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What to know about precum and pregnancy

When not using a condom or other barrier method during sex, liquid from the penis can enter the vagina without either party knowing. People call this liquid “precum.” Semen can leak into this fluid, so it is possible to get pregnant from precum. Even with the best form of protection, it is always possible that… Read More »

From fruit juice to honey: The truth about health sugars

It’s unsurprising, given the mixed messages we continue to receive. Wholesome-looking foods, from cereals to children’s snacks, are marketed as having no ‘refined’ or ‘added’ sugar, despite still having very high overall levels from fruit or sugar alternatives, such as honey. This month, the group Action on Sugar warned that consumers are being misled over… Read More »

What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »