How to treat and prevent ingrown pubic hair

An ingrown hair near the vagina develops when the tip of a pubic hair folds back into the skin at the root. This can cause a painful pink or red bump to appear. The bump may be hard or soft and pus-filled. It can also become itchy, inflamed, or infected. Although some ingrown hairs can…

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Fashion Review: Sex, Saint Laurent and a Mutiny

PARIS — Under the twinkling lights of the Eiffel Tower at dusk, below a row of 10 towering white palm trees reflected in the black mirror of an infinity pool, in front of rows of gawking onlookers gathered on the steps up to the Trocadero, the first model of the Saint Laurent show appeared —…

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Medical News Today: Your height may predict your risk of varicose veins

A genetic study of nearly half a million people concludes that height is «not just a correlated factor, but an underlying mechanism leading to varicose veins.» Women are at a higher risk of varicose veins, but new research suggests that height is also a factor. Varicose veins — also known as spider veins — are…

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Eat: The Last Great Tomato Salad of the Year

Certain clichés, some more tenacious than others, define generations of Indian restaurants in the United States. It’s a font, the type stylized with curly, pointy-ended serifs. It’s a basket of cold, black-edged papad dressed up as bread service. Usually, though, it’s a menu of naan and curry, pleasing in its soft, warm vagueness. And so…

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Why The Times Won’t Run an Obituary for Your Pet

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. In 1876, Hambletonian died, and he made the front page of The New York Times. Hambletonian was a horse: “the most celebrated sire of trotting horses in America,” as The Times put it. A father to 1,500,…

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Life expectancy for stage 3 breast cancer

Stage 3 breast cancer refers to cancer in the breast that has spread to several nearby lymph nodes. Doctors also describe breast cancer as stage 3 if a tumor is larger than 5 centimeters and cancer has spread to any lymph nodes, but not to distant organs. At stage 3, breast cancer may also spread…

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Unification Parents Are Primary Matchmakers for Their Children

It was January 2017 when Denthew Learey asked his parents to meet for dinner at Hacienda Restaurant in Highland Falls, N.Y. He suspected his parents knew what he wanted to discuss. At 20 years old, he was “at that age,” as he put it, and he didn’t typically have serious conversations with them, but this…

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Why Women Are Misdiagnosed More Frequently

Among the general population it is only becoming recently known that women struggle to be diagnosed correctly and are often not believed when they have a health problem. Among women themselves, many are already aware that they are not given appropriate treatment or are not taken seriously when they go to the hospital or to…

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Nafta’s Fate Hinges on a Four-Letter Word: Milk

OTTAWA — For the seasonal salad at the popular Oz Kafe here, the shavings of Gouda cheese are a salty and delicious culinary accompaniment. To the United States, they are an element of an increasingly bitter trade dispute over dairy products, one that threatens to undermine its decades-long agreement with Canada. Canada’s longstanding policy of…

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