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  1. um
    Oh God, a Woman Found a Dead Tortoise in Her VaginaGreat, another thing to worry about.
  2. science of us
    My Life As a Suicide Text Line VolunteerAs told by a 20-something graduate student.
  3. first person
    Our Sister BeckyWhat if the doctors had listened to her?
  4. science of us
    5 Books You Should Read If You Have Social AnxietyFrom serious cultural history to fun, relatable YA.
  5. science of us
    Air Pollution Can Travel Into Pregnant Women’s PlacentasNew research confirms what was previously a hypothesized link.
  6. science of us
    Introverted Doesn’t Mean What You Think It MeansMaybe alone time isn’t so great after all!
  7. science of us
    What It’s Like Dating a PsychopathAn interview with a man who knows.
  8. science of us
    There’s So Much to Worry About I Forgot to Worry About Plastic PoisoningNow you’re telling me my yogurt tub is trying to kill me?
  9. first person
    I Know Exactly How to Pass the Postpartum Depression QuizFive minutes in the waiting room is all it takes.
  10. science of us
    Can You Be Blissfully Unaware of Your Own Stress?Sometimes it’s better not to know.
  11. health
    Everything We Know About the Emirates Airline Flight Quarantined at JFKOne hundred sick passengers, “intense coughing,” and Vanilla Ice.
  12. the world according to goop
    Goop Settles Lawsuit About Those Vaginal EggsGwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand agreed to pay $145,000 in response to claims of deceptive marketing.
  13. fertility
    You Need More Than a Frozen Egg to Make a BabyWhy is IVF left out of discussions about egg freezing?
  14. anti-vax
    Nurse Fired for Posting About Patient’s Measles in Anti-Vaxxer Facebook Group“By no means have I changed my vax stance, and I never will. But I just wanted to share my experience.”
  15. vape life
    Juul Is Under Investigation for Its Teen-Focused MarketingThe company says its product isn’t for kids, but kids sure do like it.
  16. am i dying
    My Doctor Says My Chest Pain Is Just Anxiety, But I’m Not So SureWhat to do when your doctor says your symptoms are in your head.
  17. science of us
    Fainting Is a Pretty Weird Thing for a Body to DoIt’s crazy if you think about it (and I have).
  18. science of us
    So What Really Happens to Your Metabolism After 30?Sadly it doesn’t go up.
  19. science of us
    The Reason You’re Hearing More About Pancreatic CancerOn Aretha Franklin’s death, and new data on her condition.
  20. nightmares
    Doctors Discover Forgotten 28-Year-Old Contact Lens in Woman’s EyeAhh!!
  21. science of us
    The Bleeding Edge Is 2018’s Best Horror FilmI can’t stop thinking about one detail in particular.
  22. science of us
    Gynecologists Are Mad About the Safety Warning on Vaginal LasersSome are arguing that the FDA’s definition of “vaginal rejuvenation,” which includes treatment for pelvic pain, is too broad.
  23. science of us
    Natural Cycles Is the First Birth-Control App to Get FDA ApprovalBut it still might not be such a good idea to rely on it for pregnancy prevention.
  24. science of us
    My Life As a PsychopathAs told by an anonymous woman diagnosed with psychopathy.
  25. testing testing
    Are These New High-Design Vibrators Actually Any Good?Yes, in fact. And we tested a bunch to find out firsthand.
  26. am i dying
    My Leg Hurts, Do I Have Necrotizing Fasciitis?An illogical but understandable leap.
  27. science of us
    Unsurprisingly, Many Women With PCOS Don’t Trust Their DoctorsIt’s common to wait years for a diagnosis.
  28. science of us
    Teen Magazines Made Me Terrified of TSSThe toxic shock stories featured in early 2000s teen mags will forever haunt me.
  29. motherhood
    Not All Women Are Waiting Until Their Late 20s to Become MothersA new report shows how much education and geography influence the average age of first-time mothers.
  30. your mileage may vary
    A Thought Exercise for When You Can’t Fall AsleepTry just accepting your fate.
  31. science of us
    Apparently Bots Love VapingFigures they would.
  32. science of us
    Why Some Women Choose Mail-Order AbortionsThough in-clinic abortion is still legal (for now), it isn’t always accessible.
  33. science of us
    Most Young People Have No Idea When Their Fertility DeclinesEven though almost all young people say they want children.
  34. science of us
    The FDA Says Vaginal Rejuvenation Procedures Aren’t SafeLaser-based procedures can do more harm than good.
  35. science of us
    The Census Might Finally Ask About Your Gender IdentityAnd more about your sexuality, too.
  36. science of us
    A Hugely Influential Study on the Mediterranean Diet Was Just RetractedChecking in with experts on whether they’d still recommend it.
  37. Do I Have a Headache or a Brain Tumor?Depends on how long it lasts.
  38. The FDA Just Approved the First New Endometriosis Pill in a DecadeOrilissa is the first new treatment in ten years.
  39. dangers
    People Keep Getting Impaled by Beach UmbrellasWhat is happening??
  40. it's complicated
    The Restrictive Diet That Changed My MarriageFood was the foundation of my relationship with my husband. After a health scare, we had to redefine what brought us closer.
  41. science of us
    Three Identical Strangers Is the Best Documentary I’ve Ever HatedIt’s ultimately infuriating.
  42. science of us
    You’ll Love This Study If You Hate ExerciseA technique to make running feel less terrible.
  43. science of us
    An STD You’ve Never Heard of Could Be the Next SuperbugMost people with MG don’t even know they have it.
  44. science of us
    Compulsive Sexual Behavior Is Now Classified As a Mental-Health DisorderIt will appear in the WHO’s next International Classification of Diseases.
  45. the skin we're in
    What Your Ability to Handle Pimple-Popping Videos Says About YouIt’s fine to get excited about watching someone else squeeze some zits.
  46. the skin we're in
    Could Improving Your Mental Health Improve Your Skin?How changing your thinking could change your complexion.
  47. science of us
    How to Break Up With Your TherapistIt might be intimidating, but not impossible.
  48. science of us
    Why Don’t We Dream About Our Smartphones?It might have something to do with evolution.
  49. science of us
    How to Make It Through the Workday With a HangoverThis is not a time for hair of the dog.
  50. science of us
    A New Study May Have Found a More Effective Alternative to Pap SmearsHPV testing is better at detecting the abnormal cells that can lead to cervical cancer.
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