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The pill has been around since the ’60s — are we finally going to see one for men?

For 60 years, women have had the power to prevent unplanned pregnancy — and the responsibility for contraception was firmly placed on them. From the pill to the coil to the implant and modern fertility apps such as Natural Cycles, dozens of contraceptives have been developed for women, while for men the options have remained… Read More »

Why we should change the language around mental health

Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK. We need to change the language around mental illness. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Hearing that someone committed suicide doesn’t accurately report what happened to that person. The phrase “committed suicide” insinuates that someone had a choice in how they died. That this person made that decision. When, in fact,… Read More »

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body

Salmonella can cause food poisoning if ingestedScience Photo Library/Getty Images By Yvaine Ye Salmonella can hijack immune cells and use them to spread around the body. Experiments in mouse cells suggest the bacteria do this by disrupting electrical signals in the gut. Our intestines have small electric fields, caused by charged ions, such as potassium… Read More »

Chrissy Teigen Is Now Joking Around With Princess Beatrice on Twitter

Chrissy Teigen recently made friends with Princess Beatrice on Twitter Beatrice joked that she would “adore” to be Chrissy’s god daughter. Chrissy Teigen is known for many things, among them being devastatingly funny/charming, as well as being better than everybody else at Twitter. And earlier this week Chrissy was able to parlay her status as… Read More »