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Some men prefer their cars to smell of panties, not pine trees. One question: Is this panty-smell smell freshly washed or just-worn? [Feministing]

New Mexico may be the next state (Texas was the first) to require young girls to get the new HPV vaccine. [USA Today]

Do birth-control pills make you fat? That and other myths debunked. [CNN]

Young women who undergo weight-loss surgery are more likely to develop a serious neurological condition "most often seen in severe alcoholics". [CNN]

On the other hand, people who weigh more are less likely to commit suicide. We believe it. When we're skinny, it's usually because we're depressed. Hate that. [NY Times]

One woman in the Times' obit section today: Edith d'Addario, former Joffrey Ballet director who, among other things, developed ballet classes for deaf children. [NY Times]