She Wanted a Man With a Good Job Who Is Nice to Animals

“Stay here and guard the castle,” I would say to my dog, Dusty, every time I left our condo. Over the years, his eyes — one blue, one brown — had become washed with gray, his sight was failing, and his hips were becoming tight. He was hardly a guard dog. When I came home,…

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Getting to the Root of Hair Loss

Have there been any links between Mirena IUDs and hair thinning or falling out? I am experiencing this and am certain it’s from Mirena use. Thank you for any information you can provide or point me to. — Jessie from Canada [Have a question about women’s health? Ask Dr. Gunter yourself.] Short Take Hair thinning…

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What is the G-spot, and where is it?

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Tangy, Bright and So Very Light

Soft, silky rice noodles are a textural delight, with a lively springiness that has them practically bouncing in your mouth, yet yielding completely when you bite down. Gentle in nature, they happily absorb the flavors of all manner of vegetables, herbs and seasonings, making them a versatile foundation for savory salads. Here, the noodles are…

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Weekend Plan: Scorpion Bowls!

Good morning. It’s been a long time since I had a scorpion bowl, but when I did I had more than one and years later I still store my keys in the little stainless dish that held the dumplings I ate between the drinks and the next morning found in the pocket of the “Say…

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Ebola Outbreak Spreads to 3rd Province in Eastern Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Congo said on Friday that its yearlong Ebola outbreak had spread to a third province, with two new cases confirmed in the current outbreak, the second-largest in recorded history. The country’s Health Ministry said two patients had tested positive this week in the Mwenga area of the province of…

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ELLE Editorial: Woodstock Redux

With the fiftieth anniversary of Woodstock comes a new look for flower-child fashion. Here the era’s exaggerated florals and bold tie-dye meet beachside staples for a truly far-out trip. Shirt, jumpsuit, both Versace. Andreas Sjödin Top, pants, both, Etro. Belt, seashell bandanna, all A.N.G.E.L.O. Vintage Archive. Messenger bag, all, Dior. Wedges, Michael Kors Collection. Andreas…

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Comedian Julio Torres Changes His Hair Color (Again)

Six years ago, Julio Torres, the comedian, former “Saturday Night Live” writer and bilingual surrealist, decided to dye his hair. He called Marcy Ozuna, a hairdresser who works out of a narrow shop on Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village. “It’s time,” he told her. “I screamed,” Ms. Ozuna said. “I went crazy.” “You were so…

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