Priyanka Chopra Came to Talk About Beauty. It Got Political.

When the actress Priyanka Chopra stepped onstage this weekend to speak in Los Angeles at Beautycon, the cosmetic industry’s traveling more-than-a-trade-show event, she might have been prepared to answer questions about her self-care regimens, her husband (the pop star Nick Jonas), the unreasonable standards to which women’s bodies are held or her humanitarian work with…

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Medical News Today: What are the best ways to cut an ingrown toenail?

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17 Practical, Thoughtful, and Downright Sexy Gifts for Your Husband

When buying a gift for your husband, it’s understandable that «thoughtful» ranks high on your list of qualities you’d like out of the present. But ‘thoughtful’ can mean different things to different people. For the lovingly-practical guy, it could be a set of no-nonsense tools. If he’s a film aficionado, he’ll love socks that prove…

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Home Cooking for Profit? Sure, Just Not in New Jersey

FRANKLIN, N.J. — With just a little white chocolate and some sprinkles, Heather Russinko can make a wedding gown in under seven minutes. Give her five minutes more, and she can dress a groom, too. Three buttons, a bow tie, and a tuxedo swell over a round white chest. Ms. Russinko uses dips and drips…

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Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges

A national panel of health experts recommended on Tuesday that doctors screen all adult patients for illicit drug use, including improper use of prescription medications. But the group, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, stopped short of endorsing such screening for teenagers, a position that puts them at odds with major adolescent health groups.…

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What’s Your Workplace Confession?

The office: Is there any setting more ripe for awkward encounters, embarrassing experiences or just plain weirdo behavior? We want your stories, big and small. For instance, did you accidentally send a message to your boss about … your boss? Did your friend’s deeply personal text message flash across your screen during a presentation? Did…

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Why Sexually Transmitted Infections Can’t Shake Their Stigma

As an obstetrician and gynecologist, I get a lot of panicked calls and direct messages on social media — sometimes from acquaintances, sometimes from complete strangers — about gynecological matters. Pap smear results, missed periods and hot flashes are my bread and butter. Also common: abortion complications, lost condoms and misadventures with food. I think…

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The Drink That’s a Party All on Its Own

The reasons we drink may vary, whether it’s to connect, to forget, to end a workday or to open an evening. With tiki cocktails, however, the reason bubbles straight to the surface: It’s to have fun. Mai tais, zombies and fog cutters do the trick. But the scorpion bowl, group-friendly and potent, takes tiki’s night…

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Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Improve Dental Health of Babies

Women who take large doses of vitamin D during pregnancy may be giving their children a lower risk of dental problems. In a double-blinded clinical trial, researchers randomized 623 women to two groups. Beginning in the 24th week of pregnancy, one group took two pills daily, one containing 400 units and the other 2,400 units…

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