Oh yeah, memory loss. More »
Oh yeah, memory loss. More »
Are you thinking about switching to an IUD after being on the pill? Wth the intrauterine device’s rise in popularity, you’re not the only one with questions about nonhormonal birth control options.
Hormonal options range from the ring to the patch to the pill, but what if you want to avoid the consequences,… More »
A massive medical study – of 96,000 participants over 4 years – has shown that if you contract HPV via oral sex, you’re at least seven times more likely to also develop cancers of the head and neck (cancers of the pharynx, larynx, sinuses, oral cavity, and salivary glands).
And people… More »
When you’re hungover, the last thing you probably even want to consider thinking about is working out. But whether you are a well-seasoned yogi, or someone who barely knows what the inside of a gym looks like, you probably are very familiar with… More »
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All these hormones are FINALLY good for something. More »
Behold, the best thing maybe ever on the internet!
Crossfitter Khan Porter re-posted a video of himself doing a choreographed snatch to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” after seeing Channing Tatum dress in drag to perform “Run the World” on Lip Sync Battle. It went viral, so he used the opportunity to … More »
Your vagina is just fine without getting a 72-hour “herbal detox.” More »
The internet is nasty to people with BPD – here’s what it’s really like. More »
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What is your New Year’s resolution for 2016? To travel more, take more time for yourself, or maybe call your parents more than twice a semester? For a lot of people, a new year promise is about health. A new calendar seems like a great time to start focusing on a diet or fitness routine.
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The condition is called “Irritable Man Syndrome,” a term coined in the early 2000s by researcher Jed Diamond. More »
I started out looking into what witches might do for beauty by looking into spells and potions one might concoct for skin care, hair care, etcetera. But two things became clear pretty quickly: First, that there’s nothing funny I can say about spells, because they’re basically prayers, and I respect that. Second, that whatever soaks… More »
Here’s something that would never happen in current-day America: A Swedish children’s channel (yes, children’s channel) had one of their hosts, Alex Hermansson, sing a song about menstrual periods, complete with dancing googly-eye tampons. It’s so earnest! It even has a rap break! It reassures us all that if you’ve got a uterus… More »
It has been a pretty shitty year for women’s reproductive rights in this country, I think we can all agree. When so much progression has been made for LGBT rights, Trans Rights and more, the Right still wants to attack the decisions that women make with regards to women and reproduction. Laws are getting worse,… More »
Today in never, ever, ever stop eating: Apparently there’s a syndrome called the female athlete triad that consists of a loss of bone density, irregular periods, and low energy, and it happens when female athletes aren’t eating enough. This plagues a lot of teenaged athletes in particular, for reasons having unsurprisingly to do… More »
Do you want to outlive all of your friends? You have to develop some pretty weird habits to do so. Glamour compiled the advice given by each of the people designated as the oldest person alive as to how they lived so long. As they get older, the general trend is toward bizarre daily rituals,… More »
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the “female Viagra,” Flibanserin – under certain conditions.
Flibanserin was rejected by the FDA twice in the past over concerns about its side effects and its effectiveness. The drug doesn’t actually function like Viagra, which relaxes muscles and increases blood flow; rather, Flibanserin treats hypoactive sexual… More »
New experiments in “Xenotransplantation” involve keeping organs from animals alive inside of other animals.
In the most recent case, scientists managed to keep a genetically modified pig heart alive inside a baboon for 945 days before it gave out. In addition, transplant experts at the University of Pittsburg say they kept a baboon… More »