What to know about transvaginal ultrasounds

A transvaginal ultrasound, or endovaginal ultrasound, is a safe and straightforward procedure that doctors use to examine the internal organs in the female pelvic region. An ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of internal organs. Unlike X-rays, ultrasound scanning techniques do not use radiation, which means that they have no harmful side…

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Yet Another Way to Eat Your Spinach

Advertisement A long stint in a lot of oil transforms the green into something totally different — or maybe its truest self. Image Pkaila, a Tunisian condiment made by frying spinach until it becomes almost black in color, inspires this halibut and chickpea dish. CreditCreditAndrew Scrivani for The New York Times By Yotam Ottolenghi Sept.…

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Your Questions About FIRE, Answered

“How to Retire in Your 30s with $1 Million in the Bank,” a Times article about the FIRE movement (it stands for “financial independence, retire early”), generated a lot of reader responses. Some were dubious about the whole idea. Some expressed their own desires to exit the rat race. And many readers had practical questions…

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