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A Drone Delivered Abortion Drugs To Northern Ireland In Bold Protest Of Its Dangerous Laws

Technology has made everything more accessible — now including abortion meds.

Lauren Holter | June 21, 2016 - 4:16 pm

Oklahoma Creates Sex Ed For An “Abortion-Free Society,” As If American Sex Ed Wasn’t Bad Enough Already

They’ll tell teens that life begins at conception, but won’t tell them what fucking actually is. That has to be confusing.

Karen Fratti | June 14, 2016 - 11:30 am

Zika Is Potentially Transmitted By Oral Sex, A New Case Suggests

Scientists recently discovered that the mosquito-driven Zika virus rapidly spreading across the Americas can be passed along through semen, and now they believe Zika may also be transmitted through oral…

Lauren Holter | June 3, 2016 - 7:05 pm

If You Visit A Zika-Infested Country, Plan On Having Protected Sex For A While

The World Health Organization (WHO) revised its guidelines, saying people who travel to Zika-infested countries should practice safe sex or not have sex at all for eight weeks.

Lauren Holter | May 31, 2016 - 3:10 pm

#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou Exposes Non-Violent Domestic Abuse, Which Is Every Bit As Real And Destructive

The word “abuse” often brings to mind the image of battered women with black eyes and bruised thighs; however, there are multiple types of abuse, some only leaving internal scars.

Lauren Holter | May 10, 2016 - 11:40 am

4 Myths About Fat Bodies And Weight Loss, Which Don’t Work At All How You Think

A new study just revealed how extreme weight loss negatively impacts fat bodies, exposing a number of myths about weight loss.

Kylie Cheung | May 2, 2016 - 8:04 pm

Do Tea Detoxes On Instagram Really Work? Eh, Not So Much

On social media platforms, we’re able to convey a certain image or idea of “healthy living” that is actually contrary to healthy habits. You’ve probably seen oodles of endorsement posts…

Liz Magee | April 28, 2016 - 2:02 pm

Sit-Ups Are Bad For You (Maybe)! Here’s What You Might Not Know About Ab Workouts

It’s possible that sit-ups aren’t just torturous garbage dreamed up by sadists obsessed with something made up called “core strength,” but it’s entirely possible that sit-ups are bad for you.

Jenni Miller | April 18, 2016 - 1:29 pm

The Life Expectancy Gap Is Literally When You Die Sooner Because You’re Poor, So That’s Fun

Researchers have known for some time that economic class and health are inextricably linked, and that the stress and trauma of living in poverty has physical and emotional repercussions, but…

Jenni Miller | April 12, 2016 - 5:14 pm

An Eighth-Grader Totally Nailed Why BMI Is Just Another Dumb Number

Usually middle school kids are super self-conscious of every pimple and pound. But one eighth grade girl isn’t just loving her body – she’s teaching us all how to love…

College Candy | April 6, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Lazy Weekends Are Worse For You Than Working All Week, Says Science

There’s been quite a bit of research in recent years about the association between sedentary behavior (which includes time sitting, watching television, or using a computer) with serious health issues

YourTango.com | March 12, 2016 - 11:00 am
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