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Health

Not So Fast: Women Who Have Premature Orgasms Explain How They Deal

Premature orgasm doesn't only affect men. Here's how women who come early found help through masturbation, edging, and being open with their partners.
Suzannah Weiss
2.6.19
Health

Doctors Thought I Had Chronic Yeast Infections—But I Really Had Cancer

For years, Clare Baumhauer's painful symptoms were written off by GPs. Then she was diagnosed with lichen sclerosus—a little-known condition that, for a small number of women, can cause vulva cancer.
Sarah Graham
2.5.19
Unwellness

I Tried a Sensory Deprivation Tank to Cure Me from the News Cycle

Twenty-four hour news has put me into a state of frenzied anxiety. Can locking myself in a floatation pod help?
Zing Tsjeng
1.24.19
Science

This Tiny Patch Could Give You a Month's Birth Control in Seconds

Georgia Institute of Technology scientists have invented a microneedle patch that only needs to be briefly pressed against the skin to deliver a contraceptive drug.
Zing Tsjeng
1.17.19
Health

When Women Are Denied Pain Relief During Invasive Procedures

In the UK, hysteroscopies—a procedure by which doctors examine the inside of the uterus—are routinely performed without any form of pain relief. For some women, the experience can be unbearably painful, and traumatizing.
Jessica Furseth
1.16.19
Getting Out of Bed

My Chronic Illness Makes My Bed a Haven—and a Prison

When I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19, for better or worse, my bed became a catch-all for place of work, place of rest, and everything in between.
Ione Gamble
1.11.19
Health

CEO of Nursing Home Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth Resigns

Amidst intense scrutiny of the facility where a woman allegedly gave birth while in a coma, Hacienda HealthCare confirmed to The New York Times that its long-standing CEO had resigned.
Sirin Kale
1.8.19
cosmetic surgery

Woman Who Ran Illegal Butt Injection Clinic Charged With Manslaughter

After one of her clients died, 44-year-old Whalesca Castillo was arrested by NYPD officers early Wednesday morning on suspicion of illegally administering silicone butt injections.
Sirin Kale
1.3.19
Life

I Tried to Do the 10 Most Popular New Year's Resolutions All at Once

If you are keen on the idea of setting some 2019 goals, go easy on yourself, because you will screw up.
Zing Tsjeng
1.2.19
Health

How Your Sex Life Affects Your Breast Size

Is there any merit to the rumor that women who have saggier breasts do so because of all the bouncing during sex? We spoke to some experts about whether your boobs really can change because of what you do in bed.
Sirin Kale
12.26.18
Health

Inside a Trans Clinic Run by Trans People in the Red Light District

When other resources fail them, Trans United Clinic helps trans people in Amsterdam get the health care they need.
Broadly Staff
12.21.18
reality tv

What It Was Like Being a Contestant on a 2000s-Era Cosmetic Surgery Makeover Show

Reality shows like "The Swan" and "Bridalplasty" were staples during the mid-2000s. But what was it like having surgeons transform your body in front of TV cameras?
Annie Lord
12.19.18
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