How to treat female hair loss

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Female hair loss can happen for a variety of reasons, such as genetics, changing hormone levels, or as part of the natural aging process. There are various treatment options for female hair loss, including topical medications,…

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Perry Hoffman, 75, Dies; Saw Family Support as Key to Psychiatric Care

Perry Hoffman, a former elementary-school teacher and a mother of three with a degree in social work, was working part time in a psychiatric ward when she became fascinated by borderline personality disorder, a poorly understood condition characterized by extreme neediness and dark swarms of emotion. Her interest led her to perform research on the…

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The Snack You Need in Your Life

Crisp morsels of fried chicken skin can be an irresistible snack or a topping for salad or baked potatoes. These chicken “chips” — made by the Naked Market, a young company based in San Francisco — come in original (plain), sea salt and vinegar, and barbecue flavors. No, you cannot eat just one. They would…

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Chocolate Heels and Other Confections

Cipriani, which has hotels and restaurants in many countries and also sells food products, has moved its chocolate-making facility from Milan to New York. And it has opened a temporary boutique selling the often whimsical, fashion-forward gift items, like molded chocolate handbags in several sizes and designs, platform stilettos, teddy bears, hearts and such. There…

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Fanciful Mochi With a French Twist

Single-serve mochi, with ice cream fillings wrapped in flavored, slightly sticky rice dough, sing a holiday tune at Mochidoki in New York. The company, which sells its wares online, has enlisted the help of Michael Laiskonis — a former pastry chef at Le Bernardin who now teaches at the Institute of Culinary Education and has…

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Limited Edition Challah at Zaro’s

Zaro’s Family Bakery, now in its fourth generation, has collaborated with a number of chefs to create a series of unusual braided breads. Not only do they involve offbeat flavors, but some are dusted with assorted seeds, and others, like the one made with coffee, are particularly fragrant. From Dec. 2 through 8 there will…

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A Meal Caught in Time

In 1910, a group of Harvard freshmen attended a formal dinner, sipped imported Champagne, smoked cigarettes and tasted an elaborate Eastern European “tree cake.” The privilege and wealth of these young men, who were all most likely white, can be seen from the forks and dishes they left behind around an oak dining table. This…

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In Bowling Green, an Alsatian Holiday Market

The Christmas market in Strasbourg, in eastern France, has been going strong since 1570. Later this week it will be setting up a replica in New York for the first time, in Bowling Green. Some 30 wooden chalets have been shipped to New York and will be reassembled, containing boutiques for traditional crafts, Christmas ornaments,…

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Celebrating New Year’s, Offspring in Tow

Childless revelers have a plethora of options when it comes to New Year’s Eve. Unencumbered adults can go to parties held in bars, at homes and even in the middle of Times Square. Parents, unfortunately, often have fewer destinations to choose from — and that’s if they even want to go out at all. “Most…

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Medical News Today: Penile melanosis: What to know

Penile melanosis is a rare condition that causes discolored areas of skin on the head and shaft of the penis. These patches are dark brown and may be slightly or significantly darker than the surrounding skin on the penis. Penile melanosis does not cause any other symptoms. The condition is not infectious or contagious, and…

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