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Killer Tampons from Outer Space or Why We Don’t Hear About Toxic Shock Syndrome Anymore

9 Nov 2018

In the early 1980’s and 90’s toxic shock syndrome was on everybody’s mind. Its prevalence dominated headlines, inspiring fear in every tampon-using woman across North America. Young adults going...

Why Do We Poop More During Our Periods?

28 Nov 2017

The menstrual cycle of humans is complicated. It consists of a luteal and follicular phase, follows a roughly 21-day cycle, and has many effects beyond the shedding of the uterine lining.

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