No, Sex Shouldn't Hurt: What to Do if You're Experiencing Sexual Pain

A study from April’s Journal of Sexual Medicine found that a whopping 30% of women experienced pain during their last sexual experience. Sadly, a lot of women operate under the assumption that sex is inherently painful, and that all you can do is grit your teeth and get through it. Nothing could be further from the… » 7/01/15 10:25am Wednesday 10:25am

Diarrhea Outbreak Found to Be Linked to Hot Tubs and Pools

Remember when hot tubs used to be associated with images of 80’s-style sexiness? Well now you can associate them with diarrhea. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report detailing outbreaks of the creepy-sounding cryptosporidium, a microscopic parasite that causes the runs, which people… » 6/25/15 11:00pm 6/25/15 11:00pm

Woman Spends 4 Days In the Hospital Thanks to a Pair of Skinny Jeans

A 35-year-old Australian woman was rushed to the hospital recently after collapsing in a park, citing loss of feeling in her legs and feet. Turns out, after a day of helping a family member move—which involved a certain amount of squatting—her skinny jeans had cut off the blood supply to her calf muscles. » 6/23/15 12:00pm 6/23/15 12:00pm

Once Again, The Media Is Overhyping The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

“There does not appear to be evidence that chocolate should be avoided in terms of impact on cardiovascular risk.” So conclude the authors of a report published Monday in the august medical journal Heart. Their takeaway is decidedly unsexy (takeaways from well-conducted health studies, which the aforementioned… » 6/16/15 6:06pm 6/16/15 6:06pm

A Lady's Guide to Getting to Know Your Genitals

About 30% of my female clients have never taken a good look at what they’ve got going on between their legs. About 75% have some sort of misinformation or inaccurate belief about their genitals. And virtually all of my clients feel insecure or ashamed about some aspect of the most intimate areas of their bodies.… » 5/29/15 10:15am 5/29/15 10:15am

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar every day. It made the front page of Bild, Europe’s largest daily newspaper, just beneath their update about the Germanwings crash. From there, it… » 5/27/15 4:28pm 5/27/15 4:28pm

Never Leave the House Because 80% of Sunscreens Don't Even Work

The Environmental Working Group has released its annual guide to sunscreens, and what they’ve discovered will encourage you to partake in the important summer ritual of staying inside. Their research, as reported by TIME, claims 80% of sunscreens offer “inferior sun protection or contain worrisome ingredients like… » 5/19/15 5:40pm 5/19/15 5:40pm

The Literally Broken Hearts of Divorce

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Scientifically, relationships have been shown to affect everything from your cardiovascular health to your mental well-being; anecdotally, it can mess with everything from your brand of toothpaste to control of your DVR. So it should come as no surprise that marriage, divorce, and widowhood come with their own… » 4/20/15 1:30pm 4/20/15 1:30pm

A Third of American Women Don't Allow For Enough Time Between Births

The average American mother spaces the birth of her children two and a half years apart. But one-third of women don’t allow enough space between children. A study released on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 30 percent of mothers become pregnant again within 18 months.
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