Causes of heavy vaginal discharge

Regular vaginal discharge is a sign of a healthy female reproductive system. Normal vaginal discharge contains a mixture of cervical mucus, vaginal fluid, dead cells, and bacteria. Females may experience heavy vaginal discharge from arousal or during ovulation. However, excessive vaginal discharge that smells bad or looks unusual can indicate an underlying condition. This articles…

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Meredith Miller, Kimberly Duva

Kimberly Ann Duva and Meredith Reade Miller were married Dec. 16 at their apartment in Manhattan. Hilary Gingold, a civil court judge with chambers in Brooklyn, officiated. Ms. Duva (left), 48, is the global head of premium accounts in the advertising division of Amazon in Manhattan. She graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y., and…

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Remembering Emanuel Ungaro, As French Fashion Designer Dies At 86

French fashion designer Emanuel Ungaro has passed away, aged 86, and as we mourn the loss of another great artist, let’s look back at some of his greatest hits. Ungaro in 1971 Central PressGetty Images Obsessed with sensuality, with a keen eye for pattern-clashing, who knew the value of shirring, ruches and ruffles, Ungaro spent…

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How to Eat Dinner Like the Last Citizens of Pompeii

In A.D. 79, a baker in the Roman town of Pompeii placed some loaves of bread in his oven. While they were baking, Mount Vesuvius erupted, raining down layers of hot ash and stone that would both extinguish life from the town and enshrine its final moments. In excavations some two millenniums later, the loaves…

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Eloise Can Now Take Her Tea Downtown

Though the restaurateur Keith McNally has tended to look to France and its brasserie style for his greatest hits, he is now taking his cue from his native England with the introduction of a proper afternoon tea at Augustine. Offered daily from 3 to 5 p.m. at his restaurant in the Beekman, a hotel near…

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Home Goods From Italy

Since 2013, Donna Lennard, the owner of Il Buco and Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria in NoHo, has been selling country-style Italian tableware and home accessories from a loft near the restaurants. Now, Il Buco Vita has a new permanent home nearby. Earth tones dominate the pottery, glass, dinnerware, pitchers and serving pieces. There are…

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A Chocolate Bar With a New Look

The chocolate bar has supplanted the luxury truffle or box of assorted bonbons in the world of chocolate. Bars from companies across the globe are now labeled according to country of origin, percentage of cacao, added ingredients, style and even how they’re supposed to affect your well-being. At La Maison du Chocolat in Paris, the…

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An Unforgettable Holiday Centerpiece

Good morning. Gabrielle Hamilton wrote a lovely piece for The Times this week, about end-of-year extravagances — caviar sandwiches and homemade Boston cream doughnuts and the like — and particularly about the whole roast suckling pig (above) she has at one holiday party a year — “with its crackling skin so crisp it sounds as…

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Why Hiking Beats Surfing on Réunion Island (Hint: Sharks!)

Let’s just say absence makes the hikes grow longer. When I was 22 and in the best shape of my life, I used to hitchhike into the mountains of Réunion Island every weekend to take in the dizzying views and moss-draped forests of the highlands. I spent a year there after college, teaching English in…

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Japan Wants to Dump Nuclear Plant’s Tainted Water. Fishermen Fear the Worst.

IWAKI, Japan — The overpowering earthquake and tsunami that ripped through northern Japan in March 2011 took so much from Tatsuo Niitsuma, a commercial fisherman in this coastal city in Fukushima Prefecture. The tsunami pulverized his fishing boat. It demolished his home. Most devastating of all, it took the life of his daughter. Now, nearly…

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