infection

Is Soap Self-Cleaning After All?

You have been washing your hands wrong your entire life. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.26.18   |   SHARE
This lady looks way too happy to vomit.

What I Learned About Myself From My Miserable Pregnancy And Birth

A human being does not go through an experience like that without getting to know themselves really, really, well. I learned more about myself than I Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   12.3.15   |   SHARE
Families

A Simple Way to Prevent Vaginal and Urinary Tract Infections

When I was first married, I found myself constantly suffering from painful and awful vaginal and urinary tract infections. The doctor prescribed the Read...
Tamar Saperstein    |   05.25.15   |   SHARE
Bodies

Hospital Truths: The Good, The Bad, The Terrifying

"Germs are everywhere. Arm yourself with either a bottle of hand sanitizer or, to be extra safe, just straight bleach." Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.7.15   |   SHARE
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Thinkstock

September Is Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Get Your Knowledge-Drop!

Because no one is out there making sexy bumper stickers to raise awareness for this deadly hereditary disease, we're here to try and shed some light. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   09.3.14   |   SHARE
Bodies

Woman's Eyeballs Are Invaded by Amoebas: The Scary Science Behind Leaving Contacts in Way Too Long

As one woman learned the hard way, careless hygiene can make you literally blind. Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.15.14   |   SHARE
Bodies

Making Whoopee in Hot Tubs is a One-way Ticket to Despair

"Babe come onnnnn! Chlorine kills everything." LIES. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   05.21.14   |   SHARE
Sex + Love