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Why I Inspect My Vagina Every Day

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“Are you okay in there?” my roommate asked me after I’d surpassed the 30-minute mark in our shared bathroom. “Yep!” I hastily replied from the cold, linoleum floor where I sat naked. “I’ll be right out!” I took one last look through the small compact mirror...

Girl Talk: I’ve Got An STD

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There are few moments in life more heart-stopping than realizing that there is something not right in your panties. A close second are the frantic Google searches you conduct with one shaking hand while aiming a mirror at your crotch with the other. I was...

Michael Douglas’s Throat Cancer Allegedly Caused by Oral Sex

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Most people associate throat cancer with smoking or even drinking, but The Guardian reported yesterday that actor Michael Douglas contracted the disease by way of the human papillomavirus (HPV) caused by oral sex. They quote him as saying: “Without wanting to get too specific, this particular cancer...