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Does peeing after sex prevent UTIs?

11 Aug 2023

This article was first published in The Skeptical Inquirer.

Sharks and vaginas both produce squalene

21 Feb 2017

Yes, they do have something in common. Squalene, a compound found in the vagina, is a natural lubricant. When a woman is aroused, squalene is secreted allowing the clitoris and labia to swell up...

Are babies born by C-section more at risk than those born vaginally?

20 Feb 2017

Babies who are delivered by C-section don’t go through the birth canal, and as a result they don’t get the beneficial microbes that babies born via the birth canal receive. This might help explain...

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