For Women of Colour, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic
In households where it's common to keep dating a secret, an unplanned pregnancy brings up many challenges.
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When pubic hair became less fashionable, so did talking about crabs – but they're just as common as they've ever been.
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What Does Cocaine Do to the Heart?
Racking up those lines could cause swelling, scarring and heart disease – good stuff!
There's a Little Bit of Psychopath in All of Us
These are the five things most people don’t understand about psychopaths.
Why Do Some People Suddenly Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?
It can be confusing and daunting to suddenly not be able to eat a food you've eaten your whole life.
Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Patients Who Can't Consent
The practice, performed on unconscious patients, is still legal in 42 states despite ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
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Mindfulness Is a Capitalist Scam
In his new book, Ronald Purser cuts through the woo-woo hippy-dippy hype to show how the practice has been co-opted for nefarious means.
Climate Change May Be Spawning Flesh-Eating Bacteria
Put them together with "brain-eating" amoeba and it's shaping up to be a summer from hell.
People in the US Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions
A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
Growing Up with Acne May Make You More Successful Later
A good news day for people with pimples: we dig into the study claiming acne might help you do better in school, and at work.
Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls
Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
Please, Don't Use a Vacuum Cleaner to End Your Period Early
We spoke to a gynaecologist about "menstrual extractions".