SURFACING: For Jewish Israelis of Yemenite Heritage, Reviving a Past

Bride Meyrav Yehud, 24, has the final accessories of her henna outfit adjusted. Groom Or Dochan, 25, wears a triangular necklace, symbolizing the three life principles: the Torah, work, and doing good deeds. At a recent henna celebration at the Yemeni Heritage Center in Rosh Ha’Ayin, Israel, the bride had three ensemble changes, each representing…

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Hazing, Humiliation, Terror: Working While Female in Federal Prison

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — Makeup, earrings and perfume are off limits. So are smiles. Even the swing of a ponytail can attract unwanted attention, so women slick their hair back into a style known as the “bureau bun” — as in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. They wear oversized uniforms to hide the faint outlines of…

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Check In: Hotel Review: In San Francisco, Rooms With a View

Rates From $275 a night. The Basics Opened in late June, the Lodge at the Presidio has the unusual perk of having a San Francisco address in the heart of a 1,500-acre national park — the Presidio, an iconic former army post, now home to miles of forested hiking and biking trails, plus museums, restaurants,…

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Medical News Today: Does using testosterone to treat depression work?

Medical professionals have been discussing whether testosterone treatment can actually reduce depressive symptoms in men for many years. A recent meta-analysis attempts to draw a clearer picture. Could testosterone therapy be the antidepressant of the future? Depression is a major global concern. Per year, major depressive disorder affects an estimated 16.1 million adults in the…

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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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