as a characters from movies, books, TV shows and video games — taking on other visual identities is a year-round lifestyle. The vast majority are hobbyists who spend anywhere from a few weeks…

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Skin Deep: Diane Lane Doesn’t Use the ‘A’ Word

Diane Lane has been acting since she was a teenager, first in films like “A Little Romance” and “The Outsiders,” and later in ones like “Unfaithful” and “Under the Tuscan Sun.” This fall, you can see her in the final season of “House of Cards” and in the debut season of “The Romanoffs.” With all…

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Baroo Has Closed, but Leaves a Rare Culinary Legacy in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — In a Hollywood strip mall, with a cramped kitchen and a shoestring budget, the tiny restaurant Baroo brought a singular, experimental spirit to this city’s food scene. Shortly after Kwang Uh and Matthew Kim opened it in 2015, the restaurant critic Jonathan Gold endorsed Mr. Uh’s cooking in a review, praising his…

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Cardi B Wants You to Feel ‘Poppin’ in Her Fashion Nova Collection

Cardi B is quickly achieving fashion icon status. Now she’s collaborating with one of her favorite brands (and a favorite of influencers everywhere)–Fashion Nova. But we’ll have to wait until November 15 for Cardi B x Fashion Nova’s massive collaboration, a first for the e-commerce brand, to officially drop. The collection will include 80 pieces…

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On the Runway: Making Fun of Fashion, Onstage and in Song

Fashion — that big, amorphous blob of style pronouncements and product that occupies an outsize space in the psychographic map of the world — is good at many things, but laughing at itself is not necessarily one of them. Remember how unamused YSL (the brand) was at the satirical “Ain’t Laurent Without Yves” T-shirt in…

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